Program Overview

To our Members, Colleagues and Industry Partners,

The  2018 BCPMA  will take place on September 28 - 30, 2018 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, BC.

Program Overview

Friday, September 28, 2018
0700 - 1700 Conference Registration
0800 - 1700 Seminar Sessions
1000 - 1800 Exhibits


Saturday, September 29, 2018
0730 - 1700 Conference Registration
0830 - 1645 Seminar Sessions
0730 - 1600 Exhibits


Sunday, September 30, 2018
0800 - 1100 Conference Registration
0900 - 1000 Seminar Sessions
1015 - 1100 BCPMA Annual General Meeting
- for Members only
1100 - 1330 College of Podiatric Surgeons of BC Annual General Meeting
- for College registrants and invited guests of the Board
- a light lunch will be provided



Dr. Elliott Bogusz

Cavus Foot Type and Neuromuscular Disorders
Peripheral Neuropathy Update

Dr. Francis Chan

DVT Prophylaxis in Foot & Ankle Surgery - Update
Pediatric Paronychia - Setting Expectations

Dr. Maire Durnin

Perioperative Narcotic Use for Pain Management
Non-narcotic Options for Perioperative Pain Management

Dr. Sam Gutman

In-Office Emergencies - What to Expect, What to have on Hand & What to Do

Matt Holtzmann & Steve Mah

Case study for "Post-surgical Repair of Chronic Recurrent Bilateral Ankle Sprains and Instability in relation to Return to High Level Competition"

Colin Holyk

Compounding Keratinolytics for Dystrophic Nails and Verrucae

The Pharmacist Partner as Part of the Prescription Decision Team

Dr. Brian Kunimoto

Dark Marks on the Feet: When to Worry

Gurprit Mann

How to Properly Value the “Worth” of a Podiatry Practice

Dr. Bert Mollica

Radiology Review

Phil Moore

Stiff Soled Shoes and Rocker Profiles: A Review of Key Models

Dr. Larry Oloff

Hallux Rigidus: Evolution in Management
Large Displacement Correction with the Austin: Anything but a Lapidus
Differential Diagnosis of Heel Pain
Complications of Subtalar Implants

Brian Rudy, Synergy Business Lawyers LLP

 All You Need to Know about Buying and/or Selling a Professional Practice

Dr. Scott Schumacher

The Importance of Diabetes

Dr. Kam Shojania

Inflammatory Arthritis Update
Gout Update

Nigel Trevethan

Referral and Consultation Process

Michael Watt

Addictions and Substance Abuse Issues in the Work Place