CAEP 2021: Pre-Conference Details

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This is the second episode of our CanadiEM’s podcast series in collaboration with CAEP 2021, with our guest host Ken Milne. You may recognize Ken Milne’s voice from the popular podcast Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine. In this series, Ken breaks down will tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming CAEP 2021 conference, CAEP at the Forks: Rising to the Challenge!

In today’s episode, Ken Milne meets with Dr. Tamara McColl to discuss everything you need to know about the upcoming CAEP pre-conference. Dr. Tamara McColl breaks down the meaning behind CAEP at the Forks, why you should attend the CAEP pre-conference!

Our Guest

Dr. Tamara McColl is an Emergency Medicine physician at the Saint Boniface Hospital, Assistant Professor at the Max Rady College of Medicine, and Director of Education Scholarship and Faculty Development with the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Manitoba. She is also the Scientific Chair of CAEP 2021.

Pre-conference Details:

This year, CAEP is hosting a pre-conference on June 14, 2021. This conference will feature extra workshops, such as as leadership and wellness academic symposiums. This pre-conference is focused on increasing diversity, equity and inclusion in emergency medicine. 

There are 3 panels at the pre-conference:

  1. How should CAEP best engage in sustained action to counter the impacts of racism and colonialism in emergency medicine? Lead by Jennifer Bryan.
  2. How should CAEP best support improvements in gender equity for women & non-binary physicians working in emergency medicine? Lead by Emma McIlveen-Brown.
  3. Education about sexual and gender minorities within Canadian emergency medicine residency programs. Lead by Robert Primavesi.

To sign up for the pre-conference and find more details please visit www.CAEPconference.ca 

CAEP at the Forks: Rising to the Challenge

When is it?
The conference coming soon – June 15-17, 2021!

Where is it?
This virtual conference is hosted by the organizers at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg in collaboration with educators from all over Canada. Because of its virtual nature, you can tune in from the comfort of your own home!

How can I register? 
Make sure to register as soon as possible at caepconference.ca 

What can you do now to prepare?
1. Go to the caepconference.ca website and register for the conference.
2. If you are not a CAEP member – get a membership! So many perks!
3. Continue to listen to this amazing promotional CAEPConference Podcast #CAEP21
4. Follow CAEPConference Twitter Account for regular updates pre and during the conference! @caepconference

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Tamara McColl

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Dr. McColl is an Assistant Professor and Director of Education Scholarship and Faculty Development with the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Manitoba. She is also the CAEP21 Scientific Chair.
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