Join us for a 90 minute webinar in the safety of your office. CAPM&R webinars showcase a national and international faculty to address of our specialty with the generous support of our partners.

Friday, Oct. 30, 1200-1330 EDT 

At the end of the activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review the benefits of exercise and its role in disease prevention and management
  2. Establish an approach to exercise counseling and the creation of an exercise prescription
  3. Discuss the practical implementation of exercise promotion among individuals with and without disabilities.

Target audience: Physiatrists, Residents, Medical Students, Physicians, PMR, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics, pediatrics, Physio and OT, nurses, and Orthotists.

Speakers:

  • Kim Coros, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare – Sinai Health System
  • Cathy J Campbell, Assistant Professor, U of T in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Hosts:
Paul Winston, MD FRCPC, Clinical Associate Professor, department of Medicine @University of British Columbia & Island Medical Program UBC or
Larry Robinson, MD, FABPMR
Professor and Division Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, @Sunnybrook Research Institute

CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert (the integrating role), Communicator, Health Advocate, Professional 


Accreditation: This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 1.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated)

Speakers

Cathy J Campbell
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine @University of Toronto
Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, she completed a Masters in Exercise Physiology at Dalhousie University, while coaching track and teaching at Dalhousie. She worked at the Coaching Association of Canada in Ottawa for 3 years prior to entering Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton and Residency in Family Medicine at UBC in Vancouver. She has practiced in both Canada and the US and it was during her time in Houston, Texas in 2000 that she was asked to accompany the Canadian Women’s Soccer team to Kansas. This was a match made in heaven and Cathy ended up travelling with the team for many years, including the London Olympics in 2012, where Canada won a bronze medal. She has now worked at 15 World cup events in a variety of roles as team physician for Canada and as Chief Medical Officer and Doping Control Officer for FIFA. She was CMO for FIFA for the U20 WWC in 2014 and for the WWC in 2015, hosted in Canada. President Elect for CASEM 2020-21.
 
Kim Coros
Physiatrist @Bridgepoint Active Healthcare – Sinai Health System
Dr. Coros completed her training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Toronto where she recently finished her Masters of Science in Community Health (Health Practitioner Teacher Education). Her interest in medical education has led to a role in curriculum development and implementation as the Exercise Medicine Theme Lead for the undergraduate medical school. Her current practice is focused on inpatient Neurologic Rehabilitation and outpatient Sports and Exercise Medicine. Her primary practice location is Bridgepoint Active Healthcare – Sinai Health System. She also works with high-performance Olympic and Paralympic athletes through the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. She previously worked as a team physician with the Athletics Canada and was a member of the medical team at the 2015 and 2019 Parapan American Games as well as the 2016 Invictus Games. She has a keen interest in the benefits of exercise for patients and physicians.