Southern Alberta Preceptor Summit 2020

We've gone virtual for 2020! Join your fellow Southern Alberta Preceptors from your home, office or wherever you may be.

Experience SAPS 2020

Join Us Online

 

Saturday, September 19, 2020

 

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, MDT

 

For the first time, the Southern Alberta Preceptor Summit will be happening virtually! We are excited to bring this option to our dedicated group of preceptors in Southern Alberta (and beyond) so that we can continue to bring you the latest knowledge and best practices in rural medical education for 2020.

 

By joining us you will hear from our exciting group of experts on topics such as:

  • Creating Digital Strategies for Adult Learners
  • Undergraduate and Rural Residency Training
  • Foundational Skills
  • and more!

 

Earn Study Credits!

 

CFPC MAINPRO+ GROUP LEARNING

 

This Group Learning Program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 3.25 Mainpro+® credits.

Visit https://certplus.cfpc.ca/login.aspx to record your learning and outcomes.

 

RCPSC MOC Section 1 Group Learning

 

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 3.25 hours (credits are automatically calculated). Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, University of Calgary, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools.

Workshops, Speakers & Schedule

Speaker Information

Meet our speakers for SAPS 2020! We've gathered an amazing group of top experts to help you and your learners be successful.

  1. Meet our Keynote! Dr. Ronald Gorsche

    Topic: Rural Residency Training: The Benefits of Recruitment and Retention

     

    Dr. Ron Gorsche, Calgary native and graduate of the University of Alberta. Following residency, Dr. Gorsche had his first family practice in Provost, Alberta. He moved to High River in 1978 and has been a GP Anesthetist for 25 years. Dr. Gorsche has been the Co-Site Director for residency training in High River for 30 years. He has also been a medical consultant for Cargill Foods for the past 25 years. Through his work with Cargill, he has been able to conduct a funded research program into upper limb disorders in collaboration with Faculty of Kinesiology and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary. Dr. Gorsche has also been deployed on 4 medical missions with Samaritan's Purse, the most recent being the Cholera epidemic in Haiti. Dr. Gorsche is married with 4 daughters and in his spare time he enjoys fly fishing, skiing, hiking and painting. 

  2. The Buck Brothers: Dr. Richard Buck & Robert Buck

    Topic: Digital Strategies for Adult Learners: Developing Interactive Presentations  

     

    Richard and Robert Buck are bothers who are passionate about facilitating adult learning strategies!

     

    Dr. Richard (Rick) Buck, finished med school at the University of Manitoba, and was honoured to be a part of the first graduation class of the U of C Rural Program! Rick has worked throughout rural Alberta as a weekend Locum and after five years of practice at the Haig Clinic, took the CCFP-EM course and now works full time at Chinook Regional Hospital ER. When not seeing patients or teaching medical learners, he can be seen running through the coulees of Lethbridge with his chocolate lab, Emily!

     

    Robert (Rob) Buck, is an Education Technologist and Specialist, which has been his specialty since 2004. He has been utilizing online learning environments since 2008, which is part of the reason he is so passionate about helping teachers and preceptors improve online learning for adults. Rob has most recently completed a master's degree in educational research from the University of Calgary in 2017. 

  3. Dr. Jonathan Somerville

    Topic: Setting Up for Success

     

    Dr. Jonathan Somerville grew up on a farm near Edmonton, Alberta. He completed Medical School at the University of Calgary, and did his residency in Rural Family Medicine at the University of Alberta's Red Deer site, graduating in 2014. Since graduating, Jonathan has been practicing family medicine in Sundre, where he enjoys the challenges and rewards that rural general practice offers. He loves having medical students and residents working with him, and is actively involved in rural faculty development with the Cumming School of Medicine. When not in the office or ER, he enjoys hiking, running, traveling and a good meal. And of course, he can never get enough time in with his awesome family.

  4. Dr. Sarah Weeks, Dr. Lindsay Jantzie & Dr. Jacqueline Hui

    Topic: What’s New In Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education

     

    Dr. Sarah Weeks is a graduate of the University of Calgary MD Class of 1999. During her time at the UofC, she completed her training in internal medicine and cardiology prior to pursuing an imaging fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. Medical education has been a long-standing interest of hers, with involvement in all levels including, UME, PGME and CME. A sabbatical enabled her to complete a Masters of Education in the Health Professions through Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Weeks is currently the Assistant Dean in UME for the Pre-Clerkship. She will be providing an undergraduate education update while discussing upcoming teaching opportunities.

     

    Dr. Lindsay Jantzie is the Postgraduate Director for the University of Calgary's Family Medicine Program. In this role, she oversees the Core 2-year and enhanced skills programs. Dr. Jantzie will be discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on the Rural Residency Program along with other postgraduate highlights and preparations for the coming months.

     

    Dr. Jacqueline Hui is the Assessment Director, for the Department of Family Medicine Residency Program, in addition to her membership on the FMeCAP Team. She is excited to introduce and share the nuances of FMeCAP and discuss expectations of this assessment platform.

  1. Meet our Panelists

    We are excited to introduce to you our group of expert panelists for this interactive discussion of medical education in Southern Alberta.

     

    Our Moderator for this session will be:

    • Dr. Aaron Johnston, Associate Dean, Distributed Learning and Rural Initiatives, University of Calgary

     

    Our Panelists are:

    • Dr. Elaine Godwin, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Calgary
    • Dr. Jacqueline Hui, Assessment Director, Department of Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Calgary
    • Dr. Lindsay Jantzie, Postgraduate Director, Family Medicine, University of Calgary
    • Dr. Stephen Mintsioulis, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
    • Dr. Sarah Weeks, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary
    • Dr. Sonja Wicklum, Family Medicine Clerkship Director, University of Calgary