2019 McLaughlin-Gallie Visiting Professor Rounds
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada established the McLaughlin-Gallie Visiting Professorship in 1960. The professorship commemorates the outstanding contributions to surgical science of Dr. William Edward Gallie of Toronto, who died in September 1959. Dr. Gallie is a former Professor of surgery and dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto; he was a close friend of Colonel R. Samuel McLaughlin, founder of the McLaughlin Foundation.
This year's theme is "Opioid Safety" and Dr. Peter MacDougall will the invited speaker. Dr. MacDougall is the Professor at the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management and Perio-operative Medicine at Dalhousie University. He practiced family medicine and anesthesia in rural Ontario and Nova Scotia before moving to Halifax. He is the founder and director of the Atlantic Mentorship Network - Pain and Addiction; and a co-developer of The Prescribing Course: Safe Opioid Prescribing.
This year's talk will be on: "The Prescribing Crisis: How on earth did we get here", click HERE for more information.
To view the full video of the talk, click HERE.