Dr. Ian Herrick, MD, MPA, FRCPC, CME Director
Under the auspices of the Continuing Professional Development Office at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Continuing Medical Education Program supports a variety of high quality continuing education events aimed at practicing anesthesiologists and affiliated health care professionals. Current activities include departmental rounds (held as monthly city-wide forums across London hospitals); weekly site rounds (held at each hospital site and designed to address issues and topics of local interest) and subspecialty rounds and seminars (organized to meet the educational needs of subspecialty groups e.g., cardiac anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, obstetrical anesthesia, etc.).
In addition, the CME Program hosts several lectureships and accredits local, national or international conferences and workshops supported by the Department and organized by its members. In 2013/2014, the Department was pleased to host a number of distinguished guests including:
Several projects have been undertaken by the CME work group in 2013/14, including the development and implementation of an online CME event evaluation and attendance form for City-Wide and Site Specific rounds; as well as the continued coordination and refinement of a videoconferencing platform that enables the broadcast of rounds events to remote locations across the city.