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> From: Grace Paterson <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 12:34:35 -0400
> To: Tim Fedak <[log in to unmask]>
> Cc: John Steeves <[log in to unmask]>, Katrina Hurley <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: ELECTIVES curriculum review
> 

> Hello Tim,
> The CMA publication was "Experiences from the forefront of EMR use: 20
> Cancadian
> physician case studies". Clinics selected represent all ten provinces and the
> Northwest Territories and were across urban, rural and suburban settings. The
> practitioners worked in multidisciplinary, primary care and specialty care
> practices, and these could be categorized as large group, small group and solo
> practice.
> 
> Clinics must have had an EMR system in place for a minimum of 2 years and must
> be using it for patient and practice management functions such as charting,
> generating prescriptions and referrals and clinical decision support —not
> simply for scheduling and billing.
> 
> I can request print copies of this publication from CMA for every medical
> student if we have a method for distribution. The online version is available
> from http://www.cma.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/88114/la_id/1.htm
> 
> Thank you for remembering this Tim,
> 
> Grace
> 
> 
> 
> Quoting "Tim Fedak, PhD" <[log in to unmask]>:
> 
>> > While attending a recent presentation made by Grace Patterson, she showed
>> us
>> > a publication produced by a group she is involved with ­ which shows how
>> > informatics is used in various specialities.  At that time, I mentioned to
>> > Grace that I thought the publication would make an excellent resource for
>> > students to provide an overview of different specialities... from a
>> slightly
>> > different vantage point of considering the different informatics challenges
>> > that each faces.
>> >
>> > Resources like this might be useful the Longitudinal (elective) Unit
>> > experience... to allow students to prepare for the next phase of their
>> > training ­ by considering different specialities and the different
>> > challenges they face.
>> >
>> > Išve cc: to Grace and Katrina Hurley (Director of Medical Informatics)...
>> as
>> > I forget the title of the document, and to allow them to consider this
>> idea.
>> >
>> > Tim
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On 28/01/10 6:01 PM, "Dianne Delva" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> >
>>> >> We need to offer a comparable curriculum, not the same curriculum.  So if
a
>>> >> student were to claim they were disadvantaged in reaching the curriculum
>>> >> goals this would be a problem.  The goal of the curriculum is not to
>>> create
>>> >> subspecialists but to prepare students to enter the next phase of
>>> training.
>>> >> Clearly the goal of the elective experience is partly to offer the
>>> students
>>> >> some experience to explore different options but this does not guarantee
>>> >> that all options are available.  Even here the students may not be able
to
>>> >> get a choice that they want because of capacity or the willingness of a
>>> >> preceptor to supervise.
>>> >>
>>> >> Dianne
>>> >> ----- Original Message -----
>>> >> From: "Chris Vaillancourt" <[log in to unmask]>
>>> >> To: "Dianne Delva" <[log in to unmask]>
>>> >> Cc: "Watson, Wade" <[log in to unmask]>; "Thomas, Dorothy"
>>> >> <[log in to unmask]>; "Rashid, Mohsin" <[log in to unmask]>;
>>> >> "Love,Susan" <[log in to unmask]>; "Lambert, Todd "
>>> >> <[log in to unmask]>; "Kovacs, George " <[log in to unmask]>; "Fedak,
>>> Tim"
>>> >> <[log in to unmask]>; "Detienne, Brenda " <[log in to unmask]>;
>>> "Carver,
>>> >> David" <[log in to unmask]>; <[log in to unmask]>
>>> >> Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2010 5:34 PM
>>> >> Subject: Re: ELECTIVES curriculum review
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>>>> >>> > Diane    Only to say, will it be an issue for credentialing if the
new
>>>>> >>> > DMNB can't offer the same elective experience as in Halifax.  Only
>>>>> random
>>>>> >>> > thought, likely not an issue.  Chris
>>>>> >>> > ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> >>> > From: "Dianne Delva" <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>> >>> > To: "Chris Vaillancourt" <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>> >>> > Cc: "Watson, Wade" <[log in to unmask]>; "Thomas, Dorothy"
>>>>> >>> > <[log in to unmask]>; "Rashid, Mohsin" <[log in to unmask]>;
>>>>> >>> > "Love,Susan" <[log in to unmask]>; "Lambert, Todd "
>>>>> >>> > <[log in to unmask]>; "Kovacs, George " <[log in to unmask]>; >>>>>
"Fedak,
>>>>> >>> > Tim" <[log in to unmask]>; "Detienne, Brenda "
>>>>> <[log in to unmask]>;
>>>>> >>> > "Carver, David" <[log in to unmask]>; <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>> >>> > Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2010 5:09 PM
>>>>> >>> > Subject: Re: ELECTIVES curriculum review
>>>>> >>> >
>>>>> >>> >
>>>>>>> >>>> >> Good questions and I hope we can continue to consider the goal
of the
>>>>>>> >>>> >> electives.
