FMF is….

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Family Medicine Forum is taking off! Join us October 30 to November 2, 2019, as we look to the future of family medicine in Canada. Boost your skills, expand your network, and take in the beauty of Vancouver. Here’s what you can expect from Canada’s top conference for family doctors!

Book your travel and hotel for FMF with special CFPC discounts

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As excitement builds for Family Medicine Forum in Vancouver, it’s a good time to start making your travel plans. We have secured discounted rates for attendees on flights, rail travel, and car rentals. We encourage you to book soon to get your preferred options. The College also has blocks of rooms reserved in numerous downtown […]

Last call for abstracts: Submit by April 5th

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The FMF Committee is eagerly awaiting abstract submissions for posters and free-standing papers. The deadline for these entries is April 5th at 11:59 p.m. (ET). Find additional instructions and submit your abstracts at www.eiseverywhere.com/eSites/350880/Login. We look forward to reviewing your submissions! And have you heard about the Dangerous Ideas/Innovations Soapbox? This fun tradition at FMF […]

Family Medicine Forum: In Your Words

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We asked College of Family Physicians of Canada staff to read your comments in this video. Comments like these make us proud to serve you. We strive to create opportunities to build you up, support you, and let you flourish. Thank you for joining us at FMF and for your unwavering dedication to family medicine. […]

Plan now for 2019 family medicine conferences

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  Here is a list of upcoming Chapter scientific assemblies and other family medicine conferences happening across Canada this year.* March Alberta College of Family Physicians March 1 to 3, 2019, Banff, Alberta April British Columbia College of Family Physicians April 5 to 6, 2019, Victoria, British Columbia Manitoba College of Family Physicians April 11 […]

Join us for FMF 2019 in Vancouver

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Be sure to mark your calendar: Family Medicine Forum (FMF) 2019 will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia, from October 30th through November 2nd. This is a bit earlier than usual, so we encourage you to get a jump on your planning. The call for abstracts for FMF 2019 will be announced in December and […]

Highlights from the 2018 Awards Gala

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The Beanfield Centre provided a stunning backdrop for the Awards Gala on Friday, November 16th, at Family Medicine Forum in Toronto, Ontario. Hosted by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM), the gala is our annual celebration of achievements in family medicine. View our gallery of photos from […]

Announcing the CFPC’s Board of Directors for 2018/19

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The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) welcomed its new President, President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer, and two Directors-at-Large at the Annual Meeting of Members on Thursday, November 15th, at Family Medicine Forum. Your 2018/19 CFPC Board Directors are: Paul Sawchuk, MD, MBA, CCFP, FCFP, President Guillaume Charbonneau, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Past-President Shirley Schipper, MD, CCFP, FCFP, […]

Six stellar events at FMF on Thursday, November 15th

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Day two of Family Medicine Forum offers multiple opportunities for attendees to get together and consider food for thought about career development at every stage in family medicine. Keynote presentation: Best-selling author Neil Pasricha will discuss concepts from his book The Happiness Equation, including strategies for reducing stress, being more productive, and developing stronger relationships […]

Plan ahead for FMF events you won’t want to miss

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With so much to do and see at Family Medicine Forum 2018, here are some highlights to help you plan your time at the conference. Please note, for all ticketed events (*) the final day to purchase tickets is November 5th. Wednesday, November 14th: 2018 Ian McWhinney Keynote Address: “A Call to Heal,” by Dr. […]