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Virtual Care Summit & 2019 AGM

On May 31st and June 1st, 2019, the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association will hold a Virtual Care Summit in conjunction with the 2019 NLMA AGM to explore how virtual care technologies are transforming the landscape of health care.

 

Attendees may register for Virtual Care Summit and/or the 2019 AGM and/or the President's Dinner here.

 

Event Program

 

 

 

Virtual Care Summit

Attendees will hear from leading e-heath experts and innovators about the current state of virtual care, and how emerging technologies have the potential to solve many of our challenges in delivering health care in this province. National and local speakers will provide a broad overview of the challenges and benefits of using technology-driven care, including how it can improve patient access, health outcomes, and provider satisfaction. The NLMA will also be unveiling its Virtual Care Strategy during the Summit.

 

The Summit is open to all NLMA members and invited guests. Attendees must pre-register for the Summit. There is no cost to attend and lunch and nutrition breaks will be provided.

 

The deadline to register for the Virtual Care Summit is 5 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019. Please register by clicking here.

 

2019 AGM

The AGM will be held on June 1 at 3:30 p.m. at the St. John’s Convention Centre immediately following the Virtual Care Summit. The President’s Dinner will be held at the Rooms in St. John’s. All members are invited to attend the AGM to debate resolutions and help the Association set policy that will shape the future direction for the NLMA. The Business meeting will include an address from the NLMA President and the stewardship report from the Executive Director.

 

While registration is not required for the AGM Business Session, we kindly ask delegates planning to attend to register here.

 

President’s Dinner

Following the AGM Business Session, we will hold our annual President’s Dinner at the Rooms to install incoming NLMA President Dr. Charlene Fitzgerald. The dinner will also feature a keynote address from CMA President-Elect Dr. Sandy Buchman and presentations of the NLMA and CMA Honourary Life Awards. This year, the NLMA is honouring Dr. Grenfell Bert Adams, Dr. Faith Stratton and Dr. Alan Hoi-Lun Kwan. CMA Honourary Life Awards will be bestowed to Dr. Donald Andrew Tennent and Dr. Randolph Chiu-Lun Tsang.

 

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 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019. Attendees can register for the President’s Dinner here.

 

President’s Dinner no-shows will be billed unless cancellation notice is received by 5 p.m. May 30. Registration is not required to attend the AGM Business session.

 

AGM Webcast

This year’s AGM will be available to members via webcast. To obtain a link to the webcast, please email adelaney@nlma.nl.ca before 5 p.m. Thursday, May 30. Please note, you must attend the AGM in person to vote on or speak to resolutions. The Virtual Care Summit will not be webcast.