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McGill Programs in Whole Person Care is excited to announce that the special Bicentennial edition of our fourth International Congress will be held virtually from 21 to 24 October, 2021.

Given the current global situation, we have chosen to move our event from an in-person conference to a virtual one. Join us from anywhere in the world, from the comfort of your home for an inspirational program and impactful networking opportunities. This year, the conference theme is Congruent Responses to a World in Crisis: Courage, Compassion, Community, and the Heart of the Healer.

Today, we live in a world full of unprecedented issues and crises, a world that is constantly changing and is very unpredictable. Difficult and scary as this can be, we must be prepared to see, listen, feel, and respond to the suffering of others and ourselves with respect, love, and understanding. When fear and uncertainty is coming to us from all sides, we feel called to offer solutions rooted in compassion, courage, and community.

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Join us for four days of interactive workshops, plenary lectures with exciting and provocative speakers, best-practice sharing and unparalleled international professional networking opportunities. On behalf of the Executive Committee, we would like to warmly invite you to participate in the 4th International Congress on Whole Person Care, and we look forward to virtually welcoming you in October.

This program meets the accreditation criteria as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been accredited by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University for up to 16.5 Section 1 credits/hours.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences for up to 16.5 Mainpro+ credits.

Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians are eligible to receive up to 16.5 prescribed credit hours for attendance at this meeting/event due to a reciprocal agreement with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

For 200 years, McGill University's Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences has been at the centre of health care education, research and patient care in Montreal. The founding of the McGill Programs in Whole Person Care in 1999 - co-founded by former Dean Abraham Fuks and Palliative Care pioneer Balfour Mount - was an important milestone in the history of the Faculty and influenced its mission of patient-centred care and training for health care professionals. Read more about our history and about our Bicentennial celebrations here

Don't miss your opportunity to participate in this inspirational and thought-provoking conference.

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