We are looking forward to an exciting and informative two days for the CAGP Annual Scientific meeting jointly held with the CCSMH. Our keynote and plenary speakers cover a wide range of topics related to geriatric mental health. Dr. David Goldbloom, Chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada will be speaking on Seniors’ Mental Health: A Perspective from the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Dr. Eric Lenze, Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis, and leading expert in Late-Life Anxiety Disorders will give a very practical and instructive talk on Managing Anxiety in Older Adults: 8 Simple Rules. Dr. Mark Rapoport, President, Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry will give a stimulating and insightful talk entitled Lear’s Shadow: Contemporary Lessons on Differential Diagnosis in Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Joel Sadavoy, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Inaugural CAGP President, will be speaking on a very innovative approach to helping caregivers of patients with dementia entitled Training Caregivers of Patients with Dementia. We also have a wide range of symposia, workshops and paper presentations, which cover the spectrum of topics from innovative experimental medicine approaches to understanding late life mental disorders to creative psychotherapeutic for grief and late-life depression.
Save the date for our upcoming conference on September 30, 2015, hosted in Vancouver, B.C.
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Daniel M. Blumberger, MD, MSc, FRCPC