Tropical and Geographic Medicine Intensive Short Course

University of British Columbia

May 3-7, 2021

The annual Tropical and Geographic Medicine course aims to provide health practitioners an important update and overview of key tropical diseases with a focus on providing care in resource-limited settings as well as in Canada. This course is the first of its kind in western Canada.  Over 300 physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals have successfully completed this course.

The 2021 program has been enhanced as a virtual program. In addition to being live streamed, presentations will be recorded and made available to course participants for online viewing afterwards (limited period).

  • Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. MT
  • Location: Virtual online
  • Cost: For physicians - CAD$1125 (by Apr 2, 2021); CAD$1250 (after Apr 2, 2021)

For more information or to register, please visit the event website.

CME accreditation:

The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians.  This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 33.5 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits. This program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 33.5 Mainpro+ Group Learning credits. Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity.

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