Chaired by Dr. Matthew Seftel and Dr. Martina Trinkaus, OncologyEducation’s Best of Hematology Conference Canada 2023 will present a summary of the most significant treatment advances in hematological malignancies presented at major international events in 2022. Presentations will be given by key opinion leaders.

  1. To discuss the pivotal hematology trials published or presented in 2022
  2. To review the current standard of care for non-malignant and malignant hematological conditions
  3. To discuss the current controversies in the management of hematologic disorders

calendarFriday, January 27, 2023

         11:00 am – 4:35 pm ET

Registration has now closed and the conference has begun (11:00 AM – 4:35 PM ET). Please email to register today.

Scientific Agenda

Times listed are EST

11:00 am – 11:10 am

Welcome Address by Chairs – Dr. Martina Trinkaus & Dr. Matthew Seftel

11:10 am – 11:40 am

Myeloma – Dr. Donna Reece

11:40 am – 12:10 pm

Histiocytic Disease – Dr. Luke Chen

12:10 pm – 12:40 pm

Lunch & Networking Break

12:40 pm – 1:10 pm

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia – Dr. Alina Gerrie

1:10 pm – 1:40 pm

GVHD Management – Dr. Christopher Bredeson

1:40 pm – 2:10 pm

Networking Break & Sponsor Exhibits

2:10 pm – 2:40 pm

Aplastic Anemia – Treatment Strategies – Dr. Phillip Scheinberg

2:40 pm – 3:10 pm

Transfusion Practice in Hematological Malignancy and BMT – Dr. Matthew Seftel

3:10 pm – 3:25 pm

Networking Break & Sponsor Exhibits

3:25 pm – 3:55 pm

Myeloid Malignancies – Dr. Julie Bergeron

3:55 pm – 4:25 pm

Lymphoma – Dr. Douglas Stewart

4:25 pm – 4:35 pm

Closing Remarks by Chairs – Dr. Martina Trinkaus & Dr. Matthew Seftel

personAbout the Faculty

Suneil Khanna

Dr. Martina Trinkaus

Conference Chair

Dr. Martina Trinkaus is an assistant professor and staff hematologist at St. Michael’s Hospital with the University of Toronto. She completed her undergraduate training in Life Sciences and Physical Health and Education at Queen’s University and completed both her medical school and residency training at the University of Toronto. Since graduating from the Hematology training program in Toronto in 2009, she has remained at St. Michael’s Hospital practicing malignant hematology and serving on much education-based committees. She currently is the program director for the Adult Hematology Training Program and coordinates the hematology curriculum at St. Michael’s. Her medical interests include medical education with research focused on mentorship and e-based learning.

Dr. Sharlene Gill

Dr. Matthew Seftel

Conference Chair

Dr. Matthew Seftel is a Hematologist based at Canadian Blood Services in Vancouver, where he serves as Medical Director for CBS Stem Cells. He is a clinical professor at the University of British Columbia. His academic interests are in Blood and Marrow Transplant/cellular therapy and complex hematological malignancies.



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