Journal Club

AIMGA is pleased to host a journal club for members who have completed their LMCC examinations and wish to maintain their clinical knowledge and skills through a weekly meeting with fellow members. The purpose of the journal club is to discuss articles in the current medical literature while providing opportunities for training in clinical decision making and for teaching/learning research methodology, clinical epidemiology and statistics. The club is also an excellent opportunity for an exchange of insights regarding clinical problems.

AIMGA is pleased to host the upcoming Research Lecture and Journal Club Series from November 2019 to March 2020.

Research lectures will be provided by Dr. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury on the first Friday of each month starting on Friday, November 1st.

Dr. Chowdhury is the Scholarship Director and Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Calgary. He also holds an joint appointment in the Department of Community Health Sciences. He is a Health Services Researcher with a focus on Chronic Disease Epidemiology. He trained and worked as a physician in Bangladesh.

Participants will be provided with assigned articles to review as part of the journal club. Participants must attend both the research lectures and journal club sessions.

The schedule is as follows:

Research Lectures – Dr. Turin Tanvir Chowdhury
Days: Fridays
Dates: November 1, December 6, January 3, February 7, March 6
Time: 3:00–4:30PM

Journal Club Sessions – AIMGA Moderator
Days: Saturdays
Time: 3:00–4:30pm
Dates: November 16, 23, 30 / December 14 / January 11, 18, 25 / February 15, 22, 29 / March 14, 21, 28

Seats are full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list for a future series, please email Shola at