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2022 NLMA President's Tour

This year, the President’s Tour will use a hybrid approach, with a mix of in-person and virtual meetings. As with previous years, meetings will still be offered based on geographic locations so that physicians have an opportunity to share their thoughts and raise any region-specific issues for discussion. 

 

The NLMA President’s Tour provides members throughout the province with an opportunity to:

 

  • Meet their current NLMA President as well as the Executive Director of the Association
  • Receive an update on the implementation of the new MOA
  • Receive an update on the ongoing work to address the crisis in family medicine
  • Receive an update on other important issues and what the Association will be working on in the future
  • Identify their own local questions or concerns
  • Network with colleagues and friends practising in the same area

 

All members are strongly encouraged to attend this annual opportunity to actively participate in the work of the NLMA.

 

Dates and communities are listed below, as well as the four virtual meetings associated with the four regional health authorities (RHAs).

  

   

IN-PERSON MEETINGS

 

President's Tour Dates

 

Monday, October 3

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

(lunch will be provided)

 

 

Carbonear

Pte. Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion

Multipurpose Room

 

Monday, October 3

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Clarenville

Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital

Room #2 - Boardroom

 

Tuesday, October 4

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Gander

James Paton Memorial Hospital

Education Room “D”

 

 Wednesday, October 5

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

(lunch will be provided)

 

Botwood

Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Care

Activities Room

 

Wednesday, October 5

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Grand Falls-Windsor

Central NL Regional Health Care

Education Room #119

 

Thursday, October 6

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Corner Brook

Western Memorial Hospital

AV Theatre, Level 2

 

 

Tuesday, November 1

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

(lunch will be provided)

 

Burin 

Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre

Boardroom

Wednesday, November 2

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

(Please note the start time is 7:30 p.m.)

 

St. John’s

Main Auditorium, HSC

***LOT 30 will be available for parking and won’t be ticketed from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Thursday, November 3

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

 

Happy Valley Goose Bay

Labrador Health Centre

EDTH Conference Room B

 

 

   

VIRTUAL MEETINGS 

 

Date/Time

RHA Region

Zoom Link

 

Tuesday, November 8

5:00 p.m. AT/

5:30 p.m. NT

 

 

 

Labrador-Grenfell Health

 

 

 

https://nlma-nl-ca.zoom.us/j/82457371546

 

 

Tuesday, November 8

7:30 p.m. NT

 

 

Western Health

 

https://nlma-nl-ca.zoom.us/j/86976084027

 

 

Wednesday, November 9

5:30 p.m. NT

 

Central Health

 

https://nlma-nl-ca.zoom.us/j/85943039898

 

 

 

Wednesday, November 9

7:30 p.m. NT

 

 

Eastern Health

 

https://nlma-nl-ca.zoom.us/j/89996851817

 

 

 

 

  

PRESIDENT

President - Dr. Kris Luscombe, MD, FRCPC

 

 

 

Dr. Kris Luscombe has been practising psychiatry in Grand Falls-Windsor for almost 20 years. He was recently the Regional Chief of Psychiatry for Central Health, is the Central Health Regional Physician Lead for Opiate Dependence Services, and he has been an assistant professor of psychiatry for Memorial University’s Rural Medical Education Network since 2009. On June 18, 2022, Dr. Luscombe was installed as the 97th President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association. (Full Bio)










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