Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:00 - 8:05 am
David Morgan, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), CAGF
Vice President, OAG
Head, Service of Gastroenterology
St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton
Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology
Dr. David Morgan completed his undergraduate training in Human Genetics at McGill University. He did graduate studies including a Masters in Population Genetics. Undergraduate medical studies were completed at McMaster University and post-graduate studies including Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, were at McMaster. Dr. Morgan publications include CRC screening, GI bleeding, quality of life in cancer care, use of proton pump inhibitors and the prevention of bleeding from GI vascular lesions. Dr. Morgan is a previous President of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology. He is on the Executive of the OAG (Vice President) and the OMA Section of Gastroenterology, Chair. Dr. Morgan was the Ontario Provincial Lead for the CCO / CPSO Quality Management Partnership, Colonoscopy. Dr. Morgan is on faculty at McMaster University and is involved in teaching at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. He was Head, Service of Gastroenterology at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton and was the Deputy Chief of the Department of Medicine.