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Pediatric Grand Rounds

20th Annual Dr. Arthur Birt Memorial Lecture

Speaker:

Rachel Asiniwasis, MD, FRCP, DABD
Associate Professor, University of
Saskatchewan College of Medicine
Dermatologist
Saskatchewan Health Authority

Topic:

“Complex Dermatology in Remote and Northern Saskatchewan’s First Nations Pediatric
Population”

Objectives:
1) To raise awareness of and to examine the complex, poorly documented chronic
pediatric skin conditions leading to significant morbidity and health care
expenditure cost in northern and remote Saskatchewan First Nations communities.
2) To examine relevant barriers to health care in remote First Nations communities
from a social-historical lens, including a discussion on environment and
determinants of health. Specific cases will be reviewed with examples.
3) To discuss initiatives that are gaining some traction in Saskatchewan with
Dermatology outreach clinics, and to propose possible solutions to barriers that
are being explored with some success to date.

Details

Date:
November 14
Time:
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

Address:
Frederic Gaspard Theatre A
Basic Medical Sciences Building, 745 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0J9 Canada

Organizer

Name:
Department of Pediatrics, U of M