The first conference designated for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM in Jamaica
 
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Program Schedule
 
Get your Ticket (JA$4,500.00 or US$65.00) for the Saturday Night Conference Dinner & Dance Gala
Entertainment by The Bare Essentials Band
See Saturday's Schedule for detail
 
     
 

Times

Thursday

February 21, 2008

5:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

 

Site Visits

 

Group 1 - Kingston Area Health Facilities

 

Group 2 - Manchester Area Health Facilities

 

Group 3 - St. James Area Health Facilities

 

Group 4 - St Ann Area Health Facilities

 

Group 5 - Portland Area Health Facilities

 

2:30 p.m. -

3:30 p.m.

 

REGISTRATION

 

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Opening Ceremony

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ken Baugh,

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade

 

Moderator: Dr. Grace Allen Young

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Health

 

 

Thursday, February 21, 2008

First Scientific Session

 

Moderators

Prof. Archibald McDonald (JA)

       Dr. Tom Tilbury  (US)

  

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Disaster Planning to Mitigate the Effects of Natural and Man-made Disasters

 

Dr. Michael B. Belzer

Hennepin County Medical Center

University of Minnesota

 

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

 

Emergency Response to MN Bridge Collapse

 

Dr. Joe Clinton

 Hennepin County Medical Center

University of Minnesota

 

5:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

 

Panel Questions

5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 

BARRY WINT MEMORIAL LECTURE

 

Emerging Models for Primary Health Care in Jamaica

Dr. Sheila Campbell-Forrester

Chief Medical Officer, Jamaica

 

Introduced by Dr. Karen Lewis-Bell

Ministry of Health, Jamaica

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

DINNER

Pirate and Wrinches (Dinner and Entertainment hosted by the Hotel)