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50th Annual Banff Seminar - Registration open NOW!

To celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the Banff Seminar, this year’s theme will be "50 years of Banff: Looking Back, but Moving Forward." Attend in person at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity or join us virtually from the comfort of your own home! Follow us on Social Media to stay updated!

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Cancellation Policy: cancellations made on or before February 15, 2024, will incur an administration fee. Any cancellations after this date are non-refundable.

Details

Start: March 8, 2024
End: March 10, 2024
Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Western Branches

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, AB, Canada

Tunnel Mountain Drive 107
T1L 1H5 Banff AB
Canada

Presenting Sponsor

 

Fresenius Kabi is a global healthcare company dedicated to providing lifesaving medicines and cutting-edge technologies for infusion, transfusion, and clinical nutrition.

Fresenius Kabi Canada is a diverse pharmaceutical company committed to supplying Canadians with high-quality and cost-effective pharmaceutical products and services. Our extensive product portfolio comprises intravenous specialty and generic medicines, transfusion technologies, infusion therapies, parenteral nutrition, biosimilars, complex formulations, and related medical devices. We are devoted to meeting the healthcare needs of Canadians and strive to deliver innovative solutions that enhance patient care and well-being.

Sponsors

CSHP Banff Seminar 2024 is proudly sponsored by the following:

Sponsors

Sponsors

Aguettant Canada

Alberta Health Services

Avir Pharma

GlaxoSmithKline

Jamp Pharma

Innovative OncoSolutions Inc.

Interior Health Pharmacy Services

Marcan

Northern Health

Pendopharm / PharmaScience

Sandoz

Saskatchewan Health Authority

University of Alberta Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Toronto Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Hotel

Located conveniently on the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity grounds, Banff Centre Hotel is providing an exclusive conference rate for attendees wishing to stay there during the conference. Please visit the following link Banff Centre Accommodations or use the code CHP2403 during your booking to take advantage of this promotion.

Program

Please click the following link: Click Here for the Educational Brochure or Scan the following QR Code

Speakers

Dr. Shahana Alibhai

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Shahana Alibhai
  • Dr. Shahana Alibhai

    Dr. Shahana Alibhai is a renowned TEDx speaker, esteemed family physician, and esteemed mental health expert. With an impressive track record of working with prominent organizations such as the University of British Columbia, Scotiabank, and Remax, she has made significant contributions to enhancing the understanding of mental health among diverse audiences. Her impact extends globally, as her podcasts are widely listened to around the world, and she has generously volunteered her time to promote mental health initiatives in developing countries, notably through her work with Let's Talk Nepal. 

    As the lead physician at one of British Columbia's largest youth health centers, Dr. Shahana Alibhai devotes a substantial portion of her career to assisting individuals who struggle with their mental well-being. She has spearheaded the development of an innovative program called "Think Like a Doc," where she volunteers her time to conduct outreach sessions in various schools, enabling students to step into the role of a doctor and gain valuable insights into their physical and mental health.

    With her exceptional speaking prowess, extensive expertise, and dedication to mental health advocacy, Dr. Shahana Alibhai continues to inspire and empower individuals worldwide, fostering positive change in the field of mental health and beyond.

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Amanda Leong

BSc., BSc.Pharm, PhD(c), ACPR
Alberta Health Services
Amanda Leong
  • Amanda Leong

    After graduating from pharmacy school at the University of Alberta, Amanda completed a hospital residency with Alberta Health Services in Calgary. Amanda has practiced as a critical care pharmacist in Saskatchewan and Alberta. She currently works at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. She is a PhD candidate in Epidemiology with the Department of Critical Care Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, and studies pain and delirium in the ICU. In her free time you can find her running or cycling!

