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Fellows Education Day

Fellows Education Day (Trainee & Junior Faculty Workshop) Invitation – Sunday April 30

Attention all CCMG Trainees, RCPSC Residents, & Junior Fellows of the CCMG: 

You are invited to participate in the inaugural Fellows Education Day, a pre-conference workshop developed for trainees and junior faculty.  This workshop aims to provide important skills to augment the core training curriculum and to provide an opportunity to network with other trainees and mentors from across the country.   The full-day event takes place on Sunday April 30 on the opening day of the CCMG 41st Annual Scientific Conference "Celebrating Canada's Medical Genetics", April 30-May 3, 2017, Le Westin Montreal, Montreal, Quebec. 

The Training and E2P2 Committees have lined up talented faculty mentors to present: 

  • 10:00-10:45 Exams skills -Aspasia Karalis and Ryan Lamont
    11:00-11:50 Quality assurance of lab developed tests (organized by training committee) - Tracy Stockley
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch networking event with mentors from diverse institutions and careers paths who will be sharing through informal discussions what their life as faculty/staff looks like.
  • 13:15-14:00 Career paths - Bridget Fernandez
    14:00-15:00: How to write your CV and cover letter to respond to a job posting - interactive session so bring your CV/cover letters to get feedback! - Julie Richer with Karen Niederhoffer, Aspasia Karalis, Jim Stavropoulos
  • 15:15-16:15: How to write a manuscript and select a journal - Philippe Campeau

The workshop is free of charge to trainees though trainees are strongly encouraged to register and participate in the subsequent Scientific Conference, taking advantage of the opportunity to form valuable connections with their future colleagues – the $295 early registration includes all social events and most meals during the conference, increasing the opportunities for networking. Registration is now open – don’t delay!

If you are only able to attend the trainee workshop, please send an email to the CCMG office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to notify them that you will be attending for the purposes of the workshop and hospitality planning. There will be a ‘guest’ name tag provided at the registration booth.