Overview of occupational and environmental medicine
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Didactic presentation by:
At the end of the session, participants should be able to:
- Describe the roles and functions of an occupational health team and those of occupational physicians
- Recognize the common categories of occupational medical conditions
- Explain the relationship between the occupational and environmental aspects of OEM
Durand-Moreau, Quentin MD; Galarneau, Jean-Michel PhD. Mental Health Status of Canadian Funeral Service Workers at the Beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: June 2021 - Volume 63 - Issue 6 - p e330-e334. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002204
Dr. Anil Adisesh is the Chief Medical Officer of Canadian Health Solutions. He received his medical degrees at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is UK trained in general medicine, with UK accreditation in family medicine and UK specialty accreditation in occupational medicine.
Adisesh worked as Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the UK Health and Safety Executive national laboratory, Buxton. He was subsequently appointed the inaugural JD Irving Limited, Research Chair in Occupational Medicine at Dalhousie University, and was later Associate Professor and Division Director of Occupational Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He was also Head of the Division of Occupational Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital Toronto.
Most of the learning in ECHO happens through presenting and discussing case presentations. If you have a case you would like to present, please submit a completed case presentation form to the ECHO OEM project coordinator.
Physicians presenting a case may bill OHIP for case conferences (billing codes K707 or K701).