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Amy Lamb

BSP, PCCA C4 Hormone Replacement Specialist
Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada, WillowGrove Pharmacy (Prince Albert)
Amy Lamb
  • Amy Lamb

    Amy Lamb is the Executive Director of the Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada, an association that represents pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy assistants, or students of those programs, who have proof of Indigenous ancestry. As a Métis woman and longstanding pharmacy advocate, Amy operationalizes IPPC’s mission “to cultivate a thriving and empowered community of Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals to support safe and equitable care of patients, families, and communities”. This work is currently rooted in Indigenous health and cultural competencies, NIHB reform, and increased representation of Indigenous professionals in healthcare and leadership. Amy represents IPPC as a member of the Indigenous Guiding Circle for the Canadian Medical Association, the FNHIB Anti-Indigenous Racism Advisory Circle, the Indigenous Healthcare Organization Collective and CPhA’s Workplace Wellness Task Force.

    Amy has been a community pharmacist since 2012, and currently serves as the Director of Northern Health for WillowGrove Pharmacy in her hometown Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, where she supports the pharmacy’s supply and support to remote Indigenous communities. Amy’s role includes travel to Indigenous communities, providing clinical and primary care support to health teams, as well as attending and contributing to community events. She is a passionate advocate for urban Indigenous and equity deserving populations, and serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the YWCA Prince Albert.

    Amy is also the owner of Lamb and Sage Personalized Health Solutions, which provides holistic health consulting and coaching, as well as pharmacy practice consulting, in her areas of expertise including Compounding, Functional Medicine, Health Coaching, and Women's Health.

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Anna Maruyama

BSc (Pharm), MSc (HINF), PharmD
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Anna Maruyama
  • Anna Maruyama

    Anna is a clinical pharmacy specialist in critical care at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC. Anna has worked as a pharmacist for over 20 years in a variety of practice settings in the community and in hospitals across Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and doctorate (PharmD) at the University of British Columbia, and her Masters of Science in Health Information Science at the University of Victoria. She's had a long interest in addictions and palliative care medicine.

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Anthony Kapelke

Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Anthony Kapelke

Cecilia Lau

Pharmacist
Alberta Health Services
Cecilia Lau
  • Cecilia Lau

    Cecilia is a University of Alberta, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences alumna, Class of 2000. Since completion of hospital residency training over two decades ago, she has continuously worked full time in the hospital setting with over a decade each of intensive care medicine (Grey Nuns 2001-2010, UAH/Maz 2010 - 2012 and infectious disease clinical practice 2012- present). She is a member of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacy where she historically participated in organization of education events such as Banff Seminar including acting in the role of Vice Chair and Chair. She has and continues to participate in bedside medical and pharmacy related research and consistently precepts either a pharmacy student or a hospital pharmacy resident in the last twenty years. Over the years, she occasionally been invited to be a guest lecturer and facilitator for the faculty. She has a rather outspoken personality and treads the line of we must be evidence based, adhere to local guideline, and “this is a real patient right here”. Her and her husband are proud parents to a 16-year-old domestic tabby.

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Chris Dupont

BScPharm, BA in Philosophy & Acting, BSc Biopsychology
Practice Development Pharmacist with Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), Experiential Education Facilitator with College of Pharmacy of Manitoba
Chris Dupont
  • Chris Dupont

    Christopher Dupont is a Practice Development pharmacist with the WRHA Pharmacy Program who spends half his time working as an Experiential Education Facilitator with the College of Pharmacy of Manitoba. 

    Chris has worked as a pediatric pharmacist at the Children’s Hospital in Winnipeg for the past 10 years, with a clinical focus in oncology/transplant, cystic fibrosis and general pediatric medicine.  Chris has been a guest lecture for the College of Pharmacy and has many years of formal interprofessional teaching experience. The College of Pharmacy awarded Chris Hospital Preceptor of the Year in 2020 and he was a member of the Pharmacy Team of the Year in 2016. Chris also has a B.A double Hons in Philosophy and Acting (2009) and a BSc in Biopsychology (2009) from the University of Winnipeg.

