Are you planning to join us in Nanaimo for fantastic networking with your rural colleagues and interesting and interactive rural CME/CPD? If you haven’t registered for the BC Rural Health Conference and/or the Rural Locum Forum yet, make sure you do so before the online registration portal closes on Tuesday, May 14. Register online now and save $10 off the conference fee!
If you’d prefer to register at the event site – the Vancouver Island Conference Centre – on the day of the BC Rural Health Conference and/or Rural Locum Forum, in-person registration times will be available as follows:
Rural Locum Forum – May 24, 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
- on-site registration opens 7:00 am, Friday, May 24
BC Rural Health Conference – May 24-26
- Friday, May 24: on-site registration starts at 1:00 pm
- Saturday, May 25: on-site registration starts at 7:00 am
- Sunday, May 26: on-site registration starts at 7:30 am
The 2019 Rural Locum Forum offers experienced locums, and physicians interested in rural locuming the opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, and learn some great tips about working through the Rural GP Locum Program, the Rural GPA Locum Program, and the Rural Specialists Locum Program. To register for this event, click here.
Funding from the Joint Standing Committee on Rural issues (JSC) is available for Rural Locum Forum attendees, in exchange for a minimum 20 day return of service. Details about the funding can be found here.
The annual BC Rural Health Conference brings together rural healthcare providers from across the province to connect and network, as well as learn from rural and regional colleagues about best practices for rural medicine. This event-packed conference also offers: accredited courses offered ahead of the main conference (e.g., The CARE Course, Rural Patient Transport: The Road Ahead); open meetings about emergency medicine and mentorship; and, wellness breaks that integrate yoga, meditation, and massage. To learn more, download the agenda now, or visit the registration web site.