Here are some highlights from FMF 2021

 


 

Wednesday, November 10th

 

Teachers and Preceptors Knowledge Café

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12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Join us over the lunch break to share and exchange timely themes and hot-button issues at both national and international levels of family medicine teaching.

Family Zone: AGO Pop-up Studio

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2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
For an event inspired by the exhibition “Picasso: Painting the Blue Period” at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AG0), participants will be guided in a drawing and colouring exercise led by the AGO’s artist instructor. This is a family time pop-up studio. See the exhibition now at www.ago.ca.

FMF
Celebration

FMF Celebration
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The time has finally come! Let’s celebrate Day