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Hazal Babadagli

BScPharm, PharmD, ACPR2 (Cardiology), MS(c) Medicine
Vancouver Coastal Health
Hazal Babadagli
  • Hazal Babadagli

    Hazal Babadagli received her Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2013 from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta, followed by a postbaccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Alberta in 2014. For the following 7 years, she practiced in various areas of cardiology at the Mazankowksi Alberta Heart Institute in Edmonton, including general cardiology, cardiac intensive care, cardiovascular surgery, and the ventricular assist device teams. 

    She later completed her Advanced Year 2 Pharmacy Residency Program in Cardiology through Alberta Health Services, which she combined with a Master's of Science in Medicine degree at the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (Division of Cardiology) in 2022. For her master’s research, she received several awards, including the Canadian Graduate Scholarship-Masters Award by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. During this time, she also held a part-time position as an Academic Project Lead at the University of Alberta Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

    She recently relocated to Vancouver where she holds a joint clinical and research position as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Vancouver General Hospital Atrial Fibrillation Clinic. Her current research interests include post-ACS care, atrial fibrillation management, and cardiovascular risk reduction, including antithrombotic and lipid-lowering pharmacotherapy.

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Heather MacPhee

Pharmacist
Heather MacPhee
  • Heather MacPhee

    Heather received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Manitoba in 2013, after which she completed her hospital pharmacy residency at the Ottawa Hospital in 2014. She has since maintained a clinical practice in Internal Medicine and Critical Care, most recently with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. Heather now works as an Instructor with the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy, coordinating the Applied Professional Practice Labs and lecturing in Clinical, Advanced Clinical, and Toxicology courses. She has been a recipient of the College of Pharmacy's Outstanding Teaching Award in the Third Year and was recently recognized for her teaching excellence at the University of Manitoba's Students' Teacher Recognition Reception.

    Heather most recently completed her Master of Education with a concentration in Health Professions Education at the University of Ottawa. Her research interests centre on exploring the role of patients as teachers in undergraduate pharmacist education, feedback delivery, and the use of virtual reality and other simulation technologies to develop interprofessional collaborative competencies in health professionals.

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Janice Yeung

BSc(Pharm), ACPR, PharmD
University of British Columbia, Canadian Pharmacy Residency Board
Janice Yeung
  • Janice Yeung

    Dr. Janice Yeung (she/her) is a Lecturer and Director, Office of Experiential Education in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia.  After obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Janice worked in community pharmacy practice in both rural and urban settings before returning to complete her hospital residency at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver and post-graduate Doctor of Pharmacy degree at UBC.  She practiced as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with the Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Vancouver General Hospital and served as the Residency Coordinator for the Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services Pharmacy Practice Residency Program before transitioning to her current role with the Faculty.  As Director, Office of Experiential Education, Janice is responsible for the academic and administrative leadership of the experiential education programs under the Faculty’s academic portfolio.  This includes the Entry-to-Practice PharmD, Flexible PharmD, and Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences programs, as well as the international pharmacy graduates’ placements (Structured Practical Training) for the Canadian Pharmacy Practice Program (CP3).  

    Janice serves on the Canadian Pharmacy Residency Board (CPRB) as the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) Representative and is a member of the CPRB Standards Working Group.  With years of experience in teaching, precepting, mentoring and coaching students at all levels and a keen interest in workplace-based assessment, Janice aspires to enhance student learning in experiential education and encourage and support practice educators in the training and mentorship of our future colleagues and leaders of the pharmacy profession. 

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Jodi McDonald

BSc. Medical Laboratory Science, President and Founder of Keystone Labs
Keystone Labs
Jodi McDonald
  • Jodi McDonald

    Jodi has been involved with a few leading biotechnology companies in Alberta, including founding Keystone Labs in 2005. She started her career at a government facility as a technologist in the Quality Control lab. It was at the bench that the dream of starting her own lab began with recognizing a need for a quality testing lab in Western Canada. For more than twenty years, Jodi has been involved in helping organizations successfully navigate the regulatory landscape from a testing perspective and at Keystone has developed extensive knowledge on sterile manufacturing and the impacts of microbiology in production. It’s what gets her up in the morning and at the end of the day she knows that her teams made a real difference in the quality of people’s lives. Jodi holds a BSc in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Alberta.

