ACSC - Resident Leadership Day

June 20, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario

Resident Leadership Day - new this year!

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The SOGC and APOG have co-developed a one-day program specifically tailored to the needs and interests of ob/gyns in training. The Resident Leadership Day will offer residents an opportunity to interact with Canada’s leading ob/gyn experts, as well as peers from medical programs across the country.

In the morning session, Setting Up for Success, residents will gain practical advice to prepare for their future careers as ob/gyns. Guest speakers will present Little BIG Talks on career preparation, career advice, resume building, and practice management. These talks will be followed by a rotation of round table discussions in smaller groups, allowing participants to ask their questions directly to experts who have already seen the path to success in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology.

In the afternoon, residents will have a choice between two hands-on courses focused on topics that are essential to building a career in ob/gyn – laparoscopy and ultrasound. These hands-on courses are designed specifically to meet the educational needs of residents and are an excellent opportunity to get feedback from experts and to practice vital techniques.





























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Dr. Graeme N Smith MD,PhD,FRCSC

Kingston ON
Graeme N. Smith MD, PhD, FRCSC is the Professor and Head, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Queen's University. Dr. Smith completed a combined MD/PhD at the University of Western ON (1992), Obstetrics & Gynecology training at Queen's University (FRCSC 1997) and Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Toronto (1999). Dr. Smith joined the Division of MFM, Obstetrics & Gynecology at Queen's University in 1999 and is currently Professor and Head of the Department at Queen's. Dr. Smith divides his time between High Risk Obstetrics and Clinical/Basic science research. Dr. Smith's research focuses on PE as a marker of cardiovascular disease and potential therapeutics for the treatment of PE. His primary research interests pertain to adverse pregnancy outcomes as a marker of future maternal health. He developed The MotHERS Program (Mothers Health Education, Research and Screening) ( to improve maternal health and outcomes. He has many interests outside of Academic Obstetrics and has previously completed the Ironman Triathlon.


I do not have a relationship with a for-profit and/or a not-for-profit organization to disclose.

I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).