International Conference on Residency | September 26-28, 2019

Program Administrators Conference

September 25-26, 2019 | Ottawa, Canada

Program Administrators Conference

The Program Administrators Conference, held in conjunction with the International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE), is a unique learning session designed to meet the specific developmental needs of program administrators and coordinators who play an essential role in medical education.

This two-day event provides invaluable opportunities to program administrators to enhance their professional development, and network with colleagues from across Canada.

More detailed program information will be released in April 2019.

Attend ICRE 2019 for more professional development opportunities

Want to stay up to date on all the latest changes, innovations and best practices in residency education? Extend your stay in Ottawa following the Program Administrators Conference, and attend ICRE 2019!

Program Administrators (including all departmental and divisional program administrators/coordinators/managers, program assistants and program secretaries).


Calls for submissions

Contact

For further information, please contact paconference@royalcollege.ca.

PA Conference Steering Committee

Chair

Kimberly Nitz, Program Administrator, Urology, Western University

Kimberly Nitz, Program Administrator, Urology, Western University

Chair Elect

Paula Taylor, Education Coordinator, Department of Urology, Dalhousie University

Paula Taylor, Education Coordinator, Department of Urology, Dalhousie University

Members at large

Susan Brushett, Education Coordinator, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dalhousie University

Susan Brushett, Education Coordinator, Division of Infectious Diseases, Dalhousie University

Erin Blazey, Program Administrator, Pediatrics, University of Alberta

Erin Blazey, Program Administrator, Pediatrics, University of Alberta

Cathy Fulcher, Program Administrative Assistant, Emergency Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Cathy Fulcher, Program Administrative Assistant, Emergency Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Dylan King, Program Manager, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia

Dylan King, Program Manager, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia

Host City Representative

To be announced!

CAMEO Representative

Ginette Snook, Departmental Education Program Coordinator, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ottawa

Ginette Snook, Departmental Education Program Coordinator, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ottawa

Royal College Representatives

  • Cynthia Abbott, Program Administrator Liaison and Manager, CanMEDS and Faculty Development
  • Angelita Aboukassam, Conference Administrator, Events Management and Hospitality Services
  • Katie Kennedy, Senior Marketing Specialist (Conferences), Communications and Marketing
  • Louise Gervais, Team Lead, Conference Management, Events Management and Hospitality Services

Curious about membership?

Read our terms of reference here or contact us at paconference@royalcollege.ca

We will be extending offers to new members in November/December 2018 but we accept applications at any time.

To apply, please send the following to the email listed above:

  1. A letter of interest outlining your relevant roles: detailing your experience (list of duties), number of years as a PA and other related experience
  2. Letter of support from your program director, supporting the commitment the candidate is signing up for, as well as confirming they will be available to attend that year’s conference.