And the winners are…
2015 Winners of the Excellence in Teaching Award
PAIRS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Awards. Residents nominated 13 teachers this year, and the committee has chosen 7 winners who best exemplified the key attributes of quality of teaching, interest and rapport in teaching residents, positive role modeling, enthusiasm and commitment to the teaching of residents.
This year’s recipients of the PAIRS Excellence in Teaching Award are:
- Dr. Nadim Lalani, Emergency Medicine, Saskatoon
- Dr. Duane Lichtenwald, Dermatology, Saskatoon
- Dr. Jose Lopez, Cardiology, Saskatoon
- Dr. Almereau Prollius, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saskatoon
- Dr. Bonnie Richardson, Internal Medicine, Regina
- Dr. François Roussou, Emergency Medicine, Prince Albert
- Dr. Eben Strydom, Family Medicine, Melfort
Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for your dedication to excellence!
Exam capacity has been reached for Canadian graduate first-time takers for the fall 2015 Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part II in English. Please read full message from RDoC here: RDoC Statement MCCQE II
Join us Thursday, May 21st at 5:00 pm to celebrate and learn more about Resident Wellness.
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Saskatoon: HS 1130, Regina: LC Conference Room, PA: Victoria Hospital Room 418, Swift Current: CRH Education, Moose Jaw: FM Room
Capacity Limits for the Fall 2015 MCCQE Part II are being introduced. When registration for the fall session opens in May 2015, candidates will be able to register until the limit for their group is reached, after which point, candidates will be able to request to be added to a pre-registration list for the next session. Those on the pre-registration list will be provided the option of registering for the Spring 2016 MCCQE Part II before general registration opens.
For further information explaining why capacity limits are being introduced, how the caps will be applied and application information, please view the FAQ on the MCC website.
For more information on the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part II, click here.
The nomination deadline is March 31, 2015.
Click here for the nomination form and for more information about the nomination process.
Contact PAIRS at 306-655-2134 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
Thank you to everyone who voted! The results are in and Amanda Kleisinger is the new President-Elect. She will officially take office as PAIRS President at our AGM in August 2015.
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Submit your nomination to the PAIRS Office by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Nominations are open until 11:59pm on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
PAIRS President Job Description
The President of PAIRS shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors. The President of the Association (or his/her designate) shall be Chairman of meetings and shall not vote except to decide in the case of a tie decision by the Directors. The President is in charge of the general management, supervision of the affairs and operation of PAIRS, and ongoing communication with the Executive Director. The President shall notify the Executive Director if they are unavailable through pager – i.e. off pager, in a different location or on holidays. The President shall be a signing officer of the Corporation. The President shall be expected to assume certain tasks and projects as may come up from time to time, attend any local or provincial committee meetings as directed by the Executive, and provide timely reports on such meetings to the Board of Directors. The President shall approve all Board Agendas. The President shall be responsible for communications with the media.
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The CMA has developped a 1/2 days session on physician leadership for learners, to be held in conjunction with the Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership (CCPL). There are no fees associated with attending, but students and residents must be CMA members. This will be of particular interest to any students or residents attending CCME.
Further details can be found in this flyer, or online at:
Here’s a brief overview of the 1/2 day.
7:45-8:45: Breakfast and Registration
8:30-8:45: Welcome and Introductions*
8:45-9:45: Keynote Address Number 1-Speaker TBD*
9:45-10:45: Keynote Address Number 2-Carmel M Martin*
11:15-12:45: Workshop (1 of 3) Choice will be up to the delegate *denotes this activities are in conjunction with the CCPL attendees
Here are the dates for the upcoming in-house Physician Management Institute (PMI) leadership courses the SMA will be hosting for the 2015 year:
Engaging Others – March 20-22 in REGINA
Physician as Coach – June 5-6 in SASKATOON
Leadership for Medical Women: Strengthen Your Leadership Capacity – September 18-19 in REGINA
Leadership Strategies for Sustainable Physician Engagement – Oct. 16-17 in SASKATOON
The SMA will sponsor two residents to attend each course, you pay for your travel and accommodations.
If you are interested in attending, please contact:
Saskatchewan Medical Association