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The 161st Annual Meeting of the Medical Society of Prince Edward Island took place on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Delta Prince Edward Convention Centre. Close to 70 attendees were present.
It included the installation of Dr. Scott Campbell, Family Physician in Montague, as President for the 2016-17 year, and election of Dr. Larry Pan, Radiation Oncologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, as President-elect.
Outgoing president, Dr. Jill Cunniffe, Hospitalist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, assumes the role of Chair of the Board of Directors for 2016-17.
Dr. Greg German, Medical Microbiologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, was also elected to the Board of Directors for a one-year term as Treasurer.
Dr. Wassim Salamoun, ENT Specialist, and Dr. Heather Austin, Family Physician, both from Summerside, were elected for a three-year term to the Board of Directors. They join Drs. Kris Saunders, Kiley O'Neill and Melanie McQuaid, who are currently serving three-year terms.
An Honorary Life Membership to the Canadian Medical Association was bestowed upon Dr. Cyril Moyse by CMA President, Dr. Cindy Forbes.
The agenda included an address by the Hon. Robert Henderson, Minister of Health and Wellness; greetings from CMA President Dr. Cindy Forbes; and a keynote address by Dr. Jeff Blackmer, Vice President, Medical Professionalism, CMA.
MSPEI Members also took time to celebrate Dr. Richard Wedge's service to the physicians of PEI during his time as Medical Director and most recently CEO of Health PEI.