Family Physicians Challenge the Federal Government to Play a Greater Role in Health Care

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The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) released a report card today entitled “The Role of the Federal Government in Health Care.” This report card rates the federal government’s involvement across five areas, including supporting care for the most vulnerable, setting a national health strategy, and developing and implementing national programs such as home […]

Food, People, and Education Converge in SIFP Opportunities

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The CFPC’s Section of Special Interests or Focused Practices (SIFP) has several exciting opportunities for you at FMF! Great food, great conversation If you are interested in any of the topics below, come on out to an informal networking breakfast to discuss what you are doing in your practice, share a new technique or seek […]

Celebrating the Arts in the Physician’s Life: Feel the power of story!

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Thursday, November 7th 3:15–5:30 pm, Humanities Theatre Dr Divinsky knew that we all have a story to tell, and that sharing stories could heal and connect us. She recognized narrative medicine’s potential to counter physician burnout, nurture empathy, and support patient-centred care. In turn, the AMS-Mimi Divinsky Awards for History and Narrative in Family Medicine […]

Celebrating the Arts in the Physician’s Life Humanities Theatre – Now Playing!

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On Thursday the curtain goes up on three days of inspiring and refreshing events in FMF’s Humanities Theatre. These sessions explore the interaction between the arts and healing—our patients’ and our own. They offer creative and practical techniques that busy family medicine physicians and teachers can incorporate right away. The show opens in the morning […]

Safeguarding Patient Privacy

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Don’t miss an opportunity to learn best practices for safeguarding patient privacy in primary care and research from BC Privacy Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, and Alberta Privacy Commissioner, Jill Clayton. Privacy compliance learning tools will also be distributed. Privacy by Design and Getting Accountability Right for Your Primary Care Practice and Research Thursday, November 7th, West […]

Major Award Winners

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Congratulations to all honours and awards recipients! For more information on the awards and recipients, please visit http://www.cfpc.ca/major_awards/. The Calvin L. Gutkin Family Medicine Ambassador Award This award is named in honour of Dr Cal Gutkin, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the CFPC from 1996 to 2012. This is a new award for 2013, […]

FMF Delegates: “Show Your Badge” for Exclusive Deals!

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Hosted by Tourism Vancouver, the “Show your Badge” program allows delegates to enjoy discounted rates at a number of attractions. From bus tours, to art galleries, to fine dining, you’re sure to find something that suits your taste. View the full list of participating attractions, shops, spas, and restaurants, and remember to show your badge! For […]