PCN Physician Leads Executive

Dr. Helen Akosile-Xulu (North Zone representative)

This group provides a forum for sharing information between the Alberta Medical Association and the PCN Physician Leads on a variety of topics.

The executive (which includes one physician lead from each of the five health zones) supports the Provincial PCN Physicians Leads group.

This group represents all the PCNs and associated physicians in Alberta by:

  • Gathering local PCN issues and concerns.
  • Providing support and a voice for local physician non-profit corporation (NPC) issues.
  • Developing applicable strategies for relevant physician and patient issues within PCNs.
  • Recognizing and adhering to local autonomy for individual NPCs.

Email the PCN Physician Leads Executive

Executive members

  • Dr. Heather LaBorde (Calgary Zone representative)
  • Dr. Jordan La Rue (Central Zone representative)
  • Dr. Nadine Letwin (Edmonton Zone representative)
  • Dr. Jo Ann Robinson (North Zone representative)
  • Dr. Susan Byers (South Zone representative)

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PCN Strategic Forum 2023

The 2023 PCN Strategic Forum was hosted by the Primary Care Network Physician Leads Executive on November 2-4, 2023, in Calgary. The theme was “Teaming Up, Moving Forward” and focused on team-based care, partnerships, innovation and transformation.
It was an opportunity for attendees to connect in person with colleagues from across the province and various organizations as everyone came together to be inspired, explore meaningful collaborations and influence the future of primary healthcare in Alberta. Forum was attended by more than 400 participants. Forum presentations from the 2023 event are available.

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