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April 9th – 11th, 2015 Montréal, Quebec at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
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Rural and Remote Medicine Course 2015

April 9th – 11th, 2015

The 2nd World Summit on Rural Generalist Medicine
April 8th and 9th
Pre and Post Courses
April 6th to 14th

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Montreal QC

At the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

What's On At R & R
  Thurs 04/09   Fri 04/10   Sat 04/11  
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  Off the Chart   Lodging and Travel Information      
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Cairns Consensus Statement
2nd World Summit Schedule and Registration Form
Summit Call For Abstracts
13th Wonca World Rural Health Conference 2015
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This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Quebec Chapter for up to 22 Mainpro-M1 credits

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The Days of Our Courses

2nd World Summit on Rural Generalist Medicine - Wednesday April 8th
Moving Forward Together

Beyond Cairns
⇒ Welcome and overview of goals of Summit
Plenary—Intro and overview of aims and objectives
⇒ Generalism in Canada
⇒ Producing Rural Generalists
⇒ Successes In Low Resource Countries
⇒ Better Health For the Bush
⇒ Enhanced Surgical Skills Report
⇒ Asia Pacific Report
⇒ Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Regional Reports—


Meeting Community Needs-Working Together
⇒ Asset Based Community Development
Plenary—New Tools And Methods For Assessing Community Needs and Community Engagement
⇒ Rural Proofing
Training Generalists By Foreign Exchanges And Capacity Building
• Generalism and The Canadian Armed Forces

⇒ The View From Here
Plenary—Canada Round Up

With: John Soles

Regional Reports / Case based examples of Generalism Functioning or Failing In Canada

  • Privileging in BC

⇒ Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  • More on Asset Based Community Development
  • More on Rural Proofing
  • More on ‘Island’ Training
  • The View From up Here
  • Certificate of Added compentence and Rural Generalism

⇒ Tomorrow's News Today
Plenary—Wrap up for the day and announcements for tomorrow



2nd World Summit on Rural Generalist Medicine - Thursday April 9th
Training The Present and Future Generalist
Rural Teams To Meet Community Needs
⇒ Collaborative leadership
⇒ The Rural Physician Team
Plenary—Defining what an effective and generally applicable rural health care team is.

With: Keith MacLellan


⇒ Building Medical Schools In Low Resource Countries
⇒ Generalism Training For Specialists
⇒ Building On Family Medicine Programs
⇒ Rural Pipelines
⇒ The Future Generalist
Plenary—The student and resident perspective.
⇒ Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  • More on Defining Generalism
  • More on Teams
  • More on How does undergraduate medical education need to change?
  • MOC / CPD For The Rural Generalist


Research In Support of Generalism
⇒ Evidence For Enhanced Surgical Services Provided by Generalists
Plenary—Panel of individuals speaking to the evidence supporting rural small surgical services including procedural scope, safety, GP-Anaesthetists’ role in community
⇒ Evidence For And Against Privileging
Plenary—Panel Debate: Evidence related to the importance of generalist care in the form of individuals who have done literature syntheses, such as Barbara Starfield, supporting a broader discussion of generalism and the evidence that supports it.
⇒ Status of Health Care Health System Change—Time for Generalism
Plenary—Principles to Guide Health Care Transformation

With: Michael Jong


⇒ Poster Session
Oral Presentations - Submit Abstracts
⇒ Wrap Up / Next Steps
What Have We Achieved - What do we want to Achieve




