The ILC 5th Annual Ehlers Danlos & Chronic Pain Conference
November 4 - 5, 2017

Fitting the Pieces Together and the Importance of Multidisciplinary Access to Care

As in past, the Planning Committee look forward to an excellent continuing education learning conference.

Planning Committee:

Juan Guzman, MD, MSc, FRCPC – Co-Chair
General Internal Medicine
McMaster University, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Roberto Mendoza, MD, MSc, FACMG – Co-Chair
Paediatrics and Molecular Genetics
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto

Kristianna Martiniuk, MD, BSc, CCFP, FCFP, Family Medicine
Sheddon Avenue Medical Associates

RS McLaughlin Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Neurosurgery

Karen Kinnear, MBA, RN
Vice President, Clinical
The Hospital for Sick Children

Susan Carleton, The ILC Charitable Foundation

Susan Hawkins, Director, The ILC Charitable Foundation

Sandy Smeenk, Co-Founder & Executive Director, The ILC Charitable Foundation

Awards of Recognition

We are always interested in hearing from you.  Please let us know if you would like to nominate a healthcare professional or a centre of care for an award of recognition for the exemplary care they provide you and/or a person you care about.  Fill in the pdf form and email it to Susan Carleton at  We will be in touch with you to let you know the outcome of your submission.


The ILC Foundation

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