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2021 AFMC CPD Virtual Retreat

Location: Zoom,

Date: 16 April 2021

Description

Hosted by: Office of Professional and Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University

1:00 – 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Objectives:

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

  • Demonstrate interactive features of synchronous technologies (e.g., Zoom) for teaching
  • Describe practical tips and learning considerations for online synchronous learning, particularly in a CME/CPD context
  • Contrast the advantages and disadvantages of synchronous online learning
  • Recognize and evaluate the implications and role of CME/CPD in supporting Practice Improvement (PI) initiatives


Speakers:

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Heather MacNeill, MD, BSc(PT), MScCH (HPTE), FRCPC
Medical Director of Stroke Rehabilitiation, Sinai Health System
Dept of Medicine, University of Toronto

Heather has been creating, researching, and teaching about educational technologies in healthcare over the past decade, such as the EduTech HPE graduate course at University of Toronto since 2014 and Teaching with Technology certificate course (https://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/teachingwithtech/faculty/). She is Faculty lead, Educational Technologies in the Office of Continuing Professional Development at University of Toronto. She is the recipient of the Fred Fallis and Fox award for her work in elearning, with a particular focus in online collaboration. She is a practicing physician at Sinai Health System in Toronto.


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Linda Inkpen, MD
Registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador

Dr. Inkpen graduated from Memorial University in 1969, 1970, 1972, and 1974 with degrees in Science, Education, Medical Science, and Medicine.She has practised medicine since graduating but has also pursued other interests and endeavours.She is a past chair of the Medical Advisory Committee for the St. John’s Eastern Health Board in Newfoundland and Labrador and a member of the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador since August 2012.She has been the recipient of many awards and honours, most notably Memorial University’s Alumna of the Year Award, the Order of Canada, the Queen’s Jubilee Medal, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and Honourary Degrees from Memorial University and Mount Saint Vincent University.She is an Honourary Lieutenant Colonel, 1st Battalion, Royal Newfoundland Regiment and has been the Registrar of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador since September 2014. In June 2018, Dr. Inkpen was President of the Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada for a two-year period, ending June 2020.


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Kelly Burak, MD, MSc (Epid), FRCPC
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development
Co-Lead, Physician Learning Program
Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary

Dr. Burak is currently a Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary and is
cross-appointed to the Department of Oncology. He served as the Director of the Southern Alberta Liver Transplant Clinic for 18 years and the Director of the Calgary Liver Unit for 8 years. Dr. Burak has more than 80 peer-reviewed publications, which include clinical practice guidelines on the management of viral hepatitis and liver cancer. Kelly has a passion for medical education and has won a number of teaching awards, both locally and nationally, including the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Young Educator Award and the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver Excellence in Education Award. In 2017, Dr. Burak became the Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development at the University of Calgary and the Co-Lead of the Physician Learning Program.


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Denise Campbell-Scherer, MD, CCFP
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Associate Dean of the Office of Lifelong Learning and Physician Learning Program
University of Alberta

Dr. Campbell-Scherer is a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and a family physician with clinical and research interests in evidence-based clinical practice and implementation science. She completed her residency in family medicine at McMaster University, then worked as a rural family physician prior to spending five years on faculty at the University of Michigan. She joined the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 2009 and became the associate dean of the Office of Lifelong Learning and Physician Learning Program in 2017. She also leads an interdisciplinary research team – The 5As Team Program – which focuses on improving primary care for people living with obesity. Dr. Campbell-Scherer served on the Executive Committee for the new Clinical Practice Guidelines for Adult Obesity and co-authored the chapter on Primary Care and Primary healthcare.

Registration Fees

$0.00Complimentary Registration

Program Agenda

Friday, April 16, 2021
12:30 PM
Virtual Networking Meet and Greet
1:00 PM
Greetings, Welcome and Agenda Overview

Suzan Schneeweiss, MD, MEd, FRCPC
Chair, AFMC CPD Committee
Associate Dean, CPD
University of Toronto

Vernon Curran, PhD
Associate Dean of Educational Development
Memorial University
1:10 PM
Designing and Delivering Interactive and Remote CPD Programs: Considerations for Online Synchronous Environments

Heather MacNeill, MD, BSc(PT), MScCH (HPTE), FRCPC
Faculty Lead, Educational Technologies
Office of Continuing Professional Development
University of Toronto
2:45 PM
Stretch Break
2:55 PM
Panel Discussion: Practice Improvement and CPD

Linda Inkpen, MD
Registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador

Kelly Burak, MD, MSc (Epid), FRCPC
Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development
University of Calgary

Denise Campbell-Scherer, MD, CCFP
Associate Dean of the Office of Lifelong Learning and Physician Learning Program
University of Alberta
3:50 PM
Summary
4:00 PM
Adjournment

Planning Committee

  • Vernon Curran, PhD

    Associate Dean of Educational Development
    Professor of Medical Education
    Office of Professional and Educational Development
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN

  • Heather Flynn, MD, CCFP
    Family Medicine Unit, Health Sciences Centre
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN

  • Vincent Jobin, MD
    CPD director
    Faculté de médecine
    Université de Montréal

  • Leonora Lalla, MDCM, CCFP, FCFP
    Associate Dean of Continuing Professional Development
    Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

  • Jennifer R. Leonard, MD, FRCPC

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology)
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN

  • Brenna Lynn, PhD
    Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development
    Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Practice
    UBC Faculty of Medicine


  • Stephen G. Miller, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, MEd
    Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development and Medical Education
    Director of Simulation, Faculty of Medicine
    Dalhousie University 

  • Valerie Schulz, MD, MSc, FRCPC
    Professor and Director, Palliative Medicine 
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
    Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development
    Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western

  • Cindy Whitton, MEd, BBA, AIT

    Operations Manager
    Professional Development and Conferencing Services
    Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, St. John's, NL

Accreditation Review

  • Heather Flynn, MD, CCFP Family Medicine Unit, Health Sciences Centre
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN

  • RCPSC Review - Jennifer R. Leonard, MD, FRCPC

    Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology)
    Faculty of Medicine, MUN


Acknowledgements

Funds in support of this CME activity were provided as an educational grant to Memorial University. The funds were independently allocated and disbursed in accordance with current CMA guidelines. An educational grant to help support this program provided by:

The Office of Professional and Educational Development (OPED), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPED to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.