Other Industry Events

Hosting a rural relevant CME course and would like your event added to our calendar?  Send us an email

    • 07-Apr-2022
    • 02-Jun-2022
    • Online

    More information and register:

    Mar 3 - GERD, Dyspepsia, and H. pylori


    Apr 7 - Chronic Constipation and Pediatric Constipation


    May 5 - Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Hepatitis C


    Jun 2 - Chronic Abdominal Pain and Cancer SCN Pathways


    Series Overview

    Join us on a journey through the GI tract as specialists from around Alberta discuss approaches to common digestive health conditions and review how pathways can support effective management in the Patient Medical Home.

    • 04-May-2022
    • (PDT)
    • 08-Jun-2022
    • (PDT)
    • Webinars

    Pediatric DERMES: Dermatology Equity through Remote Management, Education and Study

    May 4, 11, 18, 25, Jun 1 and 8 (Weds) | 0830–0930 PDT | Webinars
    Audience: family physicians and specialists working in or supporting rural communities.
    Overview: Join us for free weekly virtual interactive sessions every Wednesday from May 4 to June 8, 2022. Get feedback on a challenging case, learn tips for addressing pediatric dermatological issues, and gain the confidence to successfully manage atopic dermatitis, acne, viral infections, bacterial infections and infestations, and birthmarks.
    Up to 6.0 Mainpro+/MOC Section 1 credits

    • 29-May-2022
    • 01-Jun-2022
    • Save The Date

    May 29 - June 1, 2022 .

    Visit the CAEP Page

    If you have Questions, contact CAEP
    Tel: (613) 523 -3343
    Toll-Free: 1-800-463-1158
    Email: cme-registration@caep.ca

    • 04-Jun-2022
    • (PDT)
    • Vancouver, BC
    • 4

    Hysteroscopy for ESS Family Physicians

    June 4 in Vancouver, BC

    Address: Vancouver General Hospital, Leon Blackmore Pavilion, 230, 855 W 12th Ave 2nd floor, Vancouver, BC

    This full day workshop will provide ESS physicians with the introductory knowledge and skills to offer hysteroscopic procedures at their center. The workshop will include a combination of interactive discussion and simulation-based learning. A range of procedures will be covered including diagnostic hysteroscopy, removal of IUD’s, polypectomy, and endometrial ablation. At the end of this course, participants will be positioned to perform simple hysteroscopic procedures with surgical mentorship.


        8:30am – Introduction and breakfast
        9:00am-12:00pm – Course Presentations
        1:00pm-4:00pm – Hands-On Stations

    To confirm participation numbers and allow us to recruit the appropriate number of faculty, registration will close on April 30, 2022.

    Hotel- Please make your own arrangements

    COVID Measures & Cancellation

    Safety is our utmost concern, and there will be protocols to ensure a safe learning environment. Each participant will be required to provide documentation to confirm proof of full vaccination, masks will be mandatory, and social distance measures will be in place where possible. We will follow all public health guidance as it stands in BC during the time of our event.

    The Planning Committee will continue to closely monitor the evolution of the pandemic -nationally and in British Columbia . Should circumstances preclude a safe program and/or public health rules in Alberta require us to cancel the program, all registrants will be offered a full refund or a credit towards the next program.

    Fees and Payment

    All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration and include taxes.  $1050.00

    • 17-Jun-2022
    • 20-Jun-2022
    • Limerick, Ireland

    Ireland will host the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) World Rural Health Conference in Limerick in June 2022.

    The conference will be held from 17th to 20th June 2022, with three joint hosts:

     University of Limerick School of Medicine
     Rural, Island and Dispensing Doctors of Ireland
     Irish College of General Practitioners

    Discover the latest news and updates also on Social Media:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RuralWonca2022
    Twitter: @RuralWONCA2022
    LinkedIn: RuralWONCA2022

    Link to WONCA Page : https://www.woncarhc2022.com/

    • 24-Jun-2022
    • 26-Aug-2022

    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
    • (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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    • 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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