CMA 2012 General Council – Innovation in Canada’s North

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CMA 2012 General Council – Innovation in Canada’s North

Canadian Medical Association 145th annual general meeting

The Canadian Medical Association held its 145th annual general council in Yellowknife, N.W.T. from August 12 to 15, 2012. The focus of this year’s meeting was on how to address health gaps within Canada’s population.

This education session on August 12th featured a discussion on health care innovation in Canada’s North. The panellists were Dr. Ewan Affleck, medical director for the Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority, Dr. Michael Jong, vice-president of medical services for the Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority and Dr. Amy Hendricks, internal medicine (Yellowknife, N.W.T.).