Events

UPDATED UPCOMING FoMD EVENTS STATUS

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry appreciates that the evolving COVID-19 pandemic is a cause for concern for everyone. UAlberta is working closely with public health authorities and drawing on established best practices to protect the health, wellness and safety of our community. In this regard, many of our events and meetings are being postponed or cancelled at this time.

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THE MENTAL HEALTH TOLL OF COVID-19: COPING WITH STRESS AND BUILDING RESILIENCE

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:00-1:00pm MDT
Stress, anxiety, obsessive behaviour, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are on the rise as we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic. And with winter approaching in many parts of the world, what can we do to help us through?

Hear from clinical professor Vincent Agyapong as he discusses some of the resources available to maintain mental wellness during this phase of ongoing uncertainty. Learn how staying socially connected while physically distancing can build mental health resilience.

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MORAL DISTRESS: CARING FOR THOSE WHO CARE

Friday, November 27, 2020 8:30am-4:00pm MDT
The John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre is hosting a one-day health ethics symposium focusing on the phenomenon of moral distress. When situations arise where health care professionals feel that they are unable to pursue actions that they perceive to be "good" or "right" this results in moral distress. Discussions will cover how we can support each other in such situations.

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AFFAIR OF THE HEART: AWARDS CEREMONY & SILENT AUCTION

Saturday, November 28, 2020 6:00-7:00pm MDT
Affair of the Heart is an annual event held by students from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in support of a local children’s charity.This year, due to COVID-19, the gala will be held online with a silent auction and raffle (which opens November 18th and concluding at 8:30 pm November 28th).

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COVID-19 WEBINAR SERIES: OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING

Thursdays, October 29 - December 3, 2020 7:00-8:00pm MDT
Office of Lifelong Learning's latest COVID-19 webinar series begins on Thursday, October 29. The three talks will feature Dr. Graham Tipples and the Public Health Laboratory team from Alberta Precision Laboratory, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, and Dr. Lynora Saxinger.

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EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION SYMPOSIUM

This year the EDI symposium will take the form of a longitudinal series of events. In collaboration with the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre and the Office of EDI FoMD lunchtime talks on racism and anti-racism are, and will be, continuously scheduled.

Thoughts and Lessons on Anti-Racist Praxis in Diverse Professions and Organizations
Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:00-1:00pm MST

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6th ANNUAL INTERPROFESSIONAL EYE CARE FORUM

Saturday, February 20, 2021 8:00am-2:00pm MDT
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences will host its 6th Annual Interprofessional Eye Care Forum virtually via Zoom Webinar. 

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