April 28 to May 6, 2023

Northeast Women's Health Symposium 2023

Registered Participants!

Accessing Symposium Resources

  1. Make your way to the Agenda & Resources tab once you log into the site (password protected) to join the WebEx
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Thank you for participating in this years event!

Topic selection is based on a robust needs assessment performed by the conference planning committee and takes into consideration referral patterns, emerging needs, updated practice guidelines, and participant requests. This is a fantastic opportunity for clinicians in our region to access up to date information and interact with colleagues in a virtual environment.

Topics this year include: Menopause Management - Not Exactly Rocket Science, A New Era of Cervical Cancer Screening: Primary HPV Testing, Hormonal contraception: myth-busting & troubleshooting, and 5-minute pearls of Obstetrics & Gynecology: A northeast panel discussion and Q&A

Symposium Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the best practice for managing menopause
  2. Discuss new guidelines and regional plans for implementing Cancer Care Ontario's cervical cancer screening program
  3. Counsel patients on the options for hormonal contraception

Symposium Agenda

Please view a copy of our symposium agenda below

Keynote Speaker

  • Denise Black MD, FRCSC

    Denise Black MD, FRCSC

    Seine River Medical Centre, Winnipeg

    Dr. Denise Black was born and raised in Northern Manitoba. She completed medical school at the University of Manitoba, followed by a 5 years specialty training program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Manitoba. She received her fellowship from the Royal College in 1994.

    Now entering her 25th year of practice, she has worked both in the University system and private practice. She worked out of both St. Boniface Hospital and Women’s Hospital and has served as director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training program. She has been an examiner for the Royal College as well.

    In 2011, she moved to a community-based practice. Special areas of expertise include menopause management, treatment, and prevention of HPV disease, contraception, and non-surgical management of heavy menstrual bleeding.

    She is currently involved in national and international education programs in women’s health, with the goal of helping practicing physicians achieve excellence in the quality of women’s health care services they provide.

    Dr. Black enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time outdoors around bodies of water. She is a proud grandmother to Elliot, who is the smartest young man ever.

Accreditation Statement

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Education and Professional Development Office at NOSM University for up to 2.5 Mainpro+ credits.



Online event

Registration period

March 13, 2023 - 12:00 until April 28, 2023 - 15:00

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact cepd@nosm.ca .

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