***CANCELLED*** Practice Survival Skills Conference #PSSmed

***CANCELLED*** Practice Survival Skills Conference #PSSmed

What I Wish I Knew in My First Years of Practice

Target Audience:

physicians, residents, locums, IMGs, & physicians new to BC 

Course Format: Plenary sessions, interactive small group workshops, job fair & networking reception
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
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Once again we will emphasize practical, non-clinical knowledge crucial for your career: advanced billing, MSP audits, medico-legal report-writing, job finding, practice pitfalls, internet resources, and many more. 

Join us as well for an extended afternoon break with a Job Fair & Reception to network with colleagues and make career connections!

  Connect with colleagues on Twitter #PSSmed.


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0800    Breakfast & Registration
0830    Opening Remarks & Welcome | Dr. Noa Mallek
0835    Filling Out Forms Fantastically Well | Dr. Daniel Ngui
0905    How to Prepare for an MSP/Billing Audit | Dr. Graham Wong
0935    What’s In It for You? Benefits of Joining the Doctors of BC | Ms. Paula Rooney
0955    Tips to Avoid Burnout in Your Early Career Years | Dr. Andrew Clarke
1025    Refreshment Break & Exhibits
1045    Incorporation | Mr. Alphil Guilaran
1120    MAiD Update | Dr. Ellen Wiebe
1155    Insurance Planning | Ms.Tu-Anh Lemckert
1230    Lunch (provided) & exhibits
1315    Small Group Workshops I (choose 1)
    A. Office-Based Billing | Dr. Cathy Clelland
    B. Primary Care Occupational Medicine for the Family Physician | Dr. Alfredo Tura
    C. Pathways:  All About Referrals and Cool Point of Care Tools | Dr. Tracy Monk
    D. Business in Medicine | Dr. Kevin Lee
1415    Travel time to next workshop
1430     Small Group Workshops II (choose 1)
    E. Reducing Your Paperwork | Dr. Eric Cadesky
    F. Advanced FP Billing | Dr. Tracy Monk
    G. Primary Care Occupational Cases: Interactive Workshop | Dr. Alfredo Tura
    H. Specialist Billing | Dr. Gord McInnes
1530    Refreshment Break & Networking Job Fair
1630    Small Group Workshops III (choose 1)
    I. Locums, Contracts, Financial Aspects | Dr. Pavel Glaze
    J. Medico-Legal Report Writing | Dr. Gurdeep Parhar
    K. Medical Work Outside of Clinical Practice | Dr. Alexandra T. Greenhill
    L. Cannabis Update | Dr. Launette Rieb
1730    Complete evaluations; conference ends


Early bird registration: Tue. Apr 14, 2020 | Add to calendar +

Save $10 if you register online!
Physicians until Apr 14/20: $209
Physicians until May 20/20: $239
Physicians after May 20/20: $259
Residents until Apr 14/20: $109
Residents until May 20/20: $109
Residents after May 20/20: $129
The resident rate has been partially subsidized by the UBC Post Graduate Office. The first 75 residents to register will receive the resident rates posted above; once this limit has been reached, residents must pay the full physician rate. Residents must provide proof of resident status onsite. 
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