CPD Committee


To plan continuing professional development opportunities for palliative medicine. This includes overseeing the annual Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine conference, planning the Master Class at the International Congress on Palliative Care in Montreal every second year, and as resources permit, planning webinars and presentations at appropriate conferences.


  1. Oversee the ALPM Conference planning to ensure an appropriate budget while maintaining a high level of advanced education in Palliative Medicine for our members. The Conference planning subcommittee will be responsible for planning the overall details of the ALPM and will report back to the CPD Committee.
  2. Plan the Clinical Master Class of the International Congress on Palliative Care in Montreal, held every two years. This involves working with the Congress planning committee to develop the theme and potential speakers and budgetary considerations.
  3. Develop and plan webinars or other conference presentations related to palliative medicine as determined by the CSPCP Board of Directors.
  4. Develop and maintain a list of additional educational resources for professional development in palliative care on the CSPCP member website.

Committee Members
Lawrence Lee, Chair
Anna Voeuk, Past Chair
CSPCP members will be added if/when required as indicated In the Terms of Reference.

Terms of Reference

Note: The Conference Committee is a subcommittee of the CPD Committee