Business and Professional Growth Forum

April 16, 2013
Apr. 16, Simcoe, Ont. – Canadian Chiropractor (CC) invites DCs and chiropractic students to its Business and Professional Growth Forum to be held at McMaster University’s “McMaster Innovation Park” (MIP) in Hamilton on June 22, 2013.

Canadian Chiropractor is a completely Canadian owned and managed magazine, serving DCs and chiropractic students across the country. Through print and digital media, CC provides members of the profession with news; informative articles on a number of topics that impact DCs in their practice; event listings; classified ads; product and service information; and more, all from a uniquely Canadian perspective that is relevant to practitioners in all provinces.

CC has now partnered with MIP, McMaster University’s hub for research and innovation in, among other areas, health care and business, to offer DCs and chiropractic students a continued education event aimed at exploring sound business practices that will highlight their clinical skills – and/or expand their clinical toolbox – and facilitate greater access to their services within their communities.

Learners will hear from seasoned colleagues who have met with success in their profession and are willing to share tips and ideas. In order to accommodate varying learning styles, concepts will be delivered through a combination of podium presentations, with visual components, and an interactive teaching model.

Please see the full program below. Six structured CEUs are available for attending this event.

Registration is $85 – an early bird rate of $65 is available until June 1- and includes lunch and parking.

To learn more about this event, including program information and speaker bios, or to register for this event, please contact Jarah Stefek at 1-888-599-2228, ext 219, or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Canadian Chiropractor Business and Professional Growth Forum Program


9:30 a.m. – Registration

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Building systems into your practice - generating growth, referrals and…mini-retirement - - - -Dr.  Anthony Lombardi, DC.

A frank discussion of how to choose and integrate efficient systems into your practice; why this is important and how it can generate growth and referrals; as well as how integrating systems can help you work less while growing more.


11:00 a.m. – 11:10a.m. – Refreshment Break


11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. - Increase your Community IQ- - - -Dr. David Leprich, DC

Dr. Leprich will conduct an interactive forum to help you discover ways to expand your practice by expanding your comfort zone. He will show you how to establish a system to contact and connect with business and industry in your community and how to build your future by building long term relationships.


12:10 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch provided


1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. - Discover, Deliver and untap your greatest Resource: YOU- - - - Dr. Jody Anderson, DC.

In this interactive session, Dr. Anderson seeks to unlock practitioners' unlimited potential by leveraging what he refers to as everyone's own unique "Tacit Knowledge." Focused on developing concepts around "Performance" as a field of study, Dr. Anderson will demonstrate how "tacit knowledge" is constantly at play in our clinic lives and well beyond.  He also offers gripping discussion that identifies techniques, technologies and theories that often limit and stagnate the healthcare professional.


2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break


3:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. - Examining the current chiropractic business model - - - - Dr. Connie D’Astolfo, DC, MSc, PhD(cand) and Ed Mancinelli

Business lawyer, Ed Mancinelli joins Dr. Connie D’Astolfo in this overview of the current chiropractic business model; its strengths but also its challenges and limitations. These team will also discuss change management and innovation strategies related to healthcare and innovative models to consider.


3:55 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Closing remarks




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