2008 IAMRA BIENNIAL CONFERENCE by penniesneverknow

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                          2008 IAMRA BIENNIAL CONFERENCE
                    CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE

                THEME: MEDICAL PROFESSIONALISM: THE BUILDING BLOCKS
MONDAY, 06 OCTOBER 2008

Venue: Auditorium 2
14h00 – 17h00    Registration

                   Master of Ceremony        Adv. Boyce Mkhize

18h00 – 18h45      Welcome to Mzansi (South Africa)
                   Performing Artists

19h00 – 19h30      IAMRA Conference Opening
                   Dr Nicky Padayachee [HPCSA President]
                   Dr John Hillery [IAMRA President]

19h30 – 20h00      Opening Address
                   Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang: Minister of Health, RSA

20h00              Light Refreshments

TUESDAY, 07 OCTOBER 2008

Venue: Auditorium 2
Chairperson      Dr John Hillery, USA

08h30 – 09h15      Opening Address: Drs Richard & Sylvia Cruess, Canada
                   “Professionalism and Medicine’s Social Contract with Society”

09h15 – 11h00      Panel Presentation & Discussion:
                   The Building Blocks: Medical Professionalism

                      Teaching Professionalism     - Dr David Watt, USA

                      Measuring Professionalism      - Dr Graham Howarth, UK
                      Can it, should it be regulated

                      Ethics & Professionalism     - Prof Leslie London, South Africa

11h00 – 11h30      Break

Chairperson        Prof Thanyani Mariba, South Africa

11h30 – 12h30      Role of the Public and Patients in Promoting and Measuring
                   Medical Professionalism
                   Ms Joan Saddler, UK
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                 Uneasy Balance Between Professionalism and Community Expectations
                 Ms Helen Turnbull, Australia
12h30 – 13h00    Strengthening Medical Workforce Governance in Indonesia:
                 A Collaborative Multidisciplinary Approach
                 Prof Stephanie Short, Australia
                 Prof Hasbullah Thabrany, Australia

13h00 – 14h15    Lunch

14h15 – 15h45    Concurrent Sessions

Venue: Breakaway 1
Chairperson     Dr Regina Benjamin, USA

                    Performance Assessments: a Block towards Professionalism
                    Dr Gerard Dillon, USA
                    Dr Alison Reid, Australia
                    Dr Andre Jacques, Canada

Venue: Breakaway 2
Chairperson      Prof John Campbell, New Zealand

                    Continuing Medical Education: a Block towards Professionalism
                    Prof Marietjie De Villiers, South Africa
                    Dr John Jenkins, UK
                    Dr Dinesh Patel, USA
Venue: Breakaway 3
Chairperson      Sir Graeme Catto, UK
                    Fitness to Practice Investigations: a Block towards Professionalism
                    Dr Phineas Makurira, Zimbabwe
                    Dr Bhanu Prakash Dubey, India
                    Mr John Lamont, Ireland

Venue: Breakaway 4
Chairperson      Dr Christopher Wagaiyu, Kenya

                    Evaluating the Contribution of the Context of Practice to the Performance
                    of Practitioners Identified as Poorly Performing
                    Prof Pauline McAvoy, UK

15h45 – 16h00    Break

16h00 – 17h30    Concurrent Sessions continue
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WEDNESDAY, 08 OCTOBER 2008

Venue: Auditorium 2
Chairperson      Ms Fleur-Ange Lefebvre, Canada

08h30 – 10h30    Swiss Cheese or Swiss Clock? The Individual & the System in
                 Performance Failure
                 Prof Alastair Scotland, UK

                 Evidence of Irregular Behaviour & A Measure of Professionalism
                 Dr John Boulet, Canada

                 Assessment & Remediation for Physicians with suspected
                 Performance Problems: An International Survey
                 Dr Rosemary Field, UK

10h30 – 11h00    Break

Venue: Auditorium 2
Chairperson      Dr Aquina Thulare, South Africa

11h00 – 12h30    Professional Values & The Student
                 Dr Rosemary Macalister-Smith, UK

                 The Value and the Limits of Professionalism in a Regulatory
                 Framework
                 Mr Finlay Scott, UK

                 What Does Professionalism Mean to an International Medical
                 Graduate?
                 Dr David Blackmore, Canada
                 Dr Ian Bowmer, Canada

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

Venue: Breakaway 4
14h00 – 17h00    IAMRA Management Committee

TECHNICAL TOUR / FREE AFTERNOON

19h00            Gala Dinner – Westin Grand Hotel – Grand Ballroom




THURSDAY, 09 OCTOBER 2008
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Venue: Auditorium 2

Chairperson      Dr Siebert Briedenhann, Namibia

08h30 – 09h30    Medical Regulation and Medical Performance: A Social Science Perspective'
                 Prof Christopher Hood, UK

09h30 – 10h00    The Role of Medical Schools in Professionalism
                 “The experiences of UK, EU and Non-EU Medical Graduates making the
                 Transition to the UK Workplace”
                 Dr Jan Illing, UK

10h00 – 10h15    Break

10h15 – 10h45    The Contemporary Business Models and their Impact on
                 Professionalism:

                    Models and funding of healthcare
                    Rewards / Incentive Schemes
                 Dr Kammy Chetty, South Africa

10h45 – 11h15    Summary of proceedings & Vote of Thanks

11h15 – 12h15    Lunch

Venue: Breakaway 4
12h30 – 14h30    IAMRA General Assembly

								
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