NEWS & UPDATES
OMSOC 2022 ASM - THAT'S A WRAP!
That's a wrap! Thank you to everyone who attended the OMSOC 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting on May 6, 2022. The portal will remain opened until April 2023. To access the portal, please log in and visit here.
THE COLONEL CARL & CHRISTINA WALKER AEROSPACE MEDICINE TRAVEL BURSARY
The Division of Occupational Medicine is pleased to offer up to 4 travel bursaries to support a University of Toronto medical student or resident to attend a conference or other educational or research experience relevant to the field of Aerospace Medicine.
Eligibility requirement - University of Toronto medical student or resident
Deadline - September 9, 2022
Click here for more information.
OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE COURSE ON WORK, STRESS AND ACTIVITY
OMSOC member, Dr. Quentin Durand-Moreau, will be running a 6-weeks course in November on psychological risks.
The learning objectives are the following:
For more information, visit here - and click on "occupational medicine."
IN THE NEWS - OMSOC MEMBER, DR. QUENTIN DURAND-MOREAU!
CBC News: Alberta’s chief medical officer of health sorry causing ‘confusion, fear or anger’ on COVID-19.
WELCOME TO THE NEW OMSOC WEBSITE!
Welcome to the new OMSOC website where you can access the benefits of membership and stayed informed about upcoming conferences, initiatives and much more.
If you haven't already, please take a moment to update your personal member profile.
UGME OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE CORE COMPETENCIES
These UGME Core Competencies were developed by the Undergraduate Medical Education Committee of the Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada (OMSOC). The physicians on this committee are from 8 Canadian Universities and are all involved in medical students’ education in occupational Medicine in their respective faculties. The residency program directors of the three specialty programs in Canada were also members of the committee. The Core Competencies were reviewed by the Ontario WSIB Workplace Champions Program. The program consists of an Occupational Medicine Faculty Lead from each of the six Ontario medical schools. The Competencies are also supported by OEMAC and the OMA section on Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
OMSOC SUPPORTS TELE-MENTORING PROJECT ON OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Dr. Tom Lawley adviser to the Steering Committee, Dr Anil Adisesh Project lead together with Dr. Andrea Furlan of the Institute of Work and Health. Monthly news and research findings from the Institute for Work & Health.
COVID-19 AND THE HEALTH CARE ESSENTIAL WORKERS WEBINAR
Speakers: Dr. Maureen Cividino, Dr. Sidney Siu and Dr. Alain Sotto
The Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine, the Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada and the Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada are pleased to present the following webinar.
Attendees will learn:
OMSOC is Canada’s only medical society devoted to the specialty practice of occupational medicine. OMSOC brings together occupational medicine specialists and physicians from other specialties with an interest in occupational medicine to advise on health policy, encourage discussion and collaboration amongst stakeholders with whom OMSOC’s members interact, including physicians, employers, labour groups, and other allied health professionals, and to advance the specialty practice of occupational medicine through conferences and the training of future occupational medicine specialists.
The Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada is the recognized National Specialty Society for Occupational Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada