Managing Osteoporosis Patients During COVID-19
[Healthcare Professional Webinar]

Original Air Date: Monday, June 1, 2020

This webinar featured an expert panel and was intended for Healthcare Professionals on managing osteoporosis patients during COVID-19. View this thought-provoking discussion focusing on challenges and solutions for managing your patients with osteoporosis during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Take the opportunity to hear expert panelists answers questions based on our three key topics:

  1. Considerations around fracture prevention in older adults in the midst of other urgent clinical priorities.
  2. Challenges with continued osteoporosis therapy and supporting evidence/experience-based recommendations for case-by-case clinical judgement.
  3. Practical approaches and tips to help support virtual management of osteoporosis patients for specialists and PCP’s.

HOSTED BY:

Dr. Famida Jiwa, MHSc, CHE, D.C.
President and CEO,
Osteoporosis Canada

FACILITATED BY:

Dr. Robert G. Josse, BSc, MBBS, FRCP(UK), FRCPC, FACP, FACE
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Associate Scientist
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences
University of Toronto

EXPERT PANEL:

Dr. Rick Adachi, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Department of Medicine
McMaster University
St. Joseph Healthcare Hamilton

Dr. Jacques Brown, MD
Senior Researcher
CHU de Québec Research Centre
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Laval University

Dr. Aliya Khan

Dr. Aliya Khan, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACE
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Geriatrics
McMaster University
Director, Calcium Disorders Clinic & Fellowship in Metabolic Bone Disease
McMaster University

Dr. Alexandra Papaioannou, BScN, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP
Professor of Medicine, McMaster University
Executive Director, GERAS Centre for Aging Research