Chapter News: June 2021
Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP)
The 10th Annual Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference (PEIP) – October 2021
Celebrate 10 years of getting practical for better practice from October 22 to 23, 2021. The ACFP and PEER are excited to bring you another year of the latest information in medicine that is focused, concise, and relevant to primary care.
This event is free of industry bias and provides clinical bottom lines that you can take into your practice immediately!
To learn more about PEIP and what 2021 has in store for you, visit the ACFP website.
British Columbia College of Family Physicians (BCCFP)
The BCCFP announces its annual award recipientsOn May 19th we celebrated BC Family Doctor Day and honoured the recipients of the 2021 BCCFP awards. We received a record number of nominations for our awards this year: nearly 400 in total! Nominators told us stories of kindness, professionalism, support of colleagues and patients, ingenuity in clinical practice, and leadership in health care. With so many high-quality nominations, it was a real challenge to select the recipients. Read about the recipients.
Learn more about how we celebrated BC Family Doctor Day, including a special thank-you video with messages from some very familiar faces!
Quebec College of Family Physicians (QCFP)
Your QCFP in actionThe Board of Directors, the Executive Director, and the President (Dr. Caroline Laberge), are pleased to provide this overview of the QCFP’s noteworthy activities for 2020. Happy reading!
Practice Assessment Activities (PAAs)Please take a few minutes to explore our new tools for studies using explicit criteria! They are eligible for required PAA hours, in accordance with the Collège des médecins du Québec’s Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for physicians.
The QCFP in the mediaQCFP President Dr. Caroline Laberge was interviewed for an article in Profession Santé about Choosing Wisely Quebec, the reins of which have been taken up by the QCFP.
Another article in Profession Santé tells us about a community of practice for physicians in residential and long-term care centres (CHSLDs) that the QCFP established in Quebec in the wake of COVID-19.
JUMO, the QCFP’s online mentorship platform, is the subject of a blog from the team at Élo Mentorat! Read the interview with our co-ordinator, Geneviève Bolduc, to learn more about this program.