Presenter: Dr. Rob Tarzwell, Dr. Robert Tarzwell, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Telemedicine – Disruptive Technology for the Advancement of Mental Health
When: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 08:30 – 09:45 (PST)
(First Tuesday of every month except July & August)
Where: Eye Care Centre Auditorium- 1st Floor, 2550 Willow Street
St. Paul’s Hospital – Hurlburt Auditorium
Richmond Hospital – Ralph Fisher Auditorium
Lion’s Gate Hospital – Auditorium (concludes at 09:30 as venue is unavailable)
UBC – Brain Research Centre Lecture Hall
Powell River Hospital – 3rd Floor TH Room
Squamish MH&A Office – Boardroom St. Mary’s Hospital – Room 212
Whistler Community Health Centre – Community Room
To participate and view on your computer live, pre-register @
1. To explain the origin of and evidence base for telemedicine and telepsychiatry.
2) To describe the current landscape of telepsychiatry solutions in North America and BC.
3) To lay out possible futures for the integration of telepsychiatry into the spectrum of care.
Facilitators: Dr. Harry Karlinsky (Richmond), Drs. Diane Fredrikson/Stephen Schertzer (VGH/Community), Dr. Maithili Shetty (St. Paul’s), Dr. Arvind Kang (North Shore & Coastal), Dr. Anton Scamvougeras (UBC), Nora Koros (Powell River), Dr. Apu T. Chakraborty (Squamish), Douglas Andrie (Sechelt), Margot Sangster (Whistler)
To view archived grand rounds 1) CCRS – search Regional Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
https://ccrs.vch.ca/SignIn.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fsecure%2fSignin.aspx and 2) VCH Intranet under the Regional Department of Psychiatry
For more information: Margaret Laird 604-708-5241 or Margaret.Laird@vch.ca
*The Regional Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada*
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