Check out what’s happening across the country.
Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP)
The ACFP’s Clinical Connections ConferenceThis series of webinars offer a variety of sessions that include, but are not limited to, new approaches to care, clinical guidelines, and opportunities to provide feedback and inform the decision making.
- January 7, 2021: Empowering Care: Child Mental Health Issues in Your Community
- February 4, 2021: Team Based Management of Back Pain
The ACFP Family Medicine Summit goes virtual!Mark your calendar! The ACFP’s Annual Family Medicine Summit is going virtual March 5-7, 2021. We look forward to providing you the practical continuing medical education you have grown to love and expect from us, in a new accessible format!
The ACFP’s Heart of Family Medicine—Shannon’s StoryThe ACFP shares its first Heart of Family Medicine patient video: Shannon’s Story. See and hear the impact of having a family physician has had on Shannon’s quality of life.
Calling all nominations!The ACFP’s 2021 Awards and Recognition Nominations is now open! It’s time to celebrate the incredible physicians, students, residents, and clinics who demonstrate what “Excellence in Family Practice” truly means. Nominate a colleague today!
Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP)
Family Medicine Summit, January 30 to February 27, 2021.New format, new name, same high-quality learning you've come to expect from the OCFP.
Our leading family medicine conference (formerly known as the Annual Scientific Assembly) has a new and innovative format to go along with its brand new name.
With dynamic content and flexible registration options, the Family Medicine Summit includes live-stream days, panel discussions, and pre-recorded sessions. You’ll have more opportunities than ever to get the knowledge and tools you need for today’s changing environment.
Visit the FMS 2021 website regularly for details about registration, sessions, and the agenda as they are updated.
COVID-19 Community of PracticeJoin hundreds of colleagues to share and learn new ways of working during the pandemic. Covering topics that range from flu, in-person and virtual visits, and PPE, to mental health, fatigue, and vulnerable populations—hear news and views from colleagues and expert panelists in every regular session. The COVID-19 Community of Practice is a joint initiative from the OCFP and the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Go to the website for information, access recordings of past sessions, and register for upcoming sessions.
British Columbia College of Family Physicians (BCCFP)
New beginnings, and reflections on 2019/2020We are pleased to announce Dr. Marjorie Docherty as the new President of the BCCFP. We thank outgoing President Dr. Jeanette Boyd for her outstanding leadership. Dr. Serena Verma and Dr. Vincent Wong join us as new Board Directors, and Dr. Sean Wachtel was re-elected. Read more about the 2020/2021 Board.
The BCCFP Annual General Meeting took place on October 9th. We reflect on this past year in our 2019/2020 BCCFP Annual Report with our ongoing theme “My Family Doctor Cares.” It has been an extraordinary year for family medicine and for the BCCFP. We hope that you enjoy reading about the work of your colleagues around the province.