Tuesday, March 27, 2012

2012 National Awards Gala: Register now / Gala 2012 de remise de prix: Enregistrer vous

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2012 National Awards Gala: Celebrating Excellence and Recognizing Success

Presented by:

The College’s 2012 National Awards Gala, a hallmark of excellence in healthcare and professionalism, will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Sunday, June 3, 2012.  We invite you to sail into Halifax’s bustling port to embark on a glamorous evening of maritime hospitality with a nautical flare.

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada and Canada Health Infoway recognize leadership in faculties of medicine / L'Association des facultés de médecine du Canada et Inforoute Santé du Canada reconnaissent le leadership dont font preuve les facultés de médecine

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The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) are pleased to announce the results of two competitions aimed at improving clinical practice and patient care by supporting medical school faculty, students and residents in their adoption and clinical use of information and communication technologies.

Monday, March 26, 2012

New members: February - March 2012 / Nouveaux membres : février-mars 2012

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Period of February 15, 2012 to March 14, 2012 – listed by chapters:

New College active members 

BC Lower Mainland
Kevin Brodt
Principal, Lean Innovations Inc. (Burnaby, BC)

Jennifer MacKenzie
Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Transformation, Provincial Health Services Authority (Vancouver, BC)

College members on-the-move: March 2012 / Membres du Collège à l’affiche : mars 2012

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Period of February 15, 2012 to March 14, 2012 – listed by Chapters:

BC Lower Mainland
A. Arden Krystal, CHE
FROM: Vice President, Clinical Operations, Fraser Health Authority (Surrey, BC)
TO: Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Provincial Health Services Authority (Vancouver, BC)

Shanti M. Gidwani, CHE
FROM: Principal Consultant, SGM Consulting for Health Inc. (Vancouver, BC)
TO: Healthcare Industry Director, Western Canada Business Transformation, Cisco Systems (Vancouver, BC)

Corporate membership renewal: March 2012 / Renouvellement d'adhésion corporative : mars 2012

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The corporate membership team would like to thank the members that reflect the 69% who have renewed their membership to date!  Reminder that your 2012 renewal fees are overdue.

National Health Leadership Conference: March 2012 Update / Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé : Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé : Mise à jour de mars 2012

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Join us in Halifax! Invest in the success of your organization by attending the premier health leadership conference. Be amongst the leaders who will generate new ideas and partnerships by sharing experiences, guiding new initiatives and discovering solutions to ensure a healthy future for all Canadians.

2012 Healthcare Study Tour to Sweden / Voyage d'étude en Suède 2012

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Healthcare Study Tour to Sweden  – April 22 - 27, 2012

Register now for a study visit and knowledge exchange to Stockholm and Örebro! Don’t delay as space is limited!

Health Care Quality Summit 2012 / Le sommet 2012 sur la qualité des soins de santé

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Second annual Health Care Quality Summit, April 17-18, Saskatoon

Saskatchewan's 2nd annual Health Care Quality Summit will feature four internationally recognized keynote speakers, 10 workshops, 20 stories of local implementation of quality improvement initiatives and a panel presentation. The Summit will be an inspiring learning experience for board members, healthcare managers and front line workers. Plan to attend and be inspired!

Our history: Toronto considers chapter / Notre historie : Un groupe de Toronto envisage de former un nouveau chapitre

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At the Toronto area dinner held October 13, an organizing committee was established to develop a proposal for the formation of a Toronto Chapter of the College. Members of the committee include David Shedden, Sunnybrook Medical Centre, as Chairman; Joyce Perrin, Queen Elizabeth Hospital; Claude Halpin, Ministry of Health; Sister Margaret Myatt, St. Joseph’s Hospital; and Murray MacKenzie, Mt. Sinai Hospital.