Dinner and Dialogue

Join CSMLS for Dinner & Dialogue

Meet colleagues in your community and build connections to the medical laboratory world. The evening includes an educational presentation, dinner and a chance to network with other laboratory professionals.

Earn one CSMLS PEP hour for attending.


A view from the trenches: case histories in infectious diseases and medical microbiology

John M. Embil, BSc (Hon), MD, FRCPC, FACP
Thursday, May 4th @ 6:30pm

By attending this session the attendee will:

  1. Be able to state the names of common pathogens and their clinical conditions
  2. Be able to formulate relevant differential diagnosis
  3. Appreciate the importance of laboratory diagnostics in clinical medicine
  4. Have fun

About the Presenter:

John Embil is a Professor of Medicine, and a specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is the Medical Director of the Infection Prevention and Control Program for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and he sits on several Public Health Agency of Canada Infection Control Committees. John is a member of working groups for the management of the diabetic foot for the Canadian Diabetes Association, International Working Group for the Diabetic Foot and the Infectious Disease Society of America. John has been involved in the drafting of guidelines for all of these organizations. John has published nearly 200 scientific articles in the fields of infectious diseases, infection control, antimicrobial utilization, and infections in persons with diabetes. His research interests include: The diabetic foot, blastomycosis, hospital infection control, and clinical trials for new anti-infective agents and wound care therapies. John is a busy clinician and provides care to the residents of Manitoba and northwestern Manitoba.


Thursday, May 4th @ 6:30pm

Canad Inns Destination Centre Health Sciences Centre
720 William Ave
Winnipeg, MB
R3E 3J7

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