Recent Engagements

Canadian Interventional Pain Course

  • Invited Course Speaker/Instructor – Toronto, ON (April 7 & 8, 2017)
    • Fluoroscopy vs. Ultrasound in Pain Intervention
    • Lumbar medial branch radiofrequency neurotomy
  • Course Director & Instructor– Vancouver, BC (April 1 & 2, 2016)

UBC Medical School

  • Musculoskeletal teaching skills; 2nd-year medical students
    • 2011-2017

Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (CAPMR)

  • Annual Meeting (2017)
  • Abstract reviewer
  • Annual Meeting (May 21, 2015) Invited Speaker: Advances in Interventional Spine Pain Management – Discogenic Low Back Pain

Medical Council of Canada: Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part 2 (LMCC 2)

  • Physician Examiner; October 30, 2016

UBC Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • Academic Half Day Teaching; residents (September 28, 2016, November 4, 2015; November 6, 2013; March 7, 2012; November 9, 2011)
  • CARMS interviewer; 2013
  • Provincial Rounds:
  • Malalignment Syndrome (May 18, 2016)
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain; October 8, 2014
  • Lumbosacral Pain Disorders; April 6, 2011
  • Radiofrequency Ablation; November 5, 2008
  • Discogenic Low Back Pain; April 23, 2008

Medical Council of Canada: National Assessment Collaboration (NAC)

  • Physician Examiner; September 11, 2016

Spine Intervention Society (SIS)

  • Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (July 19-22, 2017)
  • Ultrasound-guided intervention; Pre-course (July 18, 2017)
  • Advanced Cervical Spine Skills Lab – Chicago, 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 Injection Lab – Aurora, Co (October 21 & 22, 2011)
  • Lumbar Discography Lab – New Orleans, LA (August 27 & 28, 2011)
  • Cervical Spine Radiofrequency Lab – New Orleans, LA (July 9 & 10, 2011)

McMaster University: Canadian Interventional Pain Course

  • Course Director & Instructor– Vancouver, BC (April 1 & 2, 2016)

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?

Canadian Pain Society: Canadian Interventional Pain Course

  • Course Director & Instructor– 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

St. Paul’s Hospital

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

American Association of Pain Management in Ultrasound

  • Attendee – Las Vegas Nevada (October 17 & 18, 2014)
  • Attendee – Dallas, TX (April 26-28, 2014)
  • Level 1 & 2- Introduction & Advanced Ultrasound Procedural Techniques in Pain Medicine

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

Vancouver Acute

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