Virtual Leadership Series

CONFERENCE DATES

The NEW FALL virtual series will take place November 4, 11, 15, 25 (all Thursdays) from 3:00-4:30pm ET.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  1. To develop a virtual platform for leadership skill development, mentorship, and networking for EM leaders.
  2. To design and implement innovative programing to support EM leaders in a variety of formal and informal leadership roles, at any phase of their careers.

PROGRAM FORMAT

The CAEP Virtual Leadership Series is designed to implement innovative programming with four 90-minute sessions scheduled weekly for four weeks. Attendees will need to subscribe to the series, and each session will build on the previous session to build the CAEP leadership network, and encourage trust and knowledge exchange among both the participants and the faculty. Some pre-reading may be required.

PROGRAM CONTENT

Session 1: Leadership in Emergency Medicine- Why, How and When?
Host – Judy Morris, Presenters – Sunil Sookram, Melanie Stander
November 4, 2021

Presentations that will inspire you !

Presentation #1 Objectives

By the end of this session, the participant will be able to:

1. Identify tangible ways to step up to be a leader in a variety of roles;

2. Identify positive aspects of leadership in terms of personal growth, resilience and changes in the health care system.

Presentation #2 Objectives

By the end of this session, the participant will be able to:

1. Determine why leadership in EM is important and why you should consider leadership roles;

2. Understand why  international perspective on leadership is important.

Session 2: Practical Leadership Strategies that you can apply next week in your ED !
Host – Firas Al-Daher, Panelists  –Panel #1 Carolyn Snider [St Michael’s Hospital], Panel #2 Aimee Kernick, Eric Clark
November 11, 2021

Panel #1 – Title

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Panel #2 – Practical ED “Short Snappers”

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Session 3: Wellness and Resilience
Host – James Stempien, Speakers – Rod Lim [LHSC] and Huma Ali [University of Calgary]
November 18, 2021

This session will focus on practical strategies to come up with ideas to solve the complex wellness problem and wellness interventions to promote and enhance wellness and resilience.

Session 3 Objectives

By the end of this session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify tangible ways to improve the wellbeing of our teams during this fourth wave of the pandemic.
  2. Learn about, and participate in, facilitation methods that allow for inclusion and engagement of team members
  3. Engage in dialogue around relevant wellness topics generated by the group.

Session 4: Bringing EDI lens to leadership in emergency medicine: A case-based workshop 
Host – Jessica Kent, Speakers – Jennifer Bryan, Huma Ali, Rob Primavesi, Constance LeBlanc, Darlene Kitty
November 25, 2021

This final session of the series will feature discussion on the leadership issues around EDI and assist in leaders’ personal EDI journeys.

Session 4 Objectives

By the end of this session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Recognize that stereotypes and implicit biases are common and can be associated with diagnostic and management errors;
  2. Apply practical strategies to support the retention and promotion of physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine;
  3. Identify existing resources and strategies for further learning about anti-racism and anti-colonialism practices.

CONFERENCE FEES

CAEP Member……………....$300 CAD
Non-Member………………..$450 CAD

Cancellations received in writing by 5 pm ET on Wednesday, October 27th will be refunded minus a 15% administration fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after that time. Only cancellations received in writing (sscarrow@caep.ca) will be processed.

REGISTRATION

Registration is available in the CAEP member portal. Please follow these instructions to register:

  1. Log in to the CAEP portal here. 
  2. Click on “Event Registration” in the left menu.
  3. Search for “Virtual Leadership Series” and proceed with registration.

If you have any questions please contact Shanna Scarrow (sscarrow@caep.ca).

TEACHING FACULTY

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Judy Morris
Host: Virtual Leadership Series
Host: Session 1 – Leadership in Emergency Medicine – Why, How and When?

Dr. Judy Morris is an emergency physician and trauma team leader at Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal. She did her medical school at McGill University and did her FRCP training at Université de Montréal where she then completed a master’s degree in Clinical Research. She is the president of l’Association des médecins d’urgence du Québec (AMUQ) since 2020.  She is also AMUQ’s representative on CAEP’s Board of Directors. Dr. Morris is an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine at the Université de Montréal where she serves as Assistant Director of her university department since 2018.

Sunil Sookram (2)

Suneel Sookram
Speaker: Session 1 – Leadership in Emergency Medicine – Why, How and When?

Dr. Sunil Sookram is a practicing EM physician at the University of Alberta Hospital and the Strathcona Community Hospital. He serves as a Flight Surgeon and Dive Medicine physician for the Canadian Forces. He is one of the MAID assessors and providers. He is currently Chief of Staff of the 2 Edmonton free standing ERs. His leadership experience ranges from Edmonton EMS Medical Director, STARS Medical Director and 30 years of service as a Canadian Forces member. He is dual certified with the CCFP and RCPSC and recently completed an MBA at Queen’s University.

Dr Melanie Stander (2)

Melanie Stander
Speaker: Session 1 – Leadership in Emergency Medicine – Why, How and When?

Dr Melanie Stander is an Emergency Medicine Physician based in Cape Town, South Africa.  She currently works as the Emergency Medicine Manager for Mediclinic Southern Africa which is one of the largest private hospital groups in South Africa.  Her role involves providing strategic direction, oversight and clinical performance support to 49 Emergency Centres in South Africa and Namibia.  She is a past President of the Emergency Medicine Society of South Arica and the immediate past Vice-President of IFEM and the founder of the IFEM Gender Specific Issues Special Interest Group.

