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Shalloway Family Practice Network (FPN) Fall Retreat and Conference – September 20-22, 2019 (Eastport)

SAVE THE DATE!

Announcing the first annual Shalloway Family Practice Network (FPN) Fall Retreat and Conference, to be held on the first weekend of Fall, September 20-22, 2019 in Eastport, NL. This kickoff event for Shalloway FPN will be a fun-filled weekend with opportunities for you to relax, unwind, participate in some continuing medical education and most importantly — network with your colleagues! A full program and online registration details will follow soon, but for now we kindly ask that you consider attending and “save the date” as we hope to see as many of you there as possible! In the meantime, click here for a few important details we’d like to share with you!

 


Meet our Family Practice Network Executive Directors…

Gary Kelly officially began his role as Executive Director for the Long Range FPN on October 15, 2018. Gary has more than 20 years’ experience working with physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador, Atlantic Canada and internationally, during which he developed a deep understanding of the complexities of primary health care and the unique challenges facing family physicians today. He has directed and managed comprehensive healthcare programs with the primary goals of helping physicians improve access to services and improving communication with specialists and patients. Physicians in the Long Range FPN area (western Newfoundland) can reach Gary at (709) 660-0100 or gary@longrangefpn.com.


Monica Bull started her new role with the Shalloway FPN on January 9, 2019. A Registered Social Worker, Monica has provided leadership and expertise to numerous provincial initiatives, national initiatives and committees, while working in various capacities in health care for over 25 years in NL and Ontario. She brings a unique perspective to the FPN, having been based at the Eastport Community Health Centre, where she observed first-hand some of the unique challenges and opportunities that exist within rural primary care delivery. Physicians in the Shalloway FPN area (central Newfoundland) can reach Monica at (709) 571-1193 or monica@shallowayfpn.com.


Adam Wylie took on his new role with the Endeavor FPN on January 7, 2019. Adam comes to Endeavor from British Columbia, where he worked to deliver strong primary care, while improving the coordination of service delivery between health care organizations and many non-profit and government organizations. Working with the Practice Support Program (PSP), a provincial organization supported by the General Practice Services Committee in BC, he helped physicians improve practice design and prepare for Team-Based Care, while improving coordination of organizational support for physicians in their communities. He has a Master’s degree in Social Work from UBC’s Okanagan campus. Physicians in the Endeavor FPN area (St. John’s and area) can reach Adam at (709) 764-7546 or adam@endeavorfpn.com.