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50% Discount on LEAP Online from Pallium

Canada is extending an offer for CSPCP members to share with their teams and colleagues who could benefit from learning about the palliative care approach.

For a limited time (while quantities last), registrants can obtain a 50% discount on LEAP Online.*

To access the discount:

  1. Choose a LEAP Online upcoming session that works for you: www.pallium.ca/course/leap-online/#upcoming-sessions
  2. Follow the prompts to enroll in a session. If you do not see an ENROLL NOW button on the page, be sure to reach out to support@pallium.ca to request to enroll in the session.
  3. Once you click on ENROLL NOW, you’ll need to create a Pallium Central account (or login if you already have one).
  4. In ‘Payment options’ enter discount code 50OFFCSPCP and click the Submit button. Complete the transaction by clicking Pay with your credit card.


*LEAP Online is a facilitated online learning program that provides health care professionals with the essential skills and competencies of the palliative care approach. LEAP Online includes 16 online modules completed at your own pace and 6 hours of webinars led by LEAP facilitators who are experienced palliative care clinicians and educators. LEAP Online is double accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 24 Mainpro+ credits and by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for up to 12.0 hours. You can learn more about LEAP Online here: www.pallium.ca/course/leap-online

Participate in the Canadian Palliative Care Exchange


Health care professionals are invited to participate in the Canadian Palliative Care (CPC) Exchange (http://www.cpcexchange.ca). New, interesting topics are added every week.

Join now at: http://www.cpcexchange.ca to:

• Ask questions
• Share your experiences
• Teach and learn with colleagues from across Canada

The CSPCP and Pallium launched The Canadian Palliative Care Exchange in July 2020, with support from the Canadian Medical Association, Scotiabank, and MD Financial Management. It is a professional learning site, moderated by members of the CSPCP, and open to all health care professionals including physicians, nurses, social workers, and pharmacists.

WINNER – UNDERGRADUATE NARRATIVE AWARD

Congratulations to Queen’s University student Zoe Lau, winner of the 2018 Undergraduate Narrative Award for Palliative Medicine. We have invited Ms. Lau to personally share her narrative at the 2019 Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference in Calgary (May 23 – 25, 2019). She will also receive a cash prize of $500, generously sponsored by Pallium Canada. We have also encouraged her to submit her narrative for potential publication.

Each year the award is granted in honour of a palliative care physician who has shown an enduring commitment to the integration of the arts and humanities into the practice of palliative medicine. This year’s honouree is Dr. Lyle Galloway from the University of Calgary.

Thank you to all entrants and to the 2018 judging committee: Margaret Cottle (CSPCP Undergraduate Education Committee), Lyle Galloway (Honoree, U. of Calgary), Carol-Ann Courneya (Advisor), Cori Schroder (CSPCP Awards Committee), and Barbara Sibbald (CMAJ).

For detailed information about this award, see the Awards Page on this web site.

Winner – Undergraduate Narrative Award

Congratulations to Queen’s University student Calvin Santiago, winner of the 2017 Undergraduate Narrative Award for Palliative Medicine. David D’Arienzo (McGill) and Karen Ngo (McMaster) received honourable mention. We have invited Mr. Santiago to personally share his narrative at the 2018 Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference in Toronto (May 31 – June 2, 2018). He will also receive a cash prize of $500, generously sponsored by Pallium Canada. We will encourage these students to submit their narratives for potential publication. We will post them as soon as we are able.

Each year the award also recognizes a palliative care physician who has shown an enduring commitment to the integration of the arts and humanities into the practice of palliative medicine. This year’s honouree is Dr. Jean-Marc Bigonnesse from the University of Sherbrooke.

Dr. Jean-Marc Bigonnesse’s profile Read More

Thank you to all entrants and to the 2017 judging committee: Margaret Cottle (CSPCP Undergraduate Education Committee), Jean-Marc Bigonnesse (Honoree, U. of Sherbrooke), Carol-Ann Courneya (Advisor), Paul Daeninck (CSPCP Awards Committee), and Barbara Sibbald (CMAJ).

For detailed information about this award, see the Awards Page on this web site.