Upcoming events

25th Annual Bug Day

October 19, 2021

The 25th Annual BUG DAY is hosted by HSC Winnipeg in collaboration with the University of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development Medicine Program. BUG DAY is Manitoba’s largest health care education event and it is held every year during National Infection Prevention & Control Week. Join locally, nationally and internationally recognized experts for this popular day-long symposium focusing on hot topics in infection prevention and control, infectious diseases and public health.

Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference

October 22 & 23, 2021

The Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) Conference highlights clinically relevant primary care topics that combine evidence, experience, and patient values that is free of industry bias.

Media Relations 201

October 27, 2021

Please note this session will not be recorded. Hosted by the AMA's Shan Rupnarain, AED Public Affairs, with our media training partner Grant Ainsley, this is a three-hour session for those who anticipate doing a lot of media. It will involve working up messages, doing mock interviews, receiving feedback (and trying again if there’s time). Space is limited for this session.

Diabetes & Endocrine Update 2021

October 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2021

This online series will be held each week in October on Thursday nights from 7:00-8:00 PM MST. Each week will be a different theme: Week 1: Obesity & PCOS; Week 2: Diabetes New Agents & Technologies; Week 3: Male Hypogonadism & Male Infertility; and Week 4: Hyperthyroidism in Pregnancy & Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy. The format will be a "Meet the Professor" session, whereby a case is discussed with learning objectives. Sessions will be interactive with audience participation.

Virtual Resident Wellness Conference

November 4, 2021

Register today for RWC 2021; an interactive half-day of resident-focused wellness and community building activities to help you re-charge your residency journey in this disruptive and disconcerting time. This is a time and space for you to explore various concepts that you can choose to use in your wellness journey.

EZMSA 2021 Fall Speaker Series

September 7, October 5 and November 16

The Edmonton Zone Medical Staff Association is hosting a fall speaker series on the following topics: on September 7, 'What is the Role of Arbitration in Labour Relations?'; Edmonton Mayoral Candidate Town Hall on October 5; and The Alberta Opioid Crisis on November 16.

Social Media 101

November 23

Please note this session will not be recorded. Members will walk away from this social media training session feeling more comfortable and confident in navigating social media platforms and understanding how to create strategic and engaging content for advocacy efforts, amplifying positive messages, mitigating criticism and more.

Radon: Is it in your patients’ homes?

Available any time, on-demand

McMaster University, together with Health Canada, has designed a free, certified program for anyone interested in learning about radon from a health care provider’s perspective. It was designed for family doctors and other primary care providers likely to encounter a growing number of patients with questions about radon as a result of increased awareness of radon exposure and the related health effects.

CanREACH: Patient-Centered Mental Health in Paediatric Primary Care

Various dates: January 2021 through March 2022

As part of CanREACH education and training services, CanREACH offers a Continued Medical Education training program licensed and developed by The REACH Institute: “Patient-Centered Mental Health in Paediatric Primary Care (PPP)”, adapted for Canadian Primary Care Providers.

Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine - Part A

September 7, 2021 to June 21, 2022

The Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine, developed by the University of Alberta - Division of Preventive Medicine, is a distance learning course designed to provide knowledge and skills in the areas of occupational medicine encountered in family medicine and other community based clinical practice.

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