Highlights from FMF 2016

Posted · Add Comment

A look back into the highlights of FMF 2016. Over 1200 engaged attendees were welcomed on Wednesday and 2500 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. FMF was host to over 200 incredible exhibitors and offered more than 420 inspiring sessions. Networking events were held to reconnect with colleagues and form new relationships while over 300 physicians […]

Thank you for contributing to FMF 2016

Posted · Add Comment

Dr Pierre-Paul Tellier, Chair of the Family Medicine Forum Committee, offers his thanks to all who helped make FMF 2016 such an enriching and enjoyable conference. This year FMF included more than 400 sessions, 237 exhibitor booths, and several new events, including our inaugural Awards Gala. The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) gratefully […]

2016 Walk for the Docs FMF

Thank you to the 2016 Walk for the Docs participants

Posted · Add Comment

The rain did nothing to dampen the spirits of those participating in the Walk for the Docs of Tomorrow on Saturday, November 12th, at Family Medicine Forum in Vancouver. A strong crowd set out early in the morning with blue umbrellas in tow for the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)’s annual 5-kilometre walk […]

Dr Jennifer Hall State of the Union

Highlights from the State of the College Address

Posted · Add Comment

Dr Jennifer Hall summarized her year as 2015–2016 President of the College of Family Physicians (CFPC) in terms of advances in education, advocacy, and governance in the annual State of the College Address. The year included the launch of Mainpro+®, a major update to the Red Book, ongoing evaluation of the Triple C curriculum, and […]

Congratulations to the CFPC’s 2016 award recipients

Posted · Add Comment

Achievements in family medicine were celebrated at the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)’s inaugural Awards Gala on Friday, November 11th, at Family Medicine Forum in Vancouver. The elegant evening was an enjoyable and upbeat opportunity to acknowledge both the recipients and supporters of the many honours presented at the event. Please see the […]

FMF Awards Gala Highlights

See highlights from the FMF Awards Gala

Posted · Add Comment

The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s inaugural Awards Gala was an elegant affair on Friday, November 11th, at Family Medicine Forum in Vancouver. View a gallery of photos from the evening on Flickr.

2016 Family Physicians of the Year

Introducing the 2016 Family Physicians of the Year

Posted · Add Comment

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) recognized the 2016 Family Physicians of the Year (recipients of the Reg L. Perkin Award) as part of Family Medicine Forum’s inaugural Awards Gala on Friday, November 11th. Each year the CFPC honours 10 family physicians—one from each province—who provide exceptional care to patients, contribute to the […]

Medical Student Scholarship recipients FMF 2016

Congratulations to the CFPC’s 2016 Medical Student Scholarship recipients

Posted · Add Comment

Every year at Family Medicine Forum (FMF) the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) recognizes outstanding students who have demonstrated a commitment to a career in family medicine with Medical Student Scholarships of $10,000 each. Each of Canada’s 17 medical schools nominates one student in their second-last year of undergraduate study for these scholarships. […]

soapbox_vote

Dangerous Ideas Soapbox proves a tight race for most robust idea

Posted · Add Comment

The four Dangerous Ideas presented at the annual “soapbox” session generated energetic and thoughtful discussion at Family Medicine Forum on Thursday, November 10th. As audience members voted online to select the “most robust” idea, the numbers slid in favour from one presentation to another at the end of the session until voting finally closed. In […]

Dr José Pereira CFPC FMF 2016

Keynote: Why palliative care should be part of all family practices

Posted · 2 Comments

Dr José Pereira’s heartfelt keynote address at Family Medicine Forum on Friday, November 11th, highlighted the importance of having all family physicians include palliative care as part of their practices, for the benefit of their patients and themselves. In describing his own path to becoming a palliative care expert, Dr Pereira recounted an experience with […]