Take a look below to learn about the schedule for CoAMS 2020. The schedule is tentative and subject to change. If you have any questions about specific activities or event timing, please don’t hesitate to get in touch - we’ll be happy to help.

Registration & Poster Presentations

Friday 4:30-6:30PM

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building - Tupper Link

Dean's Welcome

Friday 5:00-5:30PM

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building - Theatre A
Brief welcome presentation with Dean Anderson

Opening Network Event

Friday 7:30-11:00PM

Red Stag Tavern
Appetizers, drinks, and a brief presentation


Saturday 8:00-9:00AM

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building

Speaker Series

Saturday 9:00AM-12:30PM

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building

Dr. Craig Ceppetelli: 

Dr. Robert Huish: The Fight for Global Health Equity in the 21st Century: Chronicles of Cuba’s Medical Internationalism.

Dr. Ingrid Waldron: Race, Psychiatry, and the Black Body

Networking Hour

Saturday 12:30-1:30PM

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building - Tupper Link
Lunch and networking with sponsors

Medical Student Workshops

Saturday 1:30-5:00PM

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building - Tutorial Rooms
The clinical sessions will be designed to help give students an opportunity to learn new skills or practice existing skills. They will be led by residents or physicians with expertise in the clinical skill.
More details coming soon!

Medical Student Gala

Saturday 7:00PM-12:00AM

Dalhousie University Club
More details coming soon!

CFMS Advocacy Workshops

Sunday 10:001M-12:00PM

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building



Get to Know Them


Dr. Robert Huish

Associate Professor, International Development Studies, Dalhousie University

Robert Huish is Associate Professor in International Development Studies at Dalhousie University, and currently a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria. Dr. Huish’s research covers a wide range of topics within his broader interests on global cosmopolitanism, including global health, social justice, and sanctions. Author of Going Where No Doctor Has Gone Before: Cuba’s Place in the Global Health Landscape, and numerous articles in international development studies, Dr. Huish's research looks at how social justice can be learned both on and off campus. Dr. Huish held the Ron Lister Visiting Fellowship at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand in 2016, was a Visiting Fellow at McGill University’s Centre for Health and Social Policy in 2017, and was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Leipzig in Germany in 2018. Dr. Huish teaches classes on global health, experiential learning and cosmopolitan theory at Dalhousie University. He was named as one of Canada’s most innovative educators in the Globe and Mail’s “Our Time to Lead” series in 2012. He hosts “The Global Development Primer” Podcast which is available on podcast platforms everywhere.

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