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 […]

Dr Jennifer Hall

Stay up to date with the State of the College Address

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Join Dr Jennifer Hall, President of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), for the annual State of the College Address on Friday morning, November 11th, following the Keynote Address. Dr Hall will recap a year of successful changes and initiatives at the CFPC, including the implementation of a new structure for the Board […]

Six things not to miss on Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day

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Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day, on Wednesday, November 9th, is packed with illuminating research presentations, faculty development sessions, and great opportunities to network with colleagues. Here are six highlights from the day, which is hosted by the CFPC’s Section of Teachers (SOT) and Section of Researchers, that you won’t want to miss: […]

Keynote Speakers FMF 2016

Three inspiring keynote presentations at FMF 2016

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This year our exciting keynote speakers are an Olympic athlete and coach duo, the federal Minister of Health, and a renowned palliative care expert. All will deliver thought-provoking, timely speeches with ideas you will take back to your practices. On Wednesday, Olympic gold medallist Mark Tewksbury and Olympic champion coach Debbie Muir present the inaugural […]