Day 1

08:00 AM

Session I

Session I  Workshop - 1.5 CME  hrs 8:00am - 9:30am Presentation of finished projects Peer comments Expert comments

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10:00 AM

Session II

Session II Research Methodology Workshop  - 2.0 CME hrs 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Qualitative Research in Medicine: On Involving People in Directing Their Own Health Needs Clemon George
Variable Personnel Research Team Management Morton Frankson
Optimizing the Teaching of Statistics and Research Methods for Medical Trainees Glenn Jones
You can’t always blame the journal: Common mistakes in scientific manuscripts Gustavo Mery
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Lunch 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

01:00 PM

Session III

by Henri Ford  , Brian Slomovitz  ,

Session III– Formal opening - 1.0 CME hrs 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Welcome Darron Halliday
Remarks Robin Roberts RBC Representative
Formal Opening Ministers of Government 
Translational and Clinical Research in Gynecologic Oncology: Opportunities for Collaboration Brian Slomovitz
Keynote lecture: RBC Lecture From Rubble to Conjoined Twins Separation: Evolution of a Health Care Infrastructure to support Pediatric Surgery in Post-earthquake Haiti Henri Ford
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Coffee Break 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

03:00 PM

Session IV

Trauma/Critical Care - 2.0 CME hrs 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Keynote Lecture: Transforming Violent Cities to Safe Communities- The Evidence-Based Approach Mallory Williams
Aetiology, Source and Outcome of Paediatric ICU Admissions in The Bahamas: A Retrospective Chart Review Charneca Knowles
Trauma Whipple: A Call Option in Complex Pancreaticoduodenal Injuries Vantario Taylor
Weight Bias and Stigma toward Obese Patients by Physicians and Medical Students inThe Bahamas Derwin Johnson
Keynote Lecture: Promoting Sexual Health and Disease Prevention: Embracing Advances in Behavioural and Therapeutic Approaches towards Ending HIV and HPV Related Diseases in The Bahamas Clemon George
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Day 2

08:00 AM

Session V

Oncology and Patient Centered Care 2.0 CME hours 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Keynote lecture: The Effect of Time on Cancer Control Glenn Jones
Modifiable and Non-modifiable risk factors for breast cancer in women attending the Oncology Center at Princess Margaret Hospital And Family Medicine Clinics at Community Clinics in New Providence, Bahamas Merrilyn Wallace-Bain
Metastatic Breast Cancer to the Eye: A Rare Case Report Anna Major-Bastian
Parental Knowledge, Attitudes and Intention toward the Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination of Children ages 9-17 years in Public Health Clinics on New Providence Island, Bahamas Tonette Hanna
Implementing The New Standards of Care for Treating Metastatic Prostate Cancer in The Bahamas is unaffordable Robin Roberts
Keynote Lecture: Examining Diversity of Cancer Risk Factors and Risk Reduction Behaviors among US Born Blacks, Caribbean and African Immigrants Camille Ragin
Coffee Break -10:00 am to 10:30 am
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10:30 AM

Session VI

Choice, Culture and Health – 1.5 CME hrs 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Keynote Lecture: Dream-A-World Culture Therapies: A Holistic and Primary Prevention Approach to Mental Health Frederick Hickling
Drivers and Determinant Factors in the Choice of SpecialtyAmong MedicalStudents and Junior Physicians in The Bahamas Reghu Philip Kurian
Health Care Professional’s Perception of the Benefits of Teledermatology in the Management of Common Skin Conditions within The Bahamas Rokeisha Clare-Kleinbussink
Keynote Lecutre: The Case for Collaborative Care in The Bahamas Eugenia Combie   Session VI Feedback >>
Lunch 12.00 pm – 1:00 pm

01:00 PM

Session VII

Introspection and Intervention – 2.0 CME hour 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Keynote Lecture: Group Process as an Intervention for Resocialization in The Bahamas David Allen
A Retrospective Study Evaluating the Effects of Misoprostol verses Non-misoprostol Agents on Cardiotocography and its Correlation with Maternal and Foetal Outcome at the Princess Margaret Hospital Rodean Wallace
Knowledge, Understanding, and Recall of the Informed Consent for Patients Undergoing Cesarean Sections at the Princess Margaret Hospital Nneka Ijeoma
Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices regarding Vector-Borne Diseases among Public Healthcare Workers in The Bahamas Maxine Gonzales
Knee Osteoarthritis and its Impact on the Quality of Life in Adults Actively Utilizing the Government Clinic Services in Exuma Bahamas Deval Smith-Rolle
Determining Associations Between the Occurrence of Depression and Socio-demographic Factors in Persons 65 years and Older Presenting to the Accident & Emergency Department of the Princess Margaret Hospital Latoya Storr
Keynote lecture: Confronting the Illusion of People-Centred Care: the Case for Integration Gustavo Mery
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