In addition to patient and physician advocacy, the London & District Academy of Medicine organizes several events each year, including our Annual Continuing Medical Education Event, Annual General Meeting, Patient Healthcare Forum, and various social activities. Check this page to see what's new!
2019 annual continuing medical education Event
Our 2019 Annual Medical Education Event took place on Saturday, June 15 at the Four Points by Sheraton. Topics included current screen-time recommendations for children and adolescents, physician wellness, clinical evidence surrounding medical cannabis, and integrative medicine in psychiatry. Thank you to our speakers - Dr. Michelle Ponti, Dr. Shabbir Amanullah, Dr. Michael Rieder, and Dr. Linda Plowright.
89th annual general meeting
The London & District Academy of Medicine’s 89th Annual General Meeting took place on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Greenhills Golf Club. Members from across the London area came together to review the Annual Report, elect the 2019 Executive Committee, and enjoy a holiday-themed meal. Special guest Masoud Movahedi of Primerica also attended and presented updated information on investments.
2018 PHYSICIAN’S WINE TASTING EVENT & HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE TRAINING
The London & District Academy of Medicine, Oxford County Medical Society, and St. Thomas & Elgin Medical Association held a Physician’s Wine Tasting Event & Healthcare Advocate Training on Friday, October 19 from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. at CASO Station in St. Thomas. The evening featured a presentation by Dr. Albert Schumacher of the Ontario Medical Association and included special guests the Honourable Jeff Yurek, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, MPP Elgin-Middlesex-London and Dr. Nadia Alam, President of the Ontario Medical Association.
Physicians from all over District 2 attended with their partners. Following the Healthcare Advocate Training, guests enjoyed cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres. Dinner included delectable food and wine pairings from Catering by James Meadows and Jamie Quai of Quai du Vin. The Academy wishes to thank our special guests, vendors, and all those who made this event possible.
Annual Continuing Medical Education Event 2018
Our Annual Medical Education Event took place on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton. Over 35 physicians from London and area were in attendance. Topics included dermatology, paediatrics, autism spectrum disorder, and physician health. Thank you to our speakers - Dr. Simran Ahluwalia, Dr. Shabbir Amanullah, Dr. Jessica Hunter-Orange, and Dr. Asmaa Hussain. We look forward to next year's event!