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Don't CATch COVID, CATch up on CATastrophic Impairment


(Subject to Change)
Opening Remarks:  Program Co-chairs: Philippa Samworth, Dutton Brock LLP & David Raposo, Dutton Brock LLP
9:05AM-9:25AM Top 5 PURR-iceless CAT Cases of 2020,  Joseph Cescon, Partner, McLeish Orlando


Don’t ‘pussyfoot’ Around with Assessments. Join us to learn about Virtual CAT Assessments!
Moderator: Philippa Samworth, Dutton Brock LLP

  • Dr. Harold Becker, Medical Director, Omega Medical
  • Dr. Dory Becker, Psychologist
  • Dr. Lisa Becker, Physiatrist
  • Dr. Lara Davidson, Neuropsychologist
  • Dr. Michael Ross, Psychiatrist
  • Bani Ahuja, Occupational Therapist
10:10AM-10:25AM Paws (Break) 

Paw-sible Payment of CAT Assessments II: The CAT Strikes Back, Sven Mascarenhas, McCague Borlack LLP



Does Surveillance Really ‘Purr-suade’ Assessors?
Moderator: Andrea Lim, Dutton Brock LLP

  • David Preszler, Preszler Law
  • Joanne Romas, OT
  • Dr. Bruce Paitich, Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Dr. Brian Kirsh, Psychiatrist


What Qualifies a Medically Recognized ‘PAW-sitive’ Finding on Diagnostic Technology under Category 4?
Moderator: David MacDonald, Partner, Thomson Rogers

  • Dr. Yin-Hui Siow, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
  • Dr. Manu Mehdiratta, Neurologist
  • Dr. Rob Tarzwell, Neuropsychiatrist and Nuclear Medicine Specialist.
  • Dr. John Thornton, Neuropsychiatrist

Different Purr-spective:  Virtual CAT assessments and Videoconferencing Hearings
Lori Marzinotto, Vice-Chair, Licence Appeal Tribunal

12:20-12:30 PM Q&A | Closing Remarks

This program is eligible for up to 3 Substantive Hours

REGISTRATION FEES:                           MEMBER                                           NON-MEMBER

Regular:                           $282.50 ($250.00 + $32.50 (13% HST)       $367.25 ($325.00 + $42.25 (13% HST)
Young Practitioner*:       $141.25 ($125.00 + $16.25 (13% HST)       $169.50 ($150.00 + $19.50  (13% HST)
Student*/ Retired:           $  73.45 ($  65.00 + $ 8.45 (13% HST)         $101.70 ($  90.00 + $11.70  (13% HST)

*Young Practitioner: in practice for less than 5 years.  Student: attending a recognized law/medical school; bar admission course; articling student; intern; resident.  Retired: over 65 and fully retired



For more information or to register by phone, call Cristina @ 416.494.1440 ext. 258 or email cristina@mlst.ca