From Classroom to Practice, FMF Takes You There!

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As Canada’s premier conference for family physicians, Family Medicine Forum has top-notch educational offerings to refine your skills and become more confident in your practice. There’s also an innovative exhibit hall and inspiring networking events to look forward to!

Ten Reasons to Come to FMF in November!

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Family Medicine Forum (FMF) is only 2 months away! Register now so you don’t miss out on these exciting highlights, continuing professional development opportunities, and events where you can connect with friends and colleagues. Advance your studies and practice with more than 300 focused and innovative sessions. Earn up to 23 Mainpro+® credits! Wednesday–Saturday Attend […]

Exciting new features in store for FMF in Vancouver!

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Get ready to be wowed! FMF planning is in full swing, and we can’t wait for you to experience all we have to offer this year: a brand new Awards Gala, more than 300 inspiring innovation sessions, motivating keynote speakers, new features in the Exhibit Hall, and more than 200 booths to explore!

Save the date for FMF 2016 in Vancouver!

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Vancouver is the place to be this fall as the site of Family Medicine Forum 2016! From November 9th–12th, join your colleagues for enriching opportunities to connect, learn, and grow with the College of Family Physicians of Canada. You know FMF offers top-notch continuing professional development sessions, inspiring keynote speakers, and awards celebrating the best […]

Keynote Speaker: Dr Borkan and the Use of the Narrative

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Dr Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD, a researcher, clinician, educator, agrees with Linda Goss that “storytelling is medicine for the spirit and healing for the soul.” He believes in the narrative–a spoken or written account of connected events–with doctors and patients to obtain differing points of view, and as a tool for professional identity formation for […]

Family Physicians in the 21st Century

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Why did I become a family physician? How can I provide health care for my patients without compromising that same opportunity for future generations? Why should my patients trust me with their health and safety? Do I understand my impact on the community? These are just some of the questions Sister Elizabeth M. Davis, BA, […]

Thank You to All Involved in FMF 2015

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Dr Pierre-Paul Tellier, Chair, Family Medicine Forum Committee, and Drs Andrew Arcand and Kim Bender, Ontario College of Family Physicians ASA Co-chairs, are pleased to say that FMF 2015 was a success! There were over 4200 registrants, 281 exhibit booths, and 237 Convocation participants. The specialized networking sessions provided beneficial opportunities to connect with colleagues, […]

Celebrating the Achievements of Our Colleagues

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Our colleagues’ accomplishments in family medicine further strengthen Canada’s health care system and ensure the highest quality of clinical care, teaching, research, and advocacy. Dr Jennifer Hall, President of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and Dr Francine Lemire, Executive Director and CEO of the College, will present the following awards at the Convocation […]

Thank You to Walk for the Docs Participants!

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Thank you, walkers, runners, and donors, for your participation in the Walk for the Docs of Tomorrow to support Canada’s medical students. The five-kilometre walk helped raise funds for the $10,000 medical student scholarships offered by the CFPC and the Research and Education Foundation every year to students at each of Canada’s medical schools. The […]

Don’t Just Do Something … Stand There!

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Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) estimates 3o per cent waste in unnecessary tests, treatments, and procedures. Many of these expenditures do not have value for patients. Choosing Wisely is an international campaign helping physicians and patients make smart and effective choices, thereby reducing resulting health care costs. Dr Wendy Levinson, Chair, CWC, and Dr Lynn Wilson, […]