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    • 22-Apr-2022
    • 15-Jul-2022
    • Online

    ECHO Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ECHO OEM)

    A pilot telementoring program for primary health-care providers in Ontario that aims to increase their capacity to recognize conditions related to occupational and environmental exposures, and to treat and support patients with injuries and illnesses that affect their ability to work

    About ECHO OEM program

    This pilot research program is hosted by the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and funded by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). It consists of 12 sessions running on Fridays, from April 22 to July 15, 2022, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST. Registration is free. Participants may register at any time.

    More details and registration

    See the full schedule.
    • 24-Jun-2022
    • 26-Nov-2022
    • Online

    Rural Point-of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Rounds


    UBCCPD has partnered with the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc), and they are excited to invite you to the Rural POCUS Rounds!

    This series of virtual rounds will be based on rurally focused POCUS topics, learnings and situations. The Rural POCUS Rounds series aims to increase the use of, experience with, and community surrounding point-of-care ultrasound for rural based healthcare providers.

    The rounds will seek to

    • improve rural POCUS skills and confidence 
    • build a POCUS community of practice including mentoring, and ultimately better patient care

    Each session will include presentation-style learning and time for volunteered case studies. Attendees will have an opportunity to share real life scans and work through specific scenarios. 

    Zoom link, and session information will be emailed to those who have registered prior to each session.


    Upcoming Rounds


    Intro to POCUS for Shock

    Date: June 24, 2022 | 1200–1300 PT

    Speakers: Dr. Tracy Morton

    Click here to register!


    Heart & Lung Ultrasound

    Date: August 26, 2022 | 1200–1300 PT

    Speakers: Dr. Virginia Robinson

    Click here to register!


    Fast Pipes (IVC & Aorta) Ultrasound

    Date: September 30, 2022 | 1200–1300 PT

    Speakers: Dr. Kevin Fairbairn

    Click here to register!


    POCUS for Vascular Access

    Date: October 28, 2022 | 1200–1300 PT

    Speakers: Dr. Kevin Fairbairn

    Click here to register!


    POCUS for DVT / PE

    Date: November 25, 2022 | 1200–1300 PT

    Speakers: Dr. Tracy Morton

    Click here to register!


    Past Rounds

    Watch past Rural POCUS Rounds recordings here.



    Please contact Antigone Fogel at antigone.f@ubc.ca with any questions

    Additional info https://ubccpd.ca/rural-pocus-rounds

    • 27-Jun-2022
    • (PDT)
    • 28-Jun-2022
    • (PDT)
    • Vancouver BC

    Acute Care of At-Risk Newborns (ACoRN) Workshop

    Jun 27–28 (Mon–Tue) | 0830–1700 PDT each day | Vancouver BC
    Audience: midwives, family physicians, nurse practitioners and other perinatal care providers.
    Overview: The purpose of the ACoRN workshop is to help care providers at the bedside to use a consistent systematic approach to managing at-risk infants. The ACoRN workshop is an interactive session that utilizes a skill-based, tool-based, case-based approach to learning.
    Up to 8.0 Mainpro+

    • 10-Jul-2022
    • (PDT)
    • 15-Jul-2022
    • (PDT)
    • Vancouver, BC

    Why you should register for PRIDoC

    PRIDoC 2022 is more than a conference. It is an Indigenous-led, week-long, life-changing experience where you can share ideas and build connections that will last a lifetime.

    Register Today

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    • 19-Aug-2022
    • 21-Aug-2022
    • Grey Bruce, ON


    On August 19-21, 2022, we invite you to come and experience all that life has to offer when living in Grey Bruce. 

    The physician recruitment teams of the area have joined forces to help you experience some of our favourite parts of Grey and Bruce Counties from canoeing down the Saugeen river to enjoying the flavours of our local microbreweries.

    This rotating event will explore different parts of our region each year with the goal of fully immersing you in the lifestyle and culture of our rural Ontario communities.

    Above all, this retreat aims to provide physicians interested in rural medicine an opportunity to meet with potential colleagues, make connections, and find out more about the place we call home.



