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CanMEDS workshop seeks input to describe roles of a family physician

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The CanMEDS-FM Review Working Group invites all teachers to an interactive Family Medicine Forum workshop on Friday, November 11th, to discuss what it means to be a family physician. Last year the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada launched the revised CanMEDS 2015 Physician Competency Framework. Now, the College of Family Physicians of […]

Six FMF sessions to be live-streamed for free on Friday

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If you can’t make it to Family Medicine Forum in Vancouver this year, you can still benefit from six sessions that will be available online for free via live-streaming on Friday, November 11th. As part of this special pilot project for FMF 2016, you can earn up to six Mainpro+® continuing professional development (CPD) credits. […]

New Resource for Family Physicians Working with Canadian Military Families

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(Vancouver, BC, November 9, 2016) Defence Minister, Harjit S. Sajjan, joined representatives of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Canadian Military and Veteran Families Leadership Circle today to release a new resource called Family Physicians Working with Military Families for health professionals to enhance awareness of health care issues specific to […]

Great Traits FMF 2016

Olympians deliver empowering keynote to kick off FMF 2016

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Mark Tewksbury and Debbie Muir set the tone for an exciting and positive Family Medicine Forum on Wednesday morning with their Keynote Address, titled “Great Traits, Winning Ways: Coaching and mentoring others for success.” Speaking before a packed ballroom at the Vancouver Convention Centre, the Olympic champion swimmer and his coach talked about how their […]

Big changes for the Research and Education Foundation

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The Research and Education Foundation (REF) has adopted a new name as part of its overall renewal effort: the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM). The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s Board of Directors has approved changes to the REF that includes its new name, mission, and vision, as well as a restructuring of […]

Distinguished Papers session highlights top 4 oral presentations

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The Distinguished Papers session on Wednesday, November 9th, salutes the top four oral presentations submitted for Wednesday’s Scientific Program, as rated by our expert panel of researchers. Take in these top-notch discussions in rooms 118–120 in the Vancouver Convention Centre: Ontario Data Support Starfield’s Theory on Practice Quality and Cost (14:00–14:15) Home-Based Primary Care for […]

2017 AMM

What’s in store at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Members

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Attend the Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) on Thursday, November 10th, for your opportunity to influence the future direction of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). This is your chance to: See the results of members’ approval in 2015 to move to a smaller, skills-based Board of 11 Directors Hear the annual report […]

CFPC mobile app

Use the CFPC Mobile App to set your schedule and report credits

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The CFPC Mobile App puts Family Medicine Forum program information at your fingertips. Available for free through BlackBerry World, Google Play, and the iTunes Store, the CFPC Mobile App allows you to browse sessions, report credits, download PDF handouts provided by speakers, fill our FMF session evaluations, and more. We recommend downloading the CFPC Mobile […]

College Square FMF 2016

Eleven reasons to visit College Square in 2016

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Don’t miss College Square, located in the Exhibit Hall. Here are 11 things you should be sure to do: Drop by the booth of the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM, formerly known as the Research and Education Foundation) to view our showcase of 2016 award recipients Visit the Mainpro+® lounge to learn all about […]

What to expect from Walk for the Docs 2016

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Watch this highlight reel from last year’s Walk for the Docs of Tomorrow in Toronto for a bit of inspiration as you prepare for our 12th annual walk in Vancouver. A fun way to connect with colleagues, this year’s walk takes place on Saturday, November 12th, from 7:00 am to 8:00 am. This 5K fundraising […]