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Past Conferences – 2016 AGENDA

Sunday April 24, 2016

Fellowship Programs, Welcome Reception & Pre-Registration

201- Agenda


**Please note: All members are eligible to take courses 201 or 301. The 101 or 201 course are not pre-requisites.

Monday April 25, 2016

Conference Day 1

  • 7:00AM                Health Walk: Carol Jeffs
  • 7:30AM                Breakfast & Registration
  • 8:30AM               Welcome & Introductions:

  Margaret Kennedy & Brenda Warren (Conference Co-Chairs)

  • 8:45AM                Keynote Speaker –  Linda Edgecombe
                                   Breaking Busy – Finding Peace in the Chaos

 (Best Selling Author & Award Winning Hall of Fame Speaker and Humorist)

  • 10:00AM              Health Break
  • 11:45AM               Sponsor Presentation – Scotia Bank
  • 12:00NOON        Lunch
  • 1:00PM                 Concurrent Sessions – Rapid Fire Format

Click here for Concurrent Sessions Speaker Bios

Testing the Waters – Collaborative Marketing of Physicians Vacancies

Pamela Clark – Marketing Consultant, HMBC

Improving the HR Physician Recruitment Process for Family Medicine: Impact Analysis: Hospital Quality Improvement

Kristen Vaughan & Chastity Saudino

                              A Second Perspective – Impact Analysis: Large Scale Quality Improvement

Marlene Young

  • 2:00PM                 Challenges & Innovation in Physician Recruitment –                                                                                                          Dr. Granger Avery President-Elect, Canadian Medical Association
  • 3:00PM                 Refreshment Break
  • 3:15PM                 Shift or Get off the Pot – Simple Truths about Energy & Engagement in Crazy Times                                                   Linda Edgecombe

  • 4:15PM                 Closing Remarks
  • 5:30PM                 Bus departs Four Seasons Hotel for Grouse Mountain
  • 9:45PM                 Bus departs Grouse Mountain for Four Seasons Hotel

Tuesday April 26, 2016

Conference Day 2

  • 7:00AM                Health Walk: Carol Jeffs
  • 7:30AM                Breakfast & Networking
  • 8:30AM                Sponsor Presentation – Doximity
  • 8:35AM               Update from Medical Council of Canada                                                                                                                                  Pierre Lemay; Director, Repository & Registration Centre
  • 9:45                       Health Break
  • 10:00AM              Emotional Intelligence in Physician Recruitment                                                                                                       Dr. Apu Chakraborty; Post Graduate Education Program,                                                                                  Department of Psychiatry, UBC
  • 11:00AM              CASPR AGM, Awards & 2017 Conference Announcement

2015 AGM Minutes

  • 12:00NOON        Lunch
  • 1:00PM                 Concurrent Sessions – Rapid Fire Format

Click here for Concurrent Sessions Speaker Bios

Recruiting Medical Students & Residents
    Dr. Cathy MacLean; Chair of Family Medicine, Memorial University

Collaboration in Physician Recruitment
Jennifer Scrubb, BC Division of FP
John Mabbott, Health Match BC
Wayne Heide, Manitoba
Jill Cappa, Ontario


As we get closer to the event, announcements will be made to access speaker content from the website in advance for the main sessions, so watch for these.  You can conveniently load this information to your laptop or tablet.  Fellowship 201 & 301 content will be available on USB’s upon registration only to those who have registered for the fellowships.

 The concurrent sessions are confirmed with a “rapid fire” format that is sure to be interactive and engaging.  Take your pick of one each day and let us know your selection by April 15th by emailing Melissa Allen at