Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Medical Association

November 16, 2005 15:52 ET

Media Advisory: CMA Hosts Leadership Events for Medical Profession

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 16, 2005)--The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will host a series of events to strengthen physicians' leadership skills from November 26-28, 2005 at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa. Over 150 physicians are already registered.

The following sessions will be open to media. Media can register on site at the CMA Registration Desk located in the Drawing Room Foyer on November 26 and in the Ballroom Foyer on November 27-28.



Saturday, November 26, 2005--CMA Leadership Workshop for Medical
Women

- Plenary: Encouraging Physician Leadership - Great Leaders are great
learners
Speaker: Dr. Marla Shapiro, Associate Professor at the University
of Toronto and host of Balance Television for Living Well
Time: 8:45 - 9:45 AM / Location: Drawing Room, Chateau Laurier

- Plenary: Enlisting Women Leaders: Skills for today and tomorrow
Speaker: Ms. Anne Golden, President and CEO, The Conference Board
of Canada
Time: 3:45 - 4:45 PM / Location: Drawing Room, Chateau Laurier

Sunday, November 27, 2005--CMA Leaders' Forum

- Plenary: Envisioning the art of possibility
Speaker: Ms. Nancy Adler, Professor, International Management,
McGill University, acclaimed teacher of "Art of Leadership" course
Time: 8:45 - 9:45 AM / Location: Ballroom, Chateau Laurier

- Plenary: Enabling leadership
Speaker: Mr. Darrell Bricker, President and Chief Operating Officer
Ipsos-Reid Corporation
Time: 3:45 - 4:45 PM / Location: Ballroom, Chateau Laurier

Monday November 28, 2005-CMA Leaders' Forum

- Plenary: Empowering physician leaders: Create positive change in
healthcare
Speaker: Dr. David Gratzer, Author of "Code Blue: Reviving Canada's
Health Care System"
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM / Location: Ballroom, Chateau Laurier

- Plenary: Realize your value as a physician leader
Speaker: Dr. James Orbinski, Past International President, Medecins
Sans Frontieres (MSF)/Physicians without Borders
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM / Location: Ballroom, Chateau Laurier


Contact Information

  • Canadian Medical Association
    Carole Lavigne
    (613) 731-8610 or 1 (800) 663-7336, ext. 1266