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Manitoba and Saskatchewan Governor's Newsletter December 2018
In this Issue:
- Governor's Message - Dr. Glen Drobot
- ACP AS ADVOCATE
- WELCOME TO NEW MEMBERS
- CALENDAR OF EVENTS
- CLINICAL DECISION RESOURCE FOR THE BUSY CLINICIAN
- BECOME AN FACP TODAY!
Glen R. Drobot, MD, FACP, ACP Governor
Governor's Message - Dr. Glen Drobot
I am proud to announce that our Chapter has once again received an ACP Chapter Excellence Award! Thank you to all members and volunteers for your ongoing support and contributions. I encourage you to maintain your support of the ACP and become more active in our chapter. Please email me directly to discuss ways you can be involved firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2018 ACP Western Chapters/Rocky Mountain GIM meeting was held in conjunction with the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine Annual Meeting and was a great success. The six Canadian Chapters hosted a Canadian Doctor's Dilemma® competition, which was once again fast-paced and entertaining! Mark your calendars for our next chapter meeting November 14-16, 2019.
The ACP's educational resources are outstanding!
- Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
- ACP Clinical Guidelines
- ACP Journal Club
- Annals of Internal Medicine
- Save 10% on MKSAP18 Complete, Digital or Print when you order by January 31, 2019; use code MKSAP18STAR.
- Visit the ACP online learning center for a variety of educational activities.
We hope to see you April 11-13, 2019 at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting in Philadelphia! The Canadian Chapters will be hosting a reception during that time.
Until then, my very best wishes for the holidays and the New Year!
ACP AS ADVOCATE
Did you know that the ACP is highly involved in advocacy? Keep up to date with the ACP Advocate Newsletter.
There are many resolutions brought forth for consideration by the Board of Governors. We encourage members to visit www.acponline.org/advocacy and send me your feedback to email@example.com The Canadian Governors have the opportunity to discuss and vote on resolutions and policy during annual meetings of the Board of Governors.
Visit the Advocacy in Action page for a list of resources and events to help educate and promote action by US policy makers, legislators and others on issues of importance to internists and their patients.
One such resource is the Climate Change Toolkit – a resource to help reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in your practice –click to learn more.
WELCOME TO NEW MEMBERS
Anita Lwanga, MD
Jonathan Laxton, MD
Griselda N Serrano, MD
Krista S Ryz Macdonald, MD
Thomas K Jacob, MD FACP
Christopher Nolan, MD
Reza Behdani, MD
Ryan Henrie, MD
Ziran Meng, MD
Chantal Tian, MD
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2019
April 11-13, 2019 Philadelphia, PA
Canadian Reception – plan to attend Friday, April 12, 2019 (venue TBA)
ACP Quebec Chapter and ASMIQ Meeting / Inter-University Day
May 24-25, 2019
ACP Quebec Chapter Meeting and ASMIQ 21st Annual Meeting
In collaboration with the ACP Hawaii Chapter
June 26-28, 2019
The ACP Atlantic Provinces Chapters Annual Meeting 2019 will be held during the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine
October 2-5, 2019
Click for information
ACP Ontario Chapter Annual Meeting 2019
Watch for the Call for Abstracts and program in the spring.
CLINICAL DECISION RESOURCE FOR THE BUSY CLINICIAN
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- Daily updates
- A free Mobile App
- An Image and Calculator filter to further customize search results
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NOTES & RESOURCES
- Update your Knowledge with MKSAP 18 Q&A A 35-year-old woman is evaluated for exertional dyspnea of 6 months' duration. More...
- Highlights from ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist Select articles from the October and November/December 2018 issues of ACP Internist and the November 2018 issue of ACP Hospitalist. More...
- Links to helpful resources for international members:
- Resources for educators:
BECOME AN FACP TODAY!
Becoming an FACP ® is a distinction earned from colleagues who recognize your accomplishments and achievements in medicine. Think of deserving Chapter Members for advancement to Fellowship and Mastership and nominate them! There are several pathways to Fellowship and the application process is simple. You may also contact me personally at firstname.lastname@example.org
Share your good news or that of a colleague and we will post it in our Chapter newsletter.
Follow the ACP Canadian Chapters on Twitter! @ACPCanadian