CPAEA is changing the membership year to mirror CAPA’s membership year in an attempt to simplify the renewal process. This means that if you paid your membership last year, you will have a 3-month free extension until April 2013. We thank you for your continued support as build our organization. We do apologize if you have noticed a delay with us adding you to the email list; there have been a few growing pains getting the new member information.
Call for Presenters for the 2013 CAPA Conference
Your CPAEA Board of Directors would like to send out a call for submission of ideas for topics and potential speakers for the Education Stream at the CAPA conference in Calgary, Alberta. Deadline for submitting your topic and speaker suggestions is April 1, 2013 at 17:00 EST. If your submission is selected for presentation at the conference, CPAEA will extend to the presenter a complimentary year of membership to CPAEA.
Opportunities in Education
1. The Board is looking for an Educator to serve on the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACCC). As defined in the PACCC Terms of reference, an Educator is a senior administrator having experience with Medical/Health education. Duties involve: teleconference meetings, and one annual face- to-face meeting. Term of office of PACCC members will be three years. Terms are renewable for up to 2 more terms; not to exceed a total of 9 years. If there is someone you would like to nominate, please email Brad Olmstead at email@example.com.
2. Full Time Instructor for the University of Manitoba Physician Assistant Program - see full job requirements and description in the file attachment.
Educator of the Year Award Nominations
We are working with CAPA to create an 'Educator of the Year' award to be presented at this year’s CAPA conference in Calgary, Alberta. Please watch your email for details concerning how to nominate an outstanding educator.
Please email Deniece O’Leary if you have any questions or suggestions for our organization at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Directors
April 18-20, 2013 - Victoria Inn- Winnipeg, Manitoba
Annual Scientific Assembly (ASA)
This is the Provincial Conference for the Manitoba College of Family Physicians
April 20-23, 2013 - Hilton- Quebec City, Quebec
Canadian Conference of Medical Education (CCME)
This is the major Canadian Medical Education conference in Canada, hosted by the local Faculty of Medicine (in 2013 it is Université Laval) in partnership with The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), the Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME), The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Medical Council of Canada (MCC), and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).
May 25-29, 2013 - Washington DC
IMPACT *'13 (AAPA's 41st Annual Physician Assistant Conference)
This is the National Conference of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
May 28-30, 2013 - Vancouver, BC
2013 Annual CAHSPR Conference
The conference provides an opportunity to learn from improvement initiatives in Canada and other jurisdictions, to identify the factors necessary to drive improvements across the Canadian health system, and to explore what it means to pursue the triple aim within the promise of universal access.
August 24-28, 2013 - Prague Congress Centre, Czech Republic
AMEE 2013: Colouring Outside the Lines
This is an international conference on teaching, learning and assessment organized by AMEE - An International Association for Medical Education
September 26-28, 2013 - Calgary, Alberta
International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE)
This is the National Conference for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
October 16-20, 2013 - Memphis, Tennessee
2013 PAEA Annual Education Forum
This is the National PA Education Conference for the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) in the US.
October 18-20, 2013 - Calgary, Alberta
2013 CAPA Annual Conference
This is the National Conference for the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA).The CPAEA also conducts and Education Stream at this conference.
November 7-9, 2013 - Vancouver Convention Centre- Vancouver, BC
Family Medicine Forum (FMF)
This is the National Conference for the College of Family Physicians of Canada
November 27, 2013
National PA Day in Canada
This is the Official PA Day in Canada, designated by the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA).
http://capa-acam.ca/2012/11/national-pa-day-in-canada/ (links to 2012 events)
November 28-30, 2013 - Hilton- Downtown Toronto, Ontario
Annual Scientific Assembly (ASA)
This is the Provincial Conference for the Ontario College of Family Physicians
CPAEA is looking forward to sending newsletters and increasing communication with the membership.
Deniece O'Leary MSPA, PA-C
Assistant Professor/Physician Assistant, McMaster University PA Program
President- Canadian Physician Assistant Education Association