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6th Annual Thomas and Alice Morgans Fear Memorial Conference

Posted by GHO Admin on January 24, 2017 in Events

Dates: March 24 & 25, 2017
Location: Tupper Medical Building, Theatre A. Videoconferenced to Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick Sites
Theme: Ballast and Buoyancy: Successfully Sailing Through Your Medical Career

The focus for this conference is on wellness/resilience in medicine and will be held in conjunction with the Student Wellness Week in March 2017.  Students, residents, physicians/faculty, and staff are invited to come and participate in an interactive conference that will help us address important questions such as: What are the challenges and stressors learners face during their medical training and what is their impact? What can students, residents, and faculty do to change the culture of medicine to support and nurture health and wellness?

Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 2:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 8 am - 12 pm

Keynote Address: Dr. Allan Peterkin, Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine Director, Program in Health, Arts and Humanities

"Staying Human During Medical Training: How to Survive and Thrive After Medical School"

Other Presentations Include:

  • The Student Perspective - Dr. Marlon Danilewitz, Toronto
  • The Resident Perspective - Dr. Angela McGibbon, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
  • Moving Forward - General (Ret’d) Michael Day, Ottawa