Recent Engagements

Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (CAPMR)

  • Annual Meeting (May 21, 2015) ; Invited Speaker: Advances in Interventional Spine Pain Management.

Canadian Pain Society: Canadian Interventional Pain Course

  • Course Director – Vancouver, BC (April 1 & 2, 2016)
  • Course Director – Vancouver, BC (March 27 & 28, 2015)
  • Course Director, Speaker & Instructor– Vancouver, BC (April 4 & 5, 2014)
  • Invited Course Instructor – Hamilton, ON (April 5 & 6, 2013)
    • Lumbar medial branch radiofrequency neurotomy
    • Sacro-iliac joint injection & Sacro-iliac joint radiofrequency neurotomy
  • Invited Course Instructor – Hamilton, ON (March 30 & 31, 2012)
    • Cervical medial branch nerve blockade
  • Invited Course Speaker & Instructor – Hamilton, ON (April 1 & 2, 2011)
    • Lumbar medial branch radiofrequency neurotomy

American Association of Pain Management in Ultrasound

  • Attendee – Dallas, TX (April 26-28, 2014)
    • Level 1 & 2- Introduction & Advanced Ultrasound Procedural Techniques in Pain Medicine

St. Paul’s Hospital

  • CME Conference for Primary Care Physicians: Sacro-iliac joint dysfunction (November 6, 2014)
    • Invited Speaker
  •  Video Pain Rounds: Lumbar Zygapophyseal Joint Pain– Vancouver, BC (March 26, 2014)
    • Invited Speaker

Canadian Defense Lawyer: Law for Doctors/Medicine for Lawyers Conference

  • Invited Speaker – Vancouver, BC (March 7, 2013)
    • Diagnosis of common back pain conditions

Interventional Pain Cadaver Workshop

  • Invited Attendee – Las Vegas, Nevada (April 12 & 13, 2012)
    • Advanced Procedure Course
  • Invited Attendee – Salt Lake City, Utah (June 16 & 17, 2012)
    • Vertebral Augmentation Course

International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS)

  • Advanced Cervical Spine Skills Lab – Burr Ridge, Illinois (May 6 & 7, 2016)
  • Advanced Anatomy Lab – Biddeford, Maine (May 29 & 30, 2015)
  • Advanced Lumbar Skills Lab – Montreal, Quebec (January 30 & 31, 2015)
  • Annual Assembly – Las Vegas, Nevada (July 17-21, 2012)
  • Cervical Spine Radiofrequency Lab – New Orleans, LA (July 9 & 10, 2011)
  • Lumbar Discography Lab – New Orleans, LA (August 27 & 28, 2011)
  • Cervical Injection Lab – Aurora, Co (October 21 & 22, 2011)

Vancouver Acute

  • Grand Rounds: An Approach to Back Pain (October 6, 2011)

UBC Medical School

  • Musculoskeletal teaching skills; medical students
    • 2011-2015

UBC Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • Academic Half Day Teaching; residents
    • November 9, 2011; March 7, 2012; November 6, 2013; November 4, 2015
  • CARMS interviewer; January 25 & February 1, 2013

LifeMark Sport Medicine Center at the Richmond Olympic Oval: Clinical Best Practice Day

  • Invited Speaker – Vancouver, BC (September 26, 2015)
  • How to choose the best candidates for interventional spine pain treatment