6th AGM           Committee           Photos


Program Director: Andy Somesan, M.D

Contact Email: andysomesan@yahoo.com

7am- 8am:        Registration

8am- 9am:        “Understanding Autism: Neurobiological Mechanism and Clinical Relevance.”

                           N.Rajkumar, M.B.B.S, M.Sc., PhD

                           Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Anatomy & Cell Biology, University of Western  

                           Ontario, London, Ontario N6A5C1  (Former Lecturer, Dept. of Anatomy, Faculty                                                                                                       

                           of Medicine, University of Jaffna.)  Email:  nrajakum@uwo.ca

9am- 10am:        “Cancer Screening: Are we making progress? “

                           Srisala Navaratnam, M.D, FRCPC, PhD

                           Associate Professor, Dept. of Hematology & Oncology, University of Manitoba,  

                           Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E OZ3   Email: Sri.Navaratnam@cancercare.mb.ca

10am- 11am:      ‘Jack fell down and broke his hip and Jill came tumbling after: All about falls in the


                           Thirumagal Yogaparan, M.D. FRCPC

                           Consultant Geriatrician, Bay Crest Center for Geriatric Health Care, University

                            of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.  Email: tyogaparan@baycrest.org

11am- 12pm:     “Diseases of Modern Civilization: Are the Physicians making the right approach to

                            reduce the epidemic? “

                            Sachi Kuhananthan, M.D

                            Director, Emergency Department, Community Memorial Hospital, Staunton, IL

                            Email: kuhan@aol.com

The CME activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Medical Education Council of Pensacola (MECOP) and Jaffna Medical Faculty Overseas Alumni (JMFOA). The MECOP is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for the physicians and personal responsibility for the contents, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The MECOP designates this educational activity for maximum of 4 AMA/PRA Category I Credit. Physicians only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Continuous Medical Education

7 am - 12 pm, July 10, 2010