Resident Education Day will be held virtually over two half days, Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26, 2021, immediately preceding the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) of the Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS).
Why should I attend?
This course was uniquely designed by geriatric medicine residents and program directors to complement the teaching curriculum of geriatric programs in order to cover Royal College examination topics. The program will be split into two half days and will include presentations from Canadian faculty experts, medical jeopardy and a meet and greet with recent graduates. Topics for this year will include:
Join us for the Trainee Dinner to take part in conversations about advocacy and network with your peers.
Date: May 26, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
Although it will be taking place virtually, we encourage you to purchase a meal and join us at the Trainee Dinner. In thanks, following the dinner, you will receive a $20 Visa/MasterCard for your meal.
Call for #IamtheFutureofCanadianGeriatrics Campaign Videos – 15 seconds or less!
Healthcare providers are needed now more than ever and we are immensely proud of the strength of our community. To highlight the diverse ways CGS members across the country are contributing to the CGS vision “a Canadian health care system that ensures older adults age with dignity and live life to the fullest”, we are compiling short video clips for a social media campaign.
End your video with “I am/We are the Future of Canadian Geriatrics”
Example script: “I am Paula Pearce, Geriatrician, and I am Lara Nixon, Family Physician. We are providing collaborative care to marginalised older adults residing in a harm reduction facility in Calgary. We are Canadian Geriatrics.” OR “I am Krista Reich, one of the Geriatric Fellows from the University of Calgary and I am interested in perioperative care of the older adult. I am the Future of Geriatric Medicine.”