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



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.




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



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.




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.


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