Friday, April 27, 2012

Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians Guild Convention

Vancouver is a spectacular city; Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, my host since arriving, has been showing me the sights.

Tonight the Canadian Catholic Physicians' Convention begins.  Here is the time-table and the topics that will be ours.

Friday, April 27

4– 5 pm Welcome Federation Business Meeting; 5 – 7:30 pm Dinner

7:30 pm Fr. John Horgan: Physician Saints

8:30 pm Best of BC Wine Tasting and Reception

Saturday, April 28

7:00 am Breakfast

9:00 am Mass at Holy Rosary Cathedral
Concelebrated by Archbishop J. Michael Miller & Archbishop Terrence Prendergast

10:00 am Break & Refreshments

10:45 am Archbishop J. Michael Miller, Courage and the Physician

12:00 pm Dr. William V. Williams: Research Ethics

1:00 pm Lunch

2:30 pm First Breakout Session Dr. Thomas Bouchard Monitoring Ovulation (en francais) or Dr. Francois Primeau Teaching Ethics (in English)

3:30 pm Break

4:00 pm Second Breakout Session: Dr. Francois Primeau Teaching Ethics (en francais) or Dr. Les Ruppersberger Potion or Poison - Medical Alternatives to the Pill

7:00 pm Closing Banquet:
Keynote Speaker Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J.; Ph.D., The Scientific Mind: Proofs of the Existence of God

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