Practical Solutions for Community Specialists Today and Tomorrow

Webinar Series: Maintaining and Optimizing Your Practice During Times of Rapid Change

May 8, 2020

What challenges are community specialists experiencing now and anticipating in the future? Hear from the Specialty Care Alliance about their mandate and direction. The session will be led by community specialist physicians who will share their experience and tips.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Outline the different technologies available to address challenges and opportunities for community specialists: Community Information Integration (CII), virtual care options, secure messaging.
  • Describe how to optimize and standardize clinic processes to enhance patient care related to new referrals, follow-ups and managing the wait list.
  • Assess practical examples, tools and resources and choose areas to incorporate into my practice.

Additional information (pre-reading)


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

On entrance to the webinar your cameras and microphones will be disabled. You will be promoted to opt in to enable them. We invite you to choose the enabling option to promote interactivity between the participants and the presenters. Once enabled, please immediately mute your speaker until the live question and answer portion of the webinar. We encourage you to join the meeting up to 30 minutes early to ensure you are familiar with the Zoom platform (i.e., muting/unmuting and turning your camera on and off).

CME Credit Information

This webinar series 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 approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 45 hours (credits are automatically calculated). This session is 1.0 hour.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.

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