Twenty-first century challenges: informing medical practice in an era of increasing complexity and rising expectations

Register now for the much-anticipated College Education Day, held again this year at the Vancouver Convention Centre. With guidance and insight from experienced, engaging experts, this year’s program will provide an opportunity for deep reflection on some major challenges, which are often brought to the College.

Avoiding diagnostic error by understanding how physicians think

The College is pleased to welcome Dr. Patrick Croskerry from Dalhousie University as its morning plenary presenter to address his work in understanding how physicians think in order to avoid diagnostic errors.

The story of life, end of life and dignity – medical assistance in dying, a Quebec perspective

The first afternoon plenary presenter is Dr. Alain Naud from Université Laval, who will discuss his experiences in medical assistance in dying from a Quebec perspective.

The opioid crisis – a deeper understanding between exam rooms and ivory towers

The final afternoon plenary presenter is Dr. Hakique Virani from the University of Alberta who will address the opioid crisis from public health and clinical perspectives.

To learn more about the plenary and workshop topics and presenters, click here.

To view the event program, click here.

To download the registration form, click here.


Up to 5.0 Section 1 credits (Maintenance of Certification)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Up to 5.0 Mainpro+ credits
College of Family Physicians of Canada