Events

Upcoming events

Epilepsy and Seizure Management: Beyond the ER

October 21, 2017

This workshop will provide plenary and case based discussion opportunities for primary care practitioners to rehearse assessments, procedures and techniques to polish patient care management skills.

Contemporary Insights for Optimizing Health

October 27, 2017

The Integrative Health institute conference promotes knowledge translation and networking for health care providers, academics, learners, health administrators, and other key stakeholders. This year's conference themes are 1) chronic pain, 2) mental health; and 3) health system transformation.

9th Rich Man, Poor Man Dinner & Silent Auction

October 28, 2017

One individual per table will be served a "rich man" meal while the remaining attendees will receive a "poor man" meal. The goal of this event is to highlight the disparities that exist in access to stable and nutritious sources of food, while also raising funds for local and global health initiatives.

The Little Heart Heroes Superhero Soiree

October 28 to 29, 2017

This summer the first Heart Heroes Camp, a medically-supervised summer camp for children born with heart disease, took place out at Camp Yowocas. The camp was so successful that the organizers would like to make it a regular event for these incredible children. Please help support the camp by suiting up in your finest superhero attire on October 28 for the Superhero Soiree.

Resident Wellness Conference - Edmonton

November 1, 2017

We've reached capacity for this event! If you'd like to be added to the waiting list please email pfsp@albertadoctors.org. In collaboration with the Learner Advocacy & Wellness Office and PARA, the Physician and Family Support Program is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Resident Wellness Conference.

20th Annual Diabetes Canada and CSEM Professional Conference and Annual General Meeting

November 1 to 4, 2017

The conference offers health care professionals the opportunity to share ideas and learn about significant advances in diabetes research, treatment and care. Over four days, participants will receive access to more than 40 scientific sessions, exchange ideas with industry-leading experts and expand professional networks with over 1,800 attendees.

RAH 2017 Hospital Medicine Conference

November 3 to 5, 2017

A conference bringing together Canadian family physicians for an informative and beneficial weekend of networking and learning opportunities. Topics to include interventional radiology, inpatient management of cirrhosis, rotating narcotics when treating palliative care, and more.

42nd Annual Family Practice Review and Update Course – Pearls for Practice

November 20 to 23, 2017

An update focused on information pearls pertinent for practice in primary care. Topics covered include a wide variety of the diagnoses typically seen in both urban and rural settings

CAMH Opioid Dependence Treatment Core Course (Alberta Version)

September 25 to November 27, 2017

This course is the foundation of the Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program. The course is designed to promote interprofessional collaboration among the health care team involved in opioid dependence treatment.

Managing Concussions in Clinical Practice

October 20, 2017 or February 10, 2018

A two-part blended learning course on treating patients for concussion. Part one of the course is a certificate-level online course that offers in-depth concussion management training in three modules covering assessment, diagnosis, management. Part two includes an in-person workshop in either October or February.

Certificate in Patient Safety & Quality Management

September 2017 and March 2018

Designed for health care professionals who want to expand their working understanding of patient safety and quality management concepts. It runs from September 8, 2017 to March 10, 2018 and is offered through the University of Calgary’s Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development. Registration opens June 5. Email pscourse@ucalgary.ca to receive a reminder

Evening Course Program & Wednesday Night Webinar

September 13, 2017 to March 14, 2018

A series of lectures targeted to family physicians on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. with topics and speakers selected by a committee of family physicians. Two methods of delivery are offered: in-person at the Clara Christie Theatre, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary or via webinar.

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.