Chapter News: October 2021
Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP)
Edmonton, Alberta | October 22–23, 2021
The ACFP and PEER (Patients Experience Evidence Research) are excited to bring you another year of the latest information in primary care that is concise, relevant to family medicine, and free of industry bias.
Don’t miss out—register today!
Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians (NSCFP)
The Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians will be hosting this year's Family Medicine Conference on Friday, October 22, 2021. This is a live online learning opportunity. Register now or visit www.nscfp.ca/fmc for more information.
Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP)
Connect with your colleagues and celebrate our profession. Hosted this year during FMF 2021, the 2021 OCFP Awards ceremony will take place virtually, November 10, 2021, 5 to 6 p.m. (ET). Email us to learn more.
Quebec College of Family Physicians (CQMF)
For the judicious use of tests and treatments
COVID-19 infections and deaths in CHSLDs: What are the contributing factors?
The CQMF invites you to watch a webinar presented in September by Dr. Sophie Zhang, co-president of the community of practice for physicians in residential and long-term care centres (CHSLDs). In this webinar, Dr. Zhang will report on the institutional factors associated with outbreak size and mortality levels in CHSLDs during the first wave of COVID-19. She will also talk about solutions!
In the media
Our president, Dr. Caroline Laberge, discusses the concept of “choosing wisely” in the article “Des professionnels de la santé cherchent à allier santé du patient et environnement” published by The Canadian Press. It’s a must-read!