Media Advisory - Safe medical care workshop in Vancouver - Register today

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) is hosting a workshop on safe medical care in Vancouver, British Columbia on April 27, 2017. The full-day workshop will help physician leaders to develop the attitudes, knowledge and skills needed to promote and prioritize safe medical care within a clinical setting. The workshop is being presented as a pre-conference course at the 2017 Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership.

During the workshop, participants will learn how to:

  • Establish a fair and just culture in the workplace.
  • Address poor provider conduct and disruptive behavior.
  • Foster and support the disclosure of patient safety incidents.

Speakers at the workshop include distinguished leaders in the area of safe medical care, such as:

  • Dr. Guylaine Lefebvre, Director Practice Improvement, CMPA
  • Dr. Steven Bellemare, Senior Physician Advisor for Practice Improvement, CMPA
  • Dr. Pamela Eisener-Parsche, Director of Physician Consulting Services, CMPA
  • Mr. Daniel Boivin, Partner, Gowling WLG law firm

The safe medical care workshop would be beneficial for hospital chief executive officers, vice-presidents and board chairs, as well as chiefs of staff, department and program directors, academic program directors, and aspiring physician leaders. People who are interested in participating are encouraged to register and get more information at the 2017 Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership. Enrollment is limited to 40 people.



Hyatt Regency Hotel; Vancouver, British Columbia


April 27, 2017


8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


About the CMPA:
The Canadian Medical Protective Association provides advice, legal assistance, and an extensive risk management education program to more than 95,000 physicians. It is the principal provider of medical liability protection in Canada and is governed by an elected council of physicians. As an essential component of the healthcare system, the CMPA is firmly committed to protecting the professional integrity of physicians and promoting safe medical care.


SOURCE Canadian Medical Protective Association

For further information: Joel Baglole, Supervisor, Public Affairs, Canadian Medical Protective Association, T: 1- 613-806-5313,


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