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Canadian Medical Foundation at General Council 2015

Canadian Medical Foundation

Saturday August 22

Canadian Medical Foundation Members’ Annual General Meeting
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Mayflower Room, Delta Halifax
(By invitation only)

The Canadian Medical Foundation (CMF) holds its annual general meeting to review successes and challenges of 2014, as well as set future goals and initiatives. This is a private event, but information about meeting outcomes will be publicly available on the CMF website following the event.

Canadian Medical Foundation Sapphire Awards
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Baronet Rooms 4, 5, 6, Delta Halifax
(Registration required)

General Council attendees and their guests are invited to this annual awards reception that recognizes and celebrates certain groups and individuals who have excelled in the field of medical and health care philanthropy in recent years. The event will take place immediately following the Canadian Medical Foundation Members’ Annual General Meeting. Please join us in honouring those who have made a difference in Canadian health care and the lives of our colleagues! Refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend, but a donation is welcomed.

Sunday, August 23

Canadian Medical Foundation Education Session: Supporting physician resilience within a complex stress environment
9:00-10:15 a.m.
Room 101, World Trade and Convention Centre
(CME-accredited)

Dr. Patricia Fisher will lead this CME-accredited presentation which is designed to support physicians who work within a highly complex stress environment featuring routine exposure to both vicarious and direct trauma, pervasive systemic stressors, and all within a potentially challenging moral and ethical context.

Monday, August 24

Canadian Medical Foundation Luncheon
12:15-1:30 pm
Room 100, World Trade & Convention Centre

Delegates are invited to attend a luncheon hosted by the Canadian Medical Foundation.

Tuesday, August 25

Canadian Medical Foundation Spouse/Companion Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Bluenose Room, Delta Halifax

Spouses and companions are invited to a breakfast social with Canadian Medical Foundation staff and trustees. Information will be available about our charitable programs and staff will address any questions.

Saturday, August 22 - Wednesday, August 26

Canadian Medical Foundation Information Booth

Last year, the Canadian Medical Foundation:

  • Invested over $400 thousand in physician health and well-being initiatives;
  • Provided over $155 thousand in financial aid for medical students; and
  • Supplied nearly $800 thousand for medical outreach both in Canada and internationally.

Help us provide even more support to those in need this year!

Visit our booth additional information about our charitable programs. Donations may be given at our booth.