Upcoming events

Building an Ethical Framework to Guide the Practice of Global Surgery

May 16, 2019

The Office of Global Surgery at the University of Alberta invites you to join its second collaborative webinar on developing an ethical framework to guide the practice of global surgery. This webinar intends to develop an ethical framework through discussion and dialogue, the output of which will be presented at the 2019 Bethune Round Table in Global Surgery in Edmonton, June 6 - 9.

Women, Wisdom and Wealth

May 23, 2019

MD Financial Management invites you to join Dr. Amy D'Aprix for a conversation on Women, Wealth and Wisdom. Through thought-provoking and interactive exercises, Dr. D'Aprix will help women discover their financial style and become more confident and in control of their financial well-being. Dr. D'Aprix will help attendees to establish a plan of action in a way that doesn't increase stress or lengthen their to-do list.

The Long Road to Precision Healthcare - with a Short Detour into AI

May 29, 2019

A Friesen International Prize Lecture delivered by Dr. C. David Naylor, one of Canada’s most preeminent health scientists, who has made major scholarly and policy contributions with a profound influence on health service delivery, public health, and health research funding.

Alberta Digestive Disease Summit

Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2

The Alberta Digestive Disease Summit is a gathering of Alberta’s gastroenterology and hepatology communities, hosted by the Alberta Society of Gastroenterology.

Bethune Round Table 2019

June 6 - 9, 2019

The Bethune Round Table is an annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. The University of Alberta is hosting the 2019 Bethune Round Table, of which the theme is Ethics in Global Surgery. Keynote speakers, program and workshops will focus on providing a space for ethical reflection and discourse, focusing on how global surgery can mature and ensure that there are established terms of engagement between all of the stakeholders involved in both High as well as Low and Middle-Income countries.

11th Annual Addiction Day Scientific Conference and Networking Fair

June 7, 2019

Conference to increase public awareness of addiction and mental health problems, and to enhance knowledge, competencies and treatment care through presentations, workshops and networking with fellow health care colleagues across the care continuum. This year’s conference, themed “Addressing Diversity,” in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine, will explore international/national trends in current clinical best practice and research across the addiction spectrum.

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.