Monday, 24 February 2014

Cardiac Staff Matters 24/02/14

Welcome to Cardiac Staff Matters (formerly messages of the week)! This is a weekly publication of updates, information, points to ponder, and things that are significant to the Program. The aim is to pass these points on during huddles, in conversations, and by posting in clinical areas to ensure widest dissemination.

1. You are invited to a celebration marking the 10th anniversary of the creation of the WRHA Cardiac Sciences Program with a special dedication honouring the contributions of the late Dr. Morley Cohen Pioneer in open heart surgery. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 26 at 12:30 p.m. on the Mezzanine of the I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute. There will be a plaque unveiling and an exhibit featuring the history of cardiac surgery in Manitoba.

2. Honouring the retirement of Joyce Thomas, the Program will be hosting a coffee party on February 28th, 2014 on the mezzanine of the I.H. Asper Clinical Research Institute from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. You are welcome and encouraged to drop by.

3. All members of the Program distinguished themselves through outstanding professionalism, dedication, and teamwork during the OR shutdown issues over the past few weeks. Thank you for your effort and focus on patients in weathering the storm. 4. Save the date: May 14, 2014 from 7 – 8:30 am for a special Cardiac Sciences Presentation and event. 5. Congratulations to Dr. Rakesh Arora for being appointed as the Provincial Chair of the Manitoba Committee on Trauma, Manitoba ATLS.

If you have any points that you want to pass to the rest of the Program and/or have feedback, please contact Paul Joudrey or 204.237.2743