This session will explore working in a rural practise; highlighting settings from Cornerbrook NL, Hunstville, ON, Kamloops (& Interior Health), BC
Dr. Lapp will be primarily a description of the steps he took to decide on a rural practice in Huntsville Ontario, the method of building a successful practice, techniques to maintain abilities without local colleagues, and value of rural living.
Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify the positives (professionally and personally) of rural practise
- Know the practise set up for working in a rural setting
- Describe how to remain current and up to date in PMR for patient care
- Discuss linking new graduates/trainees to rural programs
- Recognizing opportunities for work-life balance
Jill Calder, Physiatrist, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy, Kamloops, BC
Tim Lapp, Physiatrist, Huntsville, ON
Paul Woolfrey, MD, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Memorial University
CanMEDS: Medical Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Leader, Professional
Target Audience: Physicians, Residents, Medical Students, Faculty
Host: Larry Robinson, MD, FABPMR, Professor and Division Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sunnybrook Research Institute
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 1.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
Declaration of COI:
- Dr. Calder receives honoraria from Kamloops Medical Staff Association; Relationship(s) : Treasurer/Secretary, stipend annually.
- Dr. Calder is has Membership on advisory boards or speakers’ bureaus for KAMLOOPS BAROQUE ORCHESTRA SOCIETY; Relationship(s) : Treasurer, non-profit