    Physicians, residents, medical students, and partners. As recruiters we acknowledge that we aren’t always just recruiting a physician, but their families as well! Whether you choose to come alone or with your partner we are excited to get to know you as individuals and what is important to you. 

    The retreat attracts adventurous individuals curious about rural medicine and looking to find a work-life balance in an everchanging atmosphere. We invite you to eat, drink, and play, all while getting to know Bruce Grey and what makes our area unique.


    Explore. Experience. Practice


    • 15-Sep-2022
    • 18-Sep-2022
    • Toronto, ON


    Ontario Anesthesia Meeting and Conference Weekend

    Thursday, September 15th to Sunday, September 18th, 2022

    Planning is well underway for Ontario’s Anesthesiologists’ 67th Annual Ontario Anesthesia Meeting and Conference Weekend, to be held at The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto. The main conference will run September 16th to 18th, with optional pre-conference workshops and a leadership development day on September 15th. Please save these dates for an exciting line-up of conference speakers and workshops as well as an opportunity to socialize and network with your colleagues.


    Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, The Westin Harbour Castle offers direct access to some of Toronto's most noteworthy sites, high-end shopping and delicious restaurants. Our exciting academic program will feature outstanding speakers from across Ontario with presentations that will speak to both academic and community practice with an intent to drive quality of care.


    The Saturday night social event will be held at The Westin Harbour Castle. Enjoy great food and beverages while networking with your colleagues! Space is limited, so be sure to buy your tickets early!

    Registration Opens June 2022

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    • 22-Sep-2022
    • 24-Sep-2022
    • Yellowknife, NT / Online


    Hybrid - In Person & On Location
    September 22, 2022 - September 24, 2022
    Evidence based navigation of northern medicine. Join the PEER team and local faculty in person or via webcast for the inaugural PEER-North conference, Sept 22-24, 2022 Yellowknife NWT.

    PEER North will offer a breadth of primary care topics that are relevant in day-to-day practice for nurses and family physicians. These topics will be presented by experts in the field, with most of our speakers living their lives in the North.

    This inaugural PEER North conference is offered in conjunction with NWTMA, Practice NWT, and PEER (Patient Experienced Evidence Research). The goal of PEER North is to provide a culturally relevant northern educational forum, for the purpose of connecting and strengthening relationships amongst Northern healthcare providers around current, evidence-based, primary care topics of interest.

    Attend online or join us in person.

    We hope to see you in Yellowknife!


    • 22-Sep-2022
    • (PDT)
    • 25-Sep-2022
    • (PDT)
    • Whistler BC

    20th Annual St. Paul's Emergency Medicine Update

    Sep 22–25 (Thu–Sun) | Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler BC | Conference
    Audience: emergency physicians, rural physicians, family physicians, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, nurses, paramedics, others with an interest in emergency medicine, residents and students.
    Overview: Join us in Whistler for our 20th birthday and our first in-person St. Paul's Emergency Medicine Conference in 2 years! We are excited to host you at the Whistler Conference Centre for 4 days of networking and emergency medicine education, hands-on workshops plus plenty of time for mountain activities and fun! We have lots of new topics and updates to cover, as well as some old favourites. We look forward to seeing you there!
    Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 credits
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    • 15-Oct-2022
    • Port Alberni, BC

    The Airway Interventions and Management in Emergencies (AIME) course has been providing valued and practical hands-on airway management learning experiences for clinicians around the world for over 21 years.

    AIME educators are experienced (and entertaining) clinical instructors who understand the varied work environments of practicing clinicians. Whether you work in a large, high volume centre or a small remote setting, AIME will provide a practical approach for airway management in emergencies.

    Port Alberni, BC

    October 15

    More details and register here: https://caep.ca/cpd-courses/aime/
    • 20-Oct-2022
    • Online

    COMS ROMS 2022

    Rural Obstetrical Management Seminars

    Thursday October 20th, 2022

    Online - Evening

    This program is intended to provide an opportunity to review and update your knowledge and management obstetrical cases specific to rural practice. Issues with respect to newborn care, lactation, preconception care and planning, women’s mental health and postpartum management will also be covered.

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