Cabin Fever

The largest conference for rural physicians in Alberta!

The 2020 Cabin Fever Experience

Join us on February 7-9th, 2020 for this unique opportunity to connect with other rural physicians in Alberta. This year we will be returning to the Kananaskis Mountain Lodge to discuss the latest topics and trends in rural medical education. 

 

This year's activities will include:

  • 21 workshops to choose from
  • NEW - 2 Opt-In sessions on Friday and Saturday afternoon
  • NEW - Research Poster Session
  • Breakfast for you and your family (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
  • Friday Family Mixer
  • Saturday Awards Banquet (childcare will be provided)

 

For more information, you can download our App that will give you all of the latest updates as we head into Cabin Fever 2020!

 

Use event code: CabinFever20


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Schedule At A Glance

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Meet our Keynote Speakers

Dr. Melinda Davis

Dr. Melinda Davis

Matchmaking: Help Medical Students Make Informed Career Choices

 

Melinda is a neuroanesthetist at the University of Calgary. She has an interest in anesthesia for interventional neuroradiology, specifically endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke.

 

Melinda is a Master Teacher, a member of the Curriculum Design and Implementation Committee, and an instructor for procedural skills teaching for the Cumming School of Medicine, Office of Faculty Development.

Dr. Shirley Schipper

Dr. Shirley Schipper

That One Thing You Did: How Teachers Impact Lives

 

Shirley is the Vice-Dean of Education in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta. Nationally, she is also the President of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

 

Shirley's interests and expertise include national and international curriculum and program development, competency-based education and faculty coaching.

Dr. Jaelene Mannerfeldt

Dr. Jaelene Mannerfeldt

Resident Imperfection: Finding Success in Failure

 

Jaelene is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Medicine at the University of Calgary.

Jaelene has worked in building capacity of physicians in Asia, Africa, South America and the Middle East. She also works with Canadian medical students to increase their understanding and knowledge of the burden of illness that women carry in pregnancy throughout the world.


Looking Back at Cabin Fever 2019

Want a refresh on what Cabin Fever 2019 had to offer? Look below for a video recap and last year's Mindfulness presentation from Dr. Allan Donsky!

Cabin Fever 2019

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dr. allan donsky

Healing the Healer

Dr. Allan Donsky has graciously shared his presentation on Mindfulness: Healing the Healer.

Mindfulness Presentation