Monkeypox: How to Recognize It. How to Manage It

What Primary Care Physicians and Clinicians in Ontario Need to Know

Date: July 19, 2022

Time: 7 pm EST

Ontario declared an outbreak of Monkeypox in May 2022. The evolution of this outbreak highlights the importance of rapid identification and isolation of suspect cases, bringing unique challenges for primary care clinicians. 

Please join Dr. Sharon S. Sukhdeo, Adult Infectious Diseases Fellow at the University of Toronto, who will outline what clinicians need to know about monkeypox including how to recognize it, how to manage it, and lessons from our first 60 days. Dr. Sukhdeo will be joined by Dr. Daniel Warshafsky, or Dr. Mary Choi, Associate Chief Medical Officers of Health, Ontario Ministry of Health, who will discuss best practices in identifying contacts and stopping onward transmission.

This is an updated presentation of the June 13th and June 23rd webinar.  The live presentation will be followed by a live Q&A. This session is intended for primary care providers.

Presentation:

Dr. Sharon Sukhdeo, Adult Infectious Diseases Fellow, University of Toronto

Dr. Daniel Warshafsky, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario Ministry of Health, OR Dr. Mary Choi, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario Ministry of Health

Moderator: Diana Campbell, Senior Lead, Education and Capacity Building, OHTN 

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