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July 21, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Virtual Care in Orthopaedics: Webinar

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Join the webinar on virtual care in orthopaedics lead by Dr. Adrian Huang and Dr. Alastair Younger- two orthopaedic surgeons who have successfully enabled virtual care in their practices. During the 45-minute webinar, Dr. Adrian Huang and Dr. Alastair Younger are pleased to address the following topics:

  • Virtual care implementation
  • Steps to optimize patients virtually
  • Virtual billing codes
  • Engaging MOA’s, residents and trainees in virtual care

Kaitlyn Shaw from the Doctors of BC, Doctors Technology Office will be also presenting on the practice supports available to specialists and their MOA’s to improve virtual care.

About the presenters:

Dr. Adrian Huang is a surgeon from St Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, an executive member of the BC Orthopaedic Association and a clinical instructor at the University of British Columbia.  Dr. Huang achieved a science degree in physiology at McGill University and his medical degree at the University College Dublin. He completed his upper extremity fellowship at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in London Ontario, his trauma fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco and his orthopaedic residency at the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital. Dr. Huang is also a member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association’s communications committee.  He serves on the communications committee at Providence Health Care as well as the Partnerships Committee with an interest in digital health.

Dr. Alastair Younger is an orthopaedic surgeon and currently the President of the BC Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Younger achieved his medical degree in Aberdeen, Scotland, and trained for a short time in the National Health Service before moving to Canada to do a Masters in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University. He then completed his residency at the University of British Columbia and a Masters in Surgery. Dr. Younger did a fellowship in arthritis surgery at Harvard in Boston and then a foot and ankle fellowship in Seattle. He then returned to UBC and St. Paul’s to take over the role of teaching residents foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Younger was a founding member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, started the Orthopaedic research office at Providence in 2002, is head of the division of Distal Extremities at the department of Orthopaedics at UBC, and a UBC Professor.  He is a member of the Board of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association and on the Practice Management Committee.  He is active in foot and ankle research studying outcomes and has over 200 peer reviewed publications.