International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE)

Plenary Speakers – PA

Plenary Speakers

The 2022 program will focus on developing skills to accommodate learners who identify as gender and/or sexuality diverse, discuss how artificial intelligence is transforming healthcare, and more!

Meet the ICRE 2022 plenary speakers:

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Plenary Speakers – PA

Plenary Speakers

The 2022 program will focus on developing skills to accommodate learners who identify as gender and/or sexuality diverse, discuss how artificial intelligence is transforming healthcare, and more!

Meet the ICRE 2022 plenary speakers:

Opening Plenary Speaker - Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022 (AM)

Mamta Gautam, MD, MBA, FRCPC, CPDC, CCPE, CPE

Professor of psychiatry, University of Ottawa
The Power of Resilience

Biography

Dr. Mamta Gautam is an internationally renowned psychiatrist, consultant, certified coach, author and speaker. She is a trailblazer in the area of physician health and well-being, and is known as the “The Doctor’s Doctor.” Her two main areas of focus are physician health and physician leadership. She has expanded her work to include all members of the healthcare team, as they face similar challenges together. She is committed to advancing diversity in medicine, and leadership development for women in medicine. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for her innovative work in physician health, and has been awarded Distinguished Fellowships in both the Canadian and American Psychiatric Associations.


Plenary Speaker – Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022 (PM)

Saleem Razack, MD

Professor of pediatrics and health sciences education, McGill University
The Program Administrator’s Role in Promoting the Flourishing of Sexual and Gender Diverse Residents

Biography

Saleem Razack is a professor of pediatrics and health sciences education at McGill University, as well as the director of the Pediatric Critical Care Unit and a practicing intensivist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. His research focuses  on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the education of health professionals. He was also the inaugural director of McGill’s Office of Social Accountability and Community Engagement, which focuses on EDI  within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.


Closing Plenary Speaker – Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 (AM)

Richard Reznick, MD, MEd, FRCSC, FACS, FRCSEd (hon), FRCSI (hon), FRCS (hon)

President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Artificial Intelligence
@RichardReznick

Biography

Richard Reznick received his medical degree from McGill University, followed by a general surgical residency at the University of Toronto. He spent two years in fellowship training, first obtaining a Masters’ degree in medical education, followed by a fellowship in colorectal surgery at the University of Texas.

Dr. Reznick was the inaugural Director of the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine’s Centre for Research in Education at University Health Network, and in 1999 was appointed Vice President of Education at University Health Network. He served eight years as the R. S. McLaughlin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.

From 2010 -2020, Dr. Reznick assumed the position of Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University and Chief Executive Officer of the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO).

In 2021, Dr. Reznick assumed the position of President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Reznick chaired the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Digital Technologies which tabled its report to the Royal College in 2020.