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Upcoming Events


The 2017 AGM will be held on June 3 in the Main Auditorium, Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s. The President’s Dinner will be held at the Johnson GEO CENTRE in St. John’s.


All members are invited to attend our upcoming Annual General Meeting on June 3, 2017, to debate resolutions and help the Association set policy that will shape the future direction for the NLMA. This year, the AGM will feature interactive presentations on topics of interest, including a panel discussion for new to practice physicians, as well as a panel discussion on the e-Consult program. The meeting will also feature an update on the progress of the provincial eDOCSNL EMR program and the Family Practice Renewal Program. The Business Meeting will feature a keynote address from Dr. Patrick Parfrey on Choosing Wisely NL. Members will also be updated on the goals and objectives of the NLMA’s Strategic Plan, as well as the financial health of the organization. A preliminary AGM program can be found below.


President’s Dinner
Following the business session, we will hold our annual President’s Dinner at the Johnson Geo Centre to install incoming NLMA President Dr. Lynn Dwyer.  The dinner will also feature presentations of the NLMA and CMA Honorary Life Awards. This year, the NLMA is honouring Dr. Falah Maroun, Dr. Ian Simpson and Dr. Chaker Hobeika. CMA Honorary Life Awards will be presented to Dr. Jesse De Villa and Dr. John Cronhelm. The event will include a keynote address from the Canadian Medical Association. Cocktails begin at 7 pm.


Register and Attend
Delegates can register online for both the AGM Business Meeting and the President’s Dinner at Delegates must pre-register for the Business Meeting to receive lunch (at no cost) at the AGM Business Meeting. Registration is not required to attend the Business Meeting, but only those who pre-register will receive lunch. Also, to facilitate the ordering of food you must pre-register for the President’s Dinner. Tickets to the President’s Dinner will not be sold at the door. The deadline to purchase tickets for the President’s Dinner is 5 pm, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. President’s Dinner no-shows will be billed unless we receive notice of cancellation by 5 pm, Wednesday, May 31.


AGM Webcast
Members who are unable to attend the AGM in person may attend online via webcast. To obtain the webcast link, please email



2017 NLMA Preliminary AGM Program                                  President's Letter


2017 NLMA Preliminary AGM Program (PDF)                         President's Letter - AGM will feature interactive discussions, new webcasting option (PDF)