Rural and Remote Medicine - Thursday April 9th
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9:35 - 10:45
11:00 - 12:10
12:30 - 13:40
14:30 - 15:40
16:00 - 17:10
Rural and Remote Medicine - Friday April 10th
Please Indicate your preferred sessions in each time slot
* indicates repeat(ed) | ^ indicates day/time change | ++ indicates added workshop | --> to be continued | <-- continuation
9:35 - 10:45
11:00 - 12:10
13:30 - 14:40
15:00 - 16:10
16:30 - 17:40
Rural and Remote Medicine - Saturday April 11th
Please Indicate your preferred sessions in each time slot
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9:35 - 10:45
11:00 - 12:10
12:30 - 13:40
14:30 - 15:40
16:00 - 17:10
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Registered prior to Dec. 8, 2014 (Earybird Rates Will Be Applied)
Spousal Registration Includes breaks and access to 'open' sessions. Fee is $30.00
Already Registered (Just making workshop selections or adding options)
Name of Spousal Registrant: Please include Title
Workshop wishes: Please indicate sessions preferred by number

Reduced Earlybird rates will be applied for anyone registered prior to Dec. 8, 2014.
* Based on SRPC Membership. To join the Society please visit Membership
Cancellation Policy: Notification must be received 2 weeks prior to the event to qualify for either: Full credit applied to future SRPC event or membership dues or Refund less a $75 administration fee

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Membership Dues

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Associate (nonMDs) - **Dues Waived for Active members in 1st year of practice in rural or remote Canada.
Social Events:
HideMe Thursday April 9th

Hockey Night at R&R Or Jam Session

Friday April 10th

Awards Dinner

Saturday April 11th

Montreal Saturday Night At l'Astral

East West Hockey Classic

All players welcome

Bring your skates, shinpads and helmet (other equipment optional). We will provide ice, pucks and sticks.

At the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth. A chance to recognize the contributions made by you and your peers Montréal Saturday Night – Evening Of Entertainment, Dancing And Eats Montréal Style

Check out Urockaoke and Socalled playing at the l'Astral

Cost: $0

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Cost: $10


Cost: $90

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Cost: $80

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Residents or Students: $0

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Jam Session

Join the musically inclined for a jam session at John and Yoko's hotel (Free (love) but let us know if you plan to get into the jam): $0

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Residents or Students: $45

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Residents or Students: $25

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Doctors and Diners
We would like to encourage discussion between the Docs and Residents and Students at Rural and Remote. To that end we are offering to link a doc with a student or resident to treat to dinner. If you would like to participate in this, please indicate.

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Add-on Courses - Pre, Concurrent and Post:
2 days
April 6th & 7th
1 day repeated
April 7th or April 8th
1 day repeated
April 7th or April 8th
2 days
April 7th & 8th
2 days
April 7th & 8th
2 days
April 7th & 8th
1 day repeated
April 9th or April 10th
April 10th

There is limited enrollment available for these courses - priority will be given to conference attendees.

Cancellation policy varies for these courses and is determined by the course provider.

April 10th April 11th April 11th April 12th

*Note Price Change*

2 days
April 12th & 13th
2 days
April 12th & 13th
April 13th 2 days
April 13th & 14th



Travel Subsidy/Donation:

The SRPC is offering a subsidy of $100 to unfunded residents or students traveling from out of region. Those eligible may claim it here:
Those wishing to assist with this subsidy and / or keeping registration rates lower of students and residents are encouraged to make a donation here:
$100 suggested
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Childcare Sign Up:

There is no charge for childcare services. Please indicate interest, contact information and details.      
Hotel Reservations for Rural And Remote at The Empress. **Our room block is rapidly filling up. For example, while there are still some rooms available at the Empress on Wed. April 3rd, there are no rooms in our block on the 3rd. Some discounted rooms are still available on other nights. If you have any difficulty using the online reservation system please call Fairmont directly at 1-800-441-1414

Student / Resident / Mentor Reception Friday April 5 @ 17:30

The Rural Training Programs of Canada would like to invite Preceptors, Residents and Medical Students to a Reception, held during the 21st Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course!

Akal Airport Shuttle bus provides daily half hour service between Victoria Airport and downtown Victoria hotels. We cover all incoming and outgoing flights from 3.30 am till past midnight. More information
Ford World Men's Curling Championship Victoria 2013 . For ticket info go to SelectYourTickets
Tourism Victoria Tourism BC official site
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