Annual Education Day

Friday, October 25, 2013  
Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre                               
551 Windermere Road, London, Ontario N5X 2T1, CAN


The Department of Family Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, invites faculty and staff to the upcoming Family Medicine Annual Education Day.

The full-day conference includes a keynote presentation, faculty development workshops, a networking luncheon, the Department of Family Medicine AGM and a dinner reception.

* To view the Annual Education Day Agenda click here.

Concurrent workshop descriptions:

  1. Quality Improvement in Clinical Practice and Education (Dr. Merrick Zwarenstein)

Objectives: Participants will learn and discuss how Continuous Quality Improvement can be incorporated into their daily teaching and clinical practice.

  1. New Faculty Orientation (Drs. George Kim and Jamie Wickett)

Objectives: Participants will review the updates in the postgraduate family medicine curriculum and the undergraduate medical education curriculum. Participants will discuss some teaching tips for the current generation of learners. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about their roles as preceptors.

  1. Evidence Based Teaching Strategies (Dr. Eric Wong)

Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:List and describe teaching strategies that is informed by research evidence.

  1. Learner in Difficulty (Drs. Julie Copeland and Ted Osman)

Objectives: At the end of this workshop, participants will: be aware of the frequency and nature of the challenges that can be presented when working with learners in difficulty; be presented with a method to diagnose and manage a learner in difficulty; and be able to work through cases and develop a framework of action

  1. Your Smartphone and You - A review of relevant apps and websites to help in a clinical learning environment (Dr. Scott McKay)

Objectives: By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: 1. Be familiar with evidence based e-resources for use at the point of care using a mobile device 2. Be able to identify, access, and evaluate mobile sites and clinical apps (including drug guides, medical calculators, treatment guidelines, and more) Note: This will be an interactive session and all participants are encouraged to bring their mobile device (phone, tablet, laptop, etc.)



This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 4.5 Mainpro-M1 credits.