Events

Upcoming events

33rd Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

January 20-22, 2017

Through a combination of plenary lectures, small group interactive sessions and hands-on skill development workshops; participants will review current best practices, guidelines, tools and techniques for investigating and managing emergent patients – from pre-hospital, to the rural emergency department.

Prevention and Longevity:

January 27, 2017

This full day conference and networking fair will focus on empowering physicians and health care providers with evidence based, non-pharmacological management strategies for creating health, preventing illness and where possible, treating disease.

ERASAlberta Symposium 2017

January 27 and 28, 2017

The ERASAlberta 2017 Symposium is hosted by the Surgery Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services (AHS) to facilitate local, national and international Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) best practices.

Eating Disorders Symposium

February 4, 2017

Presented by the Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta (EDSNA) and the Eating Disorder Program at the University of Alberta Hospital, this symposium presents a rare opportunity to learn from Eating Disorder experts on a wide range of topics related to this complex illness.

12th Annual Mood Day Conference

February 10, 2017

The 12th Annual Mood Day Conference offers an interdisciplinary clinical focus applicable to all community practitioners. This conference will examine bipolar disorder from a psychiatric and psychological perspective. This course is designed to provide strong practical and clinical resources to all members of the mental health community.

Alberta Sexual Assault Course and Conference

February 11, 2017

This paperless conference is designed to share core training and a management update for urban and rural healthcare professionals on sexual assault.

Investigating and Managing Patient Safety Events

January 31-February 2 and March 1-3, 2017.

The HQCA, in partnership with the University of Calgary and the Ward of the 21st Century is offering two courses: Introductory Investigating and Managing Patient Safety Events and Advanced Investigating and Managing Patient Safety Events. Completion of both courses earns participants a Certificate in Investigating and Managing Patient Safety Events.

Calgary Pain & MSK Clinical Pearls Combined Conference

March 10, 2017

This combined conference covers advances in pain research and the prevention and management of acute and chronic spine, pelvis and hip musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, injuries and pain.

Alberta Kidney Days 2017

March 10 and 11, 2017

If you are a health care provider with an interest in the prevention and management of kidney disease, you are invited to join your colleagues in Calgary on March 10 & 11, 2017 for Alberta Kidney Days.

Combating Stigma

Available online until May 2017.

Combating Stigma is a web-based CME course for physicians. It takes an hour to complete and includes a number of elements shown to be important for anti-stigma programming for healthcare professionals.

Advanced Obesity Management Program

Online – available 24/7

Online Mainpro-M1 accredited course designed for health care professionals who understand basic obesity principles, but want to learn more.

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.