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Firas Al-Daher
Host: Session 2 – Practical Leadership Strategies that you can apply next week in your ED

Dr. Firas Al-Dhaher is a family and emergency physician practicing out of Petrolia, Ontario.  He graduated from UWO and trained in Family Medicine thereafter, and has been working at the rural site for Bluewater Health ever since.  His practice interests include Practice Management, Leadership, Emergency Medicine, and Rural Health.  He is married with two sons, and lives in London, Ontario.

Carolyn Snider

Carolyn Snider

Speaker: Session 2 – Practical Leadership Strategies that you can apply next week in your ED

Dr. Carolyn Snider is the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Unity Health Toronto – St. Michael’s Hospital. Dr. Snider’s research focuses on the development, implementation and evaluation of interventions for marginalized and under-served populations. Importantly, Dr. Snider harmonizes her work with a full life outside the hospital and university. She is a very happy mother, wife, traveler, singer, and cook.

Eric Clark

Eric Clark
Speaker: Session 2 – Practical Leadership Strategies that you can apply next week in your ED

Eric Clark, BSc, MD, FRCPC finished medical school and emergency medicine residency at Queen’s University. He then completed a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Dr. Clark has been working at the Ottawa Hospital since 2000 as an emergency physician and was Director of Faculty Development from 2006-2015 and has been Deputy Head, Department of EM, University of Ottawa: Clinical performance and operators since 2015. He was a member of the FRCPC exam board from 2006 until 2014 and served as the chair from 2009 until 2014 and held the position of Co-Chair with Kuwait Emergency Medicine Exam Board from 2015-2018.  In 2020, Dr. Clark became CAEP’s CPD Chair.

Aimee Kernick (2)

Aimee Kernick
Speaker: Session 2 – Practical Leadership Strategies that you can apply next week in your ED

Dr. Aimee Kernick is an Emergency Physician at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital, and does rural locums in several provinces and territories.  She is the chair of the Rural, Remote and Small Urban Section of CAEP, and a member of the scientific planning committee of the ‘Rural and Remote Resuscitation Rounds’ CPD program. She is interested in improving health equity in rural Canada through research, advocacy and local capacity building.

Stempien

James Stempien
Host: Session 3 – Wellness / Resilience

Dr James Stempien, is the Provincial Head of Emergency Medicine for the Saskatchewan Health Authority. He is a clinical Associate professor at in Emergency medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Prior to moving to Saskatoon he spent years workings as a GP-Anaesthetist in Canada’s north and spent time working internationally, including, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Kenya, and the Middle East.

He is a candidate for the Master of Arts in Health Leadership through Royal Roads University and has a great interest in physician wellness and quality of care. He lives on an acreage with a variety of chickens, ducks and other animals and keeps 4 hives of bees.

Huma Ali

Huma Ali

Speaker: Session 3 – Wellness / Resilience

Speaker: Session 4 – Bringing ED lens to leadership in emergency medicine: A case-based workshop

Dr. Huma Ali is an Emergency Physician working in Calgary, primarily at South Health Campus. Dr Ali did her Royal College Emergency Medicine training at McGill University, obtained a fellowship in Point of Care Ultrasound at UBC and most recently completed a Master of Arts in Health Leadership through Royal Roads University. She has been a champion for culture change in physician wellness in her department. She is an advocate for engaging in dialogue about the emotional aspects of providing healthcare, and as such, is a Schwartz Rounds facilitator. She has recently taken on the role of Physician Associate with Well Doc Alberta where she will lead Physician to Physician Peer Support Training.

Rod Lim

Rodrick Lim
Speaker: Session 3 – Wellness / Resilience

Dr. Rodrick Lim is the Medical Director / Division Chief for the Paediatric Emergency department in London Ontario.  He is an Associate Professor of Paediatrics & Emergency Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.  Rod is currently the chairperson for the Wellness Committee and Leadership section at CAEP. He is looking forward to sharing his passion in the areas of Wellness, Resilience, and Advocacy through his involvement with the wellness community especially during this past year.

JessicaKent

Jessica Kent
Host: Session 4 – Bringing EDI lens to leadership in emergency medicine: A case-based workshop.

Jessica Kent MD, MSc is a PGY3 Emergency Medicine Resident at the University of Toronto and is the current CAEP Resident Executive President. Jessica is a proud NOSM alumni and has strong interests in social accountability and topics pertaining to equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Jennifer Bryan
Speaker: Session 4 – Bringing EDI lens to leadership in emergency medicine: A case-based workshop

Dr. Bryan is an emergency physician at the University Health Network in Toronto. She is the Director of Operations of the Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration in Emergency Medicine (TAAAC-EM) and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is a founding member of the University Health Network emergency department sickle cell working group and is the lead of the upcoming CAEP2021 panel on Antiracism and Anticolonialism in emergency medicine.

Robert Primavesi (2)

Rob Primavesi
Speaker: Session 4 – Bringing EDI lens to leadership in emergency medicine: A case-based workshop

Dr. Robert Primavesi is an Emergency Physician at the McGill University Health Centre, Associate Chair Education for the Department of Emergency Medicine at McGill University, an Executive Member of the 2SLGBTQIA+ Committee, and a member of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group to the CAEP Board.   In his spare time, Rob is an avid traveller, adventurer and whitewater rafting guide.

Saleeem Razack

Saleem Razack
Speaker: Session 4 – Bringing EDI lens to leadership in emergency medicine: A case-based workshop

Saleem Razack is a professor of pediatrics and health sciences education at McGill University, as well as the Director of the Pediatric Critical Care Unit and practicing intensivist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.  His research focus has been on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion in health professions education.  He is the inaugural director of McGill’s Office of Social Accountability and Community Engagement, which focuses on equity, diversity and inclusion within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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