June 28, 2012 PAR-BC Orientation

PAR-BC would like to cordially invite you to the 2012 New Member Orientation.

Orientation will cover all aspects of starting your residency in BC. The interactive agenda will offer you the chance to meet your colleagues, PAR-BC Board Members and Staff, and to prepare yourself for success in the coming years.

Please note that PAR-BC’s New Member Orientation is not mandatory, but is a useful resource for all incoming residents. Please contact Christie Horne at chorne@par-bc.org if the Orientation conflicts with your own site’s orientation.

We are pleased to announce the Key Note Speaker for Orientation 2012 is:

Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti

Louis Hugo Francescutti, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC, FACPM, CCFP, FACP (Hon), ICD.D, is the President and CEO of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is a professor at the University of Alberta, an emergency room and preventive medicine physician, and a crusader for injury prevention. He has experienced health care settings countrywide, working as an emergency medical technician in the Canadian Arctic, a blood bank technologist at the Montreal General Hospital, and a researcher, clinician and educator in Edmonton, Alberta. He holds degrees from Concordia University, the University of Alberta and the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

 Details at a Glance:

Date: Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Time: 8:00 AM – 4:15 PM

Location: SFU Harbour Centre (555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC)

 We aim to host GREEN events; please note that handouts and notebooks will not be issued.

 If you have any questions, please contact Christie Horne at chorne@par-bc.org.

 Please register for this event by Friday, June 15th, 2012.