Events

Upcoming events

35th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

January 18-20, 2019

This course provides updates on clinical topics relevant for physicians, nurses and other health professionals who practice in rural communities. 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.

21st Annual Rural Anesthesia for GP Anesthesiologists

January 18, 2019

This intensive one-day course for GP anesthesiologists features a blend of expert-lead didactic teaching and practical skill-development workshops and offers opportunities for networking and exchange of information and ideas between leaders in the field and rural GP anesthesiologists.

Common Fractures and Dislocations Course

January 18, 2019

This course is designed to equip learners with hands-on skills to deal with common fractures and dislocations seen in the rural emergency departments. The course will include short case-based presentations on specific fractures, a discussion of diagnosis and treatment, demonstration of the applicable cast and/or splint and hands-on practice.

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks

January 19, 2019

Intensive one-day course for GP anesthesiologists features a blend of expert-lead didactic teaching and practical skill-development workshops and offers opportunities for networking and exchange of information and ideas between leaders in the field and rural GP anesthesiologists. Post-course is open to rural anesthesia for GP anesthesiologists course registrants only.

World Professional Association for Transgender Health conference

February 1 to 3, 2019

The Gender Program at the University of Alberta Hospital is hosting the WPATH Global Education Initiative training program. Training with global leaders in transgender healthcare, attendees will get the most up-to-date knowledge to care for the transgender population.

5th Annual MSK Pearls Course

February 2, 2019

This expert-lead annual course uses a blend of didactic presentations, case studies and hands-on skills training to enhance physicians’ and other healthcare professionals’ care for patients with physical injuries. This year’s topics focus on sideline management of athletic injuries

Mood Day Conference

February 8, 2019

This course offers an interdisciplinary clinical focus which is applicable to all community practitioners. The vision of the conference is to examine bipolar and major depressive disorder from a psychiatric and psychological perspective. The conference is designed to provide strong practical and clinical resources to all members of the mental health community.

Getting there together: Western Canadian Tobacco Reduction Forum

February 21, 2019

Getting There Together will bring together individuals and organizations who champion tobacco reduction research, policy and practice from across western Canada with a focus on achieving a less than 5% smoking prevalence rate by 2035.

Alcohol Use Disorder

March 8, 2019

This series of updates aims to provide healthcare professionals with an evidence-based overview of multiple topics within the psychiatric domain. Each half-day session aims to cover important topics such as diagnosis review and update, treatment/therapeutic use and application and local perspectives and resources as it pertains to that sessions’ focus.

Inclusive Health Conference 2019

March 16, 2019

This annual event educates health professionals on LGBTQ+ health issues and how to provide inclusive, high-quality care to LGBTQ+ patients. It's a great way to develop knowledge and competency around Sexual and Gender Minority health and related issues. The conference is hosted by the Sexuality & Gender Advocacy Committee at the University of Alberta. All health care-related students and faculty are welcome.

Successful Patient Interactions

April 25, 2019

This course assists physicians and other healthcare providers in achieving more successful encounters with their patients, for a safer healthcare experience. Developed in partnership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association.

Effective Team Interactions

April 26, 2019

Effective and safer interactions between health care colleagues through enhanced communications strategies and skills. This program was developed in partnership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association.

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