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REF NO.: 274

SUBJECT: Media conference on

DATE: June 1

Note to editors:

Members of the media are invited to attend a news conference at the Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at 10 a.m. The conference will focus on the provincial and national successes of, a Newfoundland and Labrador-based Web site, developed by Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine, that offers a broad range of online, accredited courses for Canadian physicians.

MemorialUniversity’s Office of Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, will host the press conference. Participants include:

  • Elizabeth Marshall, minister of Health and Community Services, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Dr. James Rourke, dean, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Dr. Sharon Peters, vice-dean, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Dr. Susan King, president, Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association
  • Josee Ann Maurais, associate director, medical communications, Pfizer Canada
  • Fran Kirby, manager, Office of Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Time: Wednesday, June 2, 2004 10 a.m.

Place: Main Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine

Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland

(Reception to follow in medical school foyer)

Parking in Area 27 – $2 entry fee. Metered parking is also available.

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For more information, contact:

Caron Hawco

Phone: (709) 738-5262


Fran Kirby

Phone: (709) 777-6653


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