>>>>>>> >>>> >> I have read the guidelines and suggest that Anna be invited to
provide
>>>>>>> >>>> >> comment.
>>>>>>> >>>> >>
>>>>>>> >>>> >> I anticipate the students will have a shorter menu of options
>>>>>>> initially
>>>>>>> >>>> >> in Saint
>>>>>>> >>>> >> John but there will still be an excellent and varied list.  The
>>>>>>> >>>> >> subspecialites
>>>>>>> >>>> >> question is interesting and I am unsure what this means.  We are
>>>>>>> >>>> >> educating
>>>>>>> >>>> >> students to graduate with an MD degree and meet our overarching
>>>>>>> >>>> >> objectives. What credentials are we talking about.  Dianne Delva
>>>>>>> >>>> >>
>>>>>>> >>>> >>
>>>>>>> >>>> >> Quoting Chris Vaillancourt <[log in to unmask]>:
>>>>>>> >>>> >>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Hey Guys  Couple of comments from the DMNB perspective
before
>>>>>> >>>>> tomorrow's
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> meeting.  Great comments from everyone thus far.  My
>>>>>>>>> understanding is
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> year one will all be done in SJ.  Not sure if we have
>>>>>>>>> resources to
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> support electives in
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> 1.  Humanities
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> 2.  Some basic sciences
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> 3.  Some subspecialties eg; genetics, peds GI, immunology
etc
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Wondering if this will be an issue for credentials?   Other
issues is
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> recruitment of clinicians, scientists and other profs to
>>>>>>>>> accept CC1's
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> for electives.  Will copy to John Steeves to keep him in
>>>>>> >>>>> loop.  See you
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> all tomorrow.  Chris
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  From: Rashid, Mohsin
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  To: Carver, David ; Detienne, Brenda ; Fedak, Tim ; Kovacs,
George ;
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Lambert, Todd ; Love, Susan ; Rashid, Mohsin ; Thomas,
Dorothy ;
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Vallinncourt, Chris ; Watson, Wade
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Cc: [log in to unmask]
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 3:48 PM
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Subject: ELECTIVES curriculum review
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Hello Everyone,
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  As you know, George and I have been asked to lead the group
on
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Longitudinal Experiences/Electives.  It is not clear what
>>>>>> >>>>> "Longitudinal
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Experiences" implies and whether it is something totally
>>>>>> >>>>> separate from
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Electives.  It does not seem to be a specific Unit but, I
>>>>>>>>> believe, it
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> encompasses Units that run throughout the first two years in
the new
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> proposed curriculum.  These include Therapeutics, Pathology,
Gross
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Anatomy, Anatomy & Histology, Professional Competences,
>>>>>>>>> Population
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Health, Community Engagement, Patient-Doctor Clinical Skills
and
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Electives.  Each of these is a separate Unit led by a team.
This
>>>>>> >>>>> issue
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> needs clarification.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  It seems that our primary job is to deal with Electives.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  I have been the Unit Head for MED-1&2 Electives for the
last
>>>>>> >>>>> couple of
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> years.  In the last accreditation report, the Electives were
>>>>>> >>>>> rated as a
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> strength of the Undergraduate Programme at Dalhousie.  My
>>>>>> >>>>> meeting with
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> the LCME team was rather brief for this reason.  There were
no major
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> concerns.  However, since the whole curriculum is now being
>>>>>> >>>>> revised and
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> the St. John site will be part of the programme, it is
>>>>>> >>>>> unavoidable that
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> the Electives will have to be revisited.  However, overall
the
>>>>>> >>>>> Electives
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> have worked very well in the past and we should be careful
>>>>>> >>>>> not to make
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> too many unnecessary changes in what has worked.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  For a start, I am attaching the current Electives manual.
