The BC Children's Hospital Research Institute is located at 938 West 28th Ave in Vancouver on the BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital campus, Entrance 18. Watch for Entrance 17 as 18 is poorly marked. Signage on the front of the building reads: BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, Chan Centre for Family Health Education. Map
Pay parking is in effect. See the map above.
November 17: Arriving mid-morning for GPO Case Study and finding parking will be challenging and frustrating. We recommend taking transit.
November 18: There will be numerous parking options for those arriving early in the morning for Family Practice Oncology CME Day.
The closest Skytrain station is King Edward on the Canada Line. The hospital is a 15 minute walk from there. A free shuttle to the hospital is available every 15 minutes on November 17.
Check-in on November 17, GPO Case Study Day, opens at 10:30 a.m. in the main lobby of the Research Institute. Pick-up your boxed lunch and relax on the main level until 11:00 a.m. when you can head on up to Room 3113. The event begins at 11:20 a.m. You can also check in then for our November 18 Family Practice Oncology CME Day.
Check-in on November 18, Family Practice Oncology CME Day, opens at 7:30 a.m. in the main lobby of the Research Institute. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m. Come early to enjoy the refreshments and network with colleagues.
A blank credit certificate for each event you registered for will be included with your delegate package. Both events are certified by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development:
November 17 GPO Case Study Day: 4.5 Mainpro+ credits
November 18 Family Practice Oncology CME Day:
6.5 Mainpro+ credits
Wi-Fi access is available at the event via the UBC Visitor Network. Once on the Network you will need to Agree to the terms and use your email address as the password.
We will post all Nov 17 presentations (for which we have permission) the week following the event.
We will post all Nov 18 presentations and hand-out materials (for which we have permission) on November 15, www.fpon.ca (or as soon as received thereafter). No hard copies will be available at the event.
An evaluation form – an accreditation requirement – will be included in your delegate package for each event you are registered for. Staff will collect these forms as you exit. Your feedback is most appreciated and will have a significant impact as we plan next year’s events. Please take a few minutes to submit your comments.
Please note as well that we will have a photographer at the event hoping to catch a good shot or two for our promotional materials. If you’d rather your photo not be taken or used for such purposes, kindly let us know in advance and upon arrival. Otherwise, attendance implies consent that photographs can be used in electronic and/or print publicity.
Also, we would like to share news with you on upcoming primary care oncology events in which you may interested and will use the email address you supplied during registration for this purpose only. If you would rather not receive such notices, just let Jennifer Wolfe know and we will ensure that you are not contacted going forward.
Just call or email Jennifer Wolfe, 604 219 9579.