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Jonathan Mailman

BSc(Pharm), ACPR, PharmD, CD
Vancouver Island Health Authority, Saskatchewan Health Authority, University of British Columbia, University of Saskatchewan
Jonathan Mailman
  • Jonathan Mailman

    Dr Jonathan Mailman is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Emergency Medicine, Vancouver Island Health Authority. After completing his hospital residency in Ontario and post-baccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) in Vancouver, this East Coast kid spent half a decade in Saskatchewan practicing in Critical Care. Cross-Appointed with the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, he continued to practice as the consultant pharmacist for the Virtual-Post ICU Recovery Clinic pilot in Regina and Southern Saskatchewan and just presented their findings at the Society of Critical Care Medicine.  His research explores additional topics including antimicrobial utilization, laboratory testing, patient safety, direct-discharge home from the ICU, therapeutics for COVID-19, healthcare resource utilization and optimization, and critical care and pharmacy practice. His other research has centred on.

    In January 2022 he made his way back to the west coast, now practicing as the only Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Emergency Medicine on the “Bahamas” of Canada’s west coast. He would be THRILLED to have a second one if you have questions. He has grow his practice in focusing on medication use, critical care, toxicology, and teaching with both medical and pharmacy learners. Outside of work he may be found on the water in a kayak, skiing to a cabin, or hiking through the backwoods.

    And as always, in case you’re wondering, yes, he would love to meet your nice dog.

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Katelyn Halpape

BSP, ACPR, PharmD, BCPP
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition (University of Saskatchewan)
Katelyn Halpape
  • Katelyn Halpape

    Dr. Katelyn Halpape completed her undergraduate pharmacy degree at the University of Saskatchewan in 2012, her Hospital Pharmacy Residency in Regina in 2013, her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of British Columbia in 2015, and her Board Certification in Psychiatric Pharmacy in 2018. Katelyn is an Associate Professor in the areas of psychiatric medicine, mental health, and neurology with the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan and has an active clinical practice as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Dube Centre for Mental Health.

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Melanie Dorey

Pharmacy Technician
Critical Compounding Resources, CHEO, Collège La Cité
Melanie Dorey

Michelle MacDonald

BScPharm
Alberta Health Services and University of Alberta, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Michelle MacDonald
  • Michelle MacDonald

    Michelle is deeply passionate about supporting others to achieve their goals. Leading the recruitment of pharmacy student placements within institutional sites in Alberta, Michelle engages with pharmacy leadership, sites and pharmacists, facilitates preceptor skill development and coaches learners and preceptors when on placement.  In her clinical practice, one day per week, she provides direct patient care as part of an inter-professional rehabilitation oncology team, serving many patients who have pain or symptoms as a result of their cancer treatments and disease.   Supporting ambulatory pharmacists in the Calgary Zone, Michelle serves as a clinical practice leader and is also involved in various other pharmacy provincial initiatives.   In her free time, she enjoys time with her family, camping, cycling, tennis, and art projects.

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Valeria Stoynova

MDCM FRCPC MHPE
Internal Medicine at Island Health, Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC Division of Medicine, Sustainable Inhaler Chair at CASCADES
Valeria Stoynova
  • Valeria Stoynova

    Dr Val Stoynova is a practicing internist and planetary health researcher at Island Health and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UBC Department of Medicine. She co-founded The Critical Air Project which is the first and largest climate conscious medication management initiative in Canada to further develop, implement and study sustainable inpatient medication management. She is the inaugural chair of Sustainable Inhaler Prescribing through CASCADES, a pan-Canadian knowledge mobilization network funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada. A passionate cyclist and climate advocate, Dr Stoynova believes we can provide better care at a lower carbon cost.

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