>>>>>> >>>>> (It is also
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> available on DalMedix).  This was updated last year based on
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> student/faculty suggestions and feedback.  For those of you
>>>>>> >>>>> who do not
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> know much about the Electives Unit, the manual will give you
some
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> background information.  I am also attaching some relevant
documents
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> regarding the newly proposed overarching objectives.  Some
>>>>>>>>> of you may
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> already have these documents.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Here is a brief overview to how the Electives run.  The
Unit is
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> essentially driven by the students and their preceptors.  I
give a
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> one-hour presentation at the beginning of the academic year
>>>>>> >>>>> (September)
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> to MED-1 and MED-2 separately.  This is to introduce the
>>>>>>>>> Unit and to
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> answer any questions.  (For St. John, this can be
>>>>>>>>> videoconferenced).
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> All the information on the Electives is available to the
>>>>>>>>> students on
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> DalMedix including the list of potential preceptors and
their
>>>>>> >>>>> areas of
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> interest. The student contacts the preceptor and then
>>>>>>>>> submits an
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> application on-line.  The Unit Head reviews the application
and gives
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> approval.  This is done electronically.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  There are two types of Electives; Clinical and Research.
>>>>>> >>>>> The Research
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> one could be in a clinical discipline or basic sciences.
>>>>>> >>>>> Some students
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> develop a "hybrid".  They do a Research Elective but also
>>>>>>>>> attend some
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> clinics.  How this is done is between the student and the
>>>>>>>>> preceptor.
>>>>>> >>>>> The
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> requirements of the project that is submitted as part of the
final
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> evaluations are different for each type of Elective.  The
>>>>>>>>> student can
>> > do
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> one Elective for the whole year (Sep-Apr) or two half
Electives
>>>>>> >>>>> (Sep-Dec
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> and Jan-Apr).  At the end, the Unit Head looks at all the
>>>>>>>>> evaluations
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> and the reports/projects submitted.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Lynsay Hardiman is the Electives coordinator at the
>>>>>>>>> Undergraduate
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Medical Education office at Dalhousie.  She does most of the
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> administrative work, ensuring that students submit their
>>>>>> >>>>> proposals and
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> evaluations in time.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  There is an Elective Rep each for MED-1 and MED-2.  He/she
will
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> communicate any concerns to the Unit Head during the
>>>>>>>>> Elective.  The
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> students do an evaluation at the end.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Elective is the only unit in the curriculum where there is
no formal
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> examination at the end.  The students get a PASS or FAIL
>>>>>>>>> based on the
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> assessment by their preceptor.  Currently, the final
>>>>>>>>> evaluation
>>>>>> >>>>> consists
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> mainly of assessing attitudes and professional behaviours.
>>>>>> >>>>> It has been
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> kept like this since students go to such diverse areas to do
their
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Electives that assessing knowledge, clinical skills, etc
>>>>>> >>>>> would be very
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> difficult and in some cases impossible.  As we develop new
>>>>>> >>>>> objectives,
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> we can certainly aim for the attributes of Professional,
Life-Long
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Learner and Community Contributor.  The fourth component
>>>>>>>>> i.e. Skilled
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Clinician may not be directly applicable to the Electives.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  In my experience, the greatest strength of the Electives
>>>>>>>>> Unit is the
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> flexibility it provides to the students in not only choosing
the area
>> > of
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> interest but also how they plan and conduct their learning.
>>>>>> >>>>> The latter
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> is, of course, expected to be under the guidance of their
>>>>>>>>> preceptors.
>> > I
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> have tried to insist that there should be an element of
>>>>>> >>>>> scholarship to
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> the Elective.  You may be surprised to know that the
academic
>>>>>> >>>>> output of
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> the Electives is substantial, with several presentations and
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> publications coming out of the student's work.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  The biggest anxiety that the students have is not being
able
>>>>>> >>>>> to find a
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> preceptor in time.  To this end, the Dean should direct the
>>>>>> >>>>> faculty to
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> get more involved.  I have mentioned this to Dr. Delva.  I
do
>>>>>> >>>>> send out
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> notices to all faculty well in advance asking them about
their
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> availability and encouraging them to participate.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  As we brainstorm the Electives, we need to look at
>>>>>>>>> revisiting the
>>>>>> >>>>> issue
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> in the following three broad areas.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  (1). How do we modify the current objectives of the
>>>>>> >>>>> Electives to bring
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> them in line with the new overarching objectives of the
>>>>>>>>> curriculum.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Should the objectives be different for Clinical versus
Research
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Electives?
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  (2). How can we improve on the evaluation methods to ensure
that the
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> students do fulfil the objectives of the Elective.  Should
>>>>>>>>> there be a
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> separate evaluation tools for the first year (less
>>>>>> >>>>> experienced) versus
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> the second year students (more experienced)?
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  (2). How will the Electives be applied to the off-site
>>>>>> >>>>> students in St.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> John campus?  (There will be a paucity of preceptors in the
basic
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> sciences at that site.)
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Should the MED-1 Clinical Elective more of an observership?
>>>>>> >>>>> Will the
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> system based curriculum have any impact on the Elective
>>>>>>>>> experience of
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> students?  There could be more areas to look at.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  We should look at how our team and the process will work.
>>>>>> >>>>> Do we need
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> to meet as a group regularly or can we do most things by
>>>>>>>>> e-mail? When
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Chris and Todd from St. John are in Halifax next, we can try
to get
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> together. George had suggested Susan Love as the lead
>>>>>>>>> individual to
>>>>>> >>>>> work
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> on the new objectives and evaluation of Electives.  This
would be
>>>>>> >>>>> great.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Susan has considerable experience in these areas.  We will
>>>>>>>>> all assist
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> her in the process.  Dr. Wade Watson has also been suggested
as a
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> resource expert. Dave Carver (Med II) and Dorothy Thomas
>>>>>>>>> (Med I) are
>>>>>> >>>>> the
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> students on our team and their input would be invaluable.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Finally, it is important to remember that first year
medical
>>>>>> >>>>> students
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> come from diverse educational backgrounds.  Many have no
>>>>>>>>> knowledge of
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> science at all.  Others may have a PhD in biomedical
>>>>>>>>> sciences.  This
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> fact must be kept in mind when developing any type of
>>>>>>>>> objectives.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  The next meeting of the team leaders with the Dean is in
early
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> February. I am going to be away for the first three weeks in
March.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> Hopefully, we would have put our thoughts and
>>>>>>>>> recommendations
>>>>>> >>>>> together
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> before that.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  With best personal regards.
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Mohsin
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  12, January 2010
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  (Please acknowledge receiving this email to everyone in the
group so
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>> that we know your contact information is correct)
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>> >>>>> 
>>>>>> 
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>> >>>>> ---------------------------------
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Dr. Mohsin Rashid MBBS, MEd, FRCP(C)
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Division of Gastroenterology & Nutrition
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Dalhousie University
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Director, Paediatric Clerkship Program
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Unit Head, MED-1&2 Electives
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Mailing address:
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  IWK Health Centre
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  5850/5980 University Avenue
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  P.O. Box 9700
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Halifax, Nova Scotia
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Canada B3K 6R8
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  PH: (902) 470-8746
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  FAX: (902) 470-7249
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>  Email:  [log in to unmask]
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>>>> >>>>> >>>
>>>>>>> >>>> >>
>>>>>>> >>>> >>
>>>>>>> >>>> >>
>>>>> >>> >
>>>>> >>> >
>>>>> >>> >
>>> >>
>>> >>
>> >
>> >
> 
> 
> 
> Grace Paterson, PhD
> Assistant Professor, Health Informatics and Medical Education,
> Medical Informatics, Room 2L-C2 Tupper Building, Dalhousie University,
> Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4H7
> Tel: 902-494-1764 Fax: 902-494-1642
> http://informatics.medicine.dal.ca
> 
> 

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