Monday, 18 January 2016

Cardiac Staff Matters 18/01/16

1. Dr. Karen Chu, cardiology resident, has had an abstract accepted and is one of 6 finalists from across Canada who will be presenting at the Arrhythmia Update Plus 2016 later this month in Whistler, B.C. Her case is, titled "An Unusual Presentation of Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia," was supervised by Dr. Colette Seifer. Congratulations and good luck, Dr. Chu!

2. Congratulations to Belinda Landry, who is the new continuing education instructor for the ICCS (Intensive Care Cardiac Surgery, SBH)! She accepted a term position that ends July 2016.
3. There are 9 students from Winnipeg who are enrolled in the Stenberg College (Surrey, BC) program for Cardiology Technology. They will be back this spring to begin their 12 week practicums at WRHA sites.

4. Need a little lift mid-way through this dreary Winnipeg winter? Celebrate Heart Month by coming to the Cardiac Sciences Staff Social for some warmth and good cheer! See attached for details. It promises to be a night of fun and entertainment, with dancing and prizes! Tickets are on sale now; for more information, call Lesli at 258-1089.

5. See attached for an update on Accreditation 2016, which is fast approaching! The accreditation surveyors will be coming to survey all of WRHA April 17 – 22.

6. On the lighter side:

A consultation letter:
Dear Doctor, I am apparently referring this man to you! Unfortunately I can't find any records in the notes as to why, but I'm sure you will find out. Yours sincerely with kind regards.