03
NOV
2015

Banff Summit

Report from Summit on Rural Surgery and Operative Delivery Summit on Rural Surgery and Operative Delivery, Banff, January 22/23, 2016 (http://www.srpc.ca/ess2016/summit/ ) Participants: 75 attendees including CFPC, RCPSC, SOGC, CAGS, SRPC, Ministries (BC, AB, MB), Universities...
01
OCT
2015

Canadian Surgery Forum in Quebec City, September 17-20, 2015

Dr’s Vogt Haines ( Revelstoke) and Iglesias ( Bella Bella) attended the Canadian Surgery Forum in Quebec City where they had the opportunity to meet with both the CAGS Board as well as with their Rural Committee. They also attended a debate on whether ESS is a threat to...
26
JUL
2015

Update – CME program in Banff January 21 and 22, 2016

Dr Robert Taylor will be our featured presenter after dinner Thursday evening.  Dr Taylor is founder and Director of the UBC Branch for International Surgery. He is a recipient of the Order of Canada for, among other contributions, his assistance to the Red Cross in providing...
26
JUL
2015

Joint Position Paper on Rural Surgery and Operative Delivery Endorsed by All

The Joint Position Paper on Rural Surgery and Operative Delivery has now been endorsed by all 4 organizations- Canadian Association of General Surgeons of Canada, Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, College of Family...
26
JUL
2015

CFPC Approves CAC

CFPC endorses Certificate of Added Competence (CAC) for Enhanced Surgical Skills Training.  For more http://www.cfp.ca/content/61/7/648.full.pdf+html For more on CAC’s see http://www.cfpc.ca/cac/