CME Calendar

CME Date: 03-April-2020 to 05-June-2020

CME on the Run sessions are held at the Paetzold Lecture Theatre, Vancouver General Hospital and there are opportunities to participate via videoconference from various hospital sites.

Each program runs on Friday afternoons from 1–5 p.m. and includes great speakers and learning materials.

Dates and topics: 3 Apr (infectious disease and travel).

Topics include: Herpes zoster, pneumococcal and HPV vaccine update; Prevention and treatment of motion sickness; Infections in pregnancy; Practical approach to fever of unknown origin in the returning traveler; Antibiotics stewardship; Battling the superbug: How to approach MRSA; Insect- and tic-borne rashes and diseases; Management of infectious diarrhea: What and how to treat.

The next sessions are: 1 May (prenatal, pediatric, and adolescents); 5 Jun (internal medicine).

To register and for more information visit, call 604 675-3777 or e-mail


CME Date: 17-April-2020 to 20-April-2020

Please join Dr Mark Sherman and your physician colleagues for a 4-day workshop learning the foundations of mindfulness theory, and practice for yourself, your partner, and your patients.

Learn about the latest research, neuroscience, and applications, as well as practicing several meditation skills to use in your own life to build resilience, wellness, and self compassion.

This workshop is accredited for 16 Mainpro+ credits through the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

For more information and to register please go to or contact


CME Location: Vancouver
CME Date: 23-April-2020

This will be a panel presentation of specialists in the fields of vestibular medicine and rehabilitation.

Though dizziness is one of the most common reasons for consulting a physician, establishing an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan can be tricky. In recent years, great strides have been made to understand, evaluate, and manage vestibular disorders better. This panel presentation brings together passionate specialists from the fields of vestibular medicine and rehabilitation who aim to provide the most up-to-date, evidence-informed intelligence about vestibular care. We hope the audience will leave with a better understanding of the relationship between vestibular diagnosis and appropriate management and intervention.

Speakers (5 p.m.-9 p.m.): Dr Margaret Aron, MD, FRCSC, ENT specialist neurotology; Fred Matta, MClinAud, R. AUD., R.HIP, audiology specialist; Abeed Hirji, OT, certified vestibular therapist, 2007.

The evening's format will include dinner, presentations, and panel Q&A.

Location: St. Paul's Hospital Site (PHC), Cullen Family Lecture Theater (Rm 1477), 1400-1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6.

For full event details, a detailed agenda, and to register (by 12 April) visit:



CME Location: Vancouver
CME Date: 04-May-2020 to 08-May-2020

To be held at the UBC Vancouver Campus, this 7th annual, CME accredited course should interest physicians, medical trainees, public health practitioners, nurses, and other health care workers who intend to practise in the tropics, in resource-limited settings, or who require an update on infectious, parasitic, and other major tropical diseases.
Through interactive lectures, small-group case-based discussions, and practical laboratory teaching, attendees will learn a clinical approach to the evaluation and management of tropical diseases, practical laboratory skills with a focus on the identification of parasites important for the diagnosis of tropical diseases, and public health principles and applications including outbreak management.
Early registration rate effective until 6 April 2020. Register early at course website as space is limited.
More information at



CME Location: Victoria
CME Date: 14-May-2020

Join us for an evening of educational sessions at LifeLabs 4th Annual Healthcare Providers Conference to be held at the beautiful Oak Bay Beach Hotel, 1175 Beach Dr.

If you think of laboratory medicine as a “black box,” or if you would like to know more about ordering and interpreting lab testing, or if you’d like to connect with lab medicine specialists, this is the conference for you. Topics will be of interest to GPs and specialists, nurse practitioners, naturopathic doctors, and allied health care providers—particularly those providing primary care and ordering and interpreting lab tests.

Our PhD and MD laboratory medicine staff includes specialists in biochemistry/toxicology, hematology, microbiology/infectious diseases, and genetics. They will share their expertise through formal presentations and also be available for informal discussion before and after the sessions. Presentations will use a case-based format to address clinical topics in laboratory test selection and interpretation.

A complete list of presentation topics will be posted to our website closer to the meeting date.

Conference registration includes a free gourmet buffet dinner and nonalcoholic beverages.

Accreditation: This educational event may qualify up to 2 hours of unaccredited Group Learning Activity.

Registration is free.

Sign up now as space is limited:


CME Location: Vancouver
CME Date: 29-May-2020

The Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership—Accepting our Responsibility as Physician Leaders will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

This 2-day educational event brings together physician leaders from across Canada and internationally and is designed to engage and educate physician leaders at all levels.

Take advantage of our four 2-day intensive and interactive pre-conference courses (27–28 May).

For more information email, or visit