CME Calendar

CME Location: ONLINE

In response to physician feedback, the Physician Health Program’s drop-in peer support sessions, established April 7th, are now permanently scheduled for Wednesday’s at 12pm. The weekly sessions are co-facilitated by Psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Russel, and Manager of Clinical Services, Roxanne Joyce, and are drop-in with no commitment required. The focus is peer support, not psychiatric care. All participants have the option to join anonymously. To learn more about the sessions and the program, click here.

E-mail peersupport@physicianhealth.com for the link to join by phone or video. 
 

CME Location: Online, 2 October 2020 – 4 June 2021 (Fridays)

The CME on the Run sessions are offered online. Registrants will receive links to go online before each session. Each program runs on Friday afternoons from 1–5 pm and includes great speakers and learning materials. Topics and dates: 20 November, 2020 (Diagnostics/Radiology).  Topics include: Investigating COVID-19, what is the real deal?, Is my heart broken doc? Medical Imaging for the Heart, Navigating NASH Diagnostic Tools, Point-of-Care Ultrasound—Practical Applications for In Office Use, Detecting the Smoker’s Time Bomb with Low Dose CT, ABCD's of Dense Breasts, Health Technologies that Help Our Patient Help Us, Back Troubles—Is Imaging for Lumbar Pain Syndromes Useful?. The next sessions are: 29 January, 2021 (Therapeutics); 5 March, 2021 (Ophthalmology/ENT); 7 May, 2021 (Geriatrics); and 4 June, 2021 (Internal Medicine).  To register and for more information visit https://ubccpd.ca/course/cme-on-the-run-2020-2021 or e-mail cpd.info@ubc.ca.

CME Location: Online
CME Date: 07-September-2020 to 12-June-2021

The Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine, developed by the University of Alberta's Division of Preventive Medicine, is a distance learning course designed to provide knowledge and skills in areas of occupational medicine encountered in family medicine and other community-based practice. Visit our website to register your interest for 2020-21: www.ualberta.ca/department-of-medicine/divisions/preventive-medicine/fou..., contact the Course Coordinator at omcourse@ualberta.ca, or call 780 492-4006 for more information about the course.

CME Location: Tofino
CME Date: 25-September-2020 to 28-September-2020

Physician heal thyself. Join Dr Mark Sherman and your community of colleagues for a transformative workshop, 25–28 Sep, will be held at Long Beach Lodge Resort, Tofino. The workshops focus on the theory and practice of mindfulness and meditation—reviewing definitions, clinical evidence, and neuroscience, and introducing key practices of self-compassion, breath work, and sitting meditation to nurture resilience and healing. This annual meditation retreat is an opportunity to delve deeply into meditation practice in order to recharge, heal, and build a practice for life. Each workshop is accredited for 16 Mainpro+ group learning credits and has a 30 person limit, so please register today! Contact us at hello@livingthismoment.ca, or check out www.livingthismoment.ca/event for more information.

CME Location: Vancouver
CME Date: 23-October-2020

The Endocrine Research Society is pleased to present the 32nd Diabetes Directors Seminar—an  annual, UBC-accredited gathering of leading diabetes experts and caregivers across British Columbia. Join us virtually or at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre on UBC campus (TBD) for a full-day presentation series covering the latest and most pertinent aspects of diabetes therapeutics and clinical care. Target audience is specialists and family physicians with an interest in diabetes care, as well as nurses, dieticians, pharmacists, and other diabetes educators responsible for diabetes management within their own groups and communities.
Register now as space is limited. Online registration can be found at 
www.endocrineresearchsociety.com/events/32nd-annual-diabetes-directors-s....

Please contact Ashini Dissanayake at the Endocrine Research Society for more information or registration questions. E-mail ashinid.ers@gmail.com, phone 604 689-1055.

CME Location: ONLINE
CME Date: 03-November-2020

We invite you to join us at the inaugural Data Science and Health 2020 course, developed by the UBC Department of Medicine. This event is MOC1/Mainpro+ accredited for up to 7.5 credits, and will be the first of a series of annual conferences on this topic. We are excited to launch this new forum, created to address the needs of specialists and family physicians and improve their understanding of current data science concepts as they relate to health care delivery, management, and research. Engage with leaders in data science, analytics, and health in BC, and gain fluency in concepts and terminology. Our interactive program is designed to enable engagement and collaboration with data scientists, and provide a practical roadmap for applying data science and analytics in clinical care and research. For more details and registration visit https://medicine.med.ubc.ca/datascience/ or contact us at dom.research@ubc.ca.