Treating mood and anxiety disorders in primary care conference

UPDATED VERSION: Please note that the conference agenda has been updated.

Please join this full-day, interdisciplinary summit designed for primary care health professionals, academics and policymakers with the aim of developing partnerships and collaborations in the community for the management and treatment of depressive disorders.

SMART is intended to provide primary care health providers with advanced strategies for assessing and managing patients with mood disorders to enhance community capacity in working with cases which are associated with risk, difficult to treat or/and associated with multiple comorbidities. 

DATE: Saturday, April 14, 2018
TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (EST)
LOCATION: Faculty Club – University of Toronto, 41 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G3

Register for this event.


The conference will cover the following topics:

  • Primary Care: managing patients with mood disorders over the course of decades 
  • Strategies for selecting biological, psychological, physical and social interventions
  • Mood Disorders in special populations such as emerging adults, older adults, and comorbid alcohol and drug use

Download the updated conference agenda.

Learning objectives

Participants will:

  • Be able to describe and evaluate up-to-date evidence for pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to treat depressive disorders in different populations in different stages.
  • Be able to describe and explain the use of new and innovative modalities in depression as accessed through variety of research pathways.

Additional Information

For more information, please visit this website or email facmed [dot] registration [at] utoronto [dot] ca.

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 5.5 Mainpro+ credits. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 5.5 Section 1 hours.

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