November 19, 2015 • Written in Resident Physicians 1 Comments

Tagged with Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network PARA Resident physicians Rural Alberta North Rural Alberta South Transition to Practice 101 • Written by Jonathan Koch

Get a head start on your transition into practice. Join us for an evening of short, handy sessions on relevant transition-to-practice topics.

CALGARY
Date:         Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Time:         6:30-8:30 pm.
Venue:      Theatre G500, Foothills Medical Centre

Get a head start on your transition into practice. Join us for an evening of short, handy sessions on relevant transition-to-practice topics.

Sessions confirmed to date include:

  1. Getting Ready for Practice: The Overview
    • Requirements, deadlines, and associated fees in preparation for practice
    • Different practice and job search options available
  2. Common Medico-Legal Issues in Practice
    • An overview of the spectrum of medico-legal issues that physicians face in practice
    • Practical advice for managing medico-legal risks
  3. New in Practice Panel
    • Physicians in different specialties share their recent transition to practice experiences

Get a handle on the resources that are available to resident physicians around transition to practice and take advantage of the opportunity to talk to exhibitors who are involved in different aspects of your transition.

Exhibitors who have RSVP’d to date:

  • Recruiters
  • South Calgary Primary Care Network
  • Physician Locum Services
  • AMA Benefits
  • The Physician & Family Support Program
  • MD Management
  • Medical Affairs, Calgary Zone
  • Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan | Health Workforce for Alberta

Food and networking opportunities will be provided. Attendees will have the opportunity to win a $100 gift card for London Drugs.

EDMONTON
Date:         Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Time:         6:30-8:30 pm.
Venue:      Bernard Snell Hall Lower Foyer, University of Alberta Hospital

Get a head start on your transition into practice. Join us for an evening of short, handy sessions on relevant transition-to-practice topics.

Sessions confirmed to date include:

  1. Getting Ready for Practice: The Overview – Presenter: David Kay*
    • Requirements, deadlines, and associated fees in preparation for practice
    • Different practice and job search options available
  2. Transitioning into Practice: Opportunities & Challenges of Lifelong Learning –Presenter: Dr. Khurram Jahangir*
    • The importance of maintaining physician competence
    • A brief guide to available continuing professional development (CPD) resources
    • Role of Professional Colleges, academic CPD units, Medical Regulatory Authorities, Specialty societies, and Medical Associations in lifelong learning
    • Future of CPD: competency-based CPD system
  3. Common Medico-Legal Issues in Practice – Presenter: Tari Hiebert*
    • An overview of the spectrum of medico-legal issues that physicians face in practice
    • Practical advice for managing medico-legal risks

Get a handle on the resources that are available to resident physicians around transition to practice and take advantage of the opportunity to talk to exhibitors who are involved in different aspects of your transition.

Exhibitors who have RSVP’d to date:

  • Recruiters
  • Local Primary Care Networks
  • AMA Benefits
  • Physician Locum Services
  • MD Management
  • Medical Affairs, Edmonton Zone
  • Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan | Health Workforce for Alberta

Food and networking opportunities will be provided. Attendees will have the opportunity to win a $100 gift card for London Drugs.

*Presenter Bios:

For the past 17 years, David Kay has acted as the Executive Director for RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta. Mr. Kay is an experienced health-care consultant and senior manager with 30 years of diversified expertise with university hospitals and regional health systems in Saskatchewan and Alberta. He holds a Master’s in Health Administration from the University of Ottawa, and is a Certified Health Executive and Fellow of the American College as well as board certified in health-care management. He is a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders, where he served as the Alberta Director for two terms; a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), serving as the Chair for the ACHE Canadian Chapter, and now ACHE Regent for Canada: and a Member-at-Large with the Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters.

Dr. Khurram Jahangir is the Assistant Dean, Life-Long Learning & Chair, Office of Life-Long Learning at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta. He was the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Educator, CFPC for Alberta until October 2015. He works as an Emergency Physician in Edmonton. He has a special interest in Academic Medicine and Medical Education and is keen in exploring the role of technology for the CPD of health professionals and delivery of medical education.

Tari Hiebert has a general litigation practice with an emphasis on health law. Tari defends physicians subject to medical malpractice lawsuits and assists physicians with Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons regulatory matters and professional discipline, privileging issues, patient complaints, fatality inquiries, billing reviews, and the defence of criminal charges.


RED DEER

Date:        Friday, December 11, 2015
Time:         6:30-8:30 pm.
Venue:      Gull Lake Room, Red Deer Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre

Get a head start on your transition into practice. Join us for an evening of short, handy sessions on relevant transition-to-practice topics.

Sessions confirmed to date include:

  1. Getting Ready for Practice: The Overview
    • Requirements, deadlines, and associated fees in preparation for practice
    • Different practice and job search options available
  2. What You Need to Know about Locums
  3. Common Medico-Legal Issues in Practice
    • An overview of the spectrum of medico-legal issues that physicians face in practice
    • Practical advice for managing medico-legal risks

Get a handle on the resources that are available to resident physicians around transition to practice and take advantage of the opportunity to talk to exhibitors who are involved in different aspects of your transition.

Exhibitors who have RSVP’d to date:

  • Recruiters
  • Local Primary Care Networks
  • Physician Locum Services
  • MD Management
  • The Physician & Family Support Program
  • Medical Affairs, Central Zone
  • Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan | Health Workforce for Alberta

Food and networking opportunities will be provided. Attendees will have the opportunity to win a $100 gift card for London Drugs.


Comments (1)

Kimberley MacKinnon

The Recruitment Consultants from RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta (including me!) are ready and eager to connect with resident physicians at this event in Calgary tonight and Edmonton tomorrow night! Come ready to network and schmooze and ask us lots of questions!

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