Annual Conference


38th Annual Canadian Academy of Child and 
Adolescent Psychiatry Conference

September 16-18, 2018
The Westin Nova Scotian (1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia)



Early Bird Deadline: August 17th, 2018




Breakfast with The Experts: The Cross Talk Between Metabolic Issues and Mental Health in Youth
Dr. Benjamin Goldstein, Senior scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Director of research, department of psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Director, clinician scientist program, department of psychiatry, faculty of medicine, U of T, Professor, departments of psychiatry, pharmacology, and psychological clinical science, U of T, Adjunct assistant professor, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
 Dr. Daphne Korczak, Director, Children’s Integrated Mind and Body (CLIMB) Program; Staff Psychiatrist, The Hospital for Sick Children; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Toronto; Associate Member, Institute of Medical Science
Cannabis Use and Mental Health In Youth
Dr. Susan Weiss, Director, Division of Extramural Research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Mental Health in Indigenous Youth
Dr. Amy Bombay, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University

Neurobiology of Mood and Anxiety Disorder in Children
Dr. Daniel Pine, Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, in the National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program
The Pharmacological Treatment of ASD and its Comorbidities, Across The Lifespan
Dr. Gagan Joshi, Director, Autism Spectrum Disorder Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Associate Program Director, MGH Fellowship in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Medical Director, The Alan & Lorraine Bressler Program for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Massachusetts, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts, Research Affiliate, McGovern Institute for Brain Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Massachusetts

Transgender Youth
Dr. Shuvo Ghosh, Director, Resident Research and Scholarly Projects (Core Pediatric Residency Program); Head, Gender Variance Program (GVP); Coordinator, Child Development Research Alliance (CDRA); Member, McGill Global Child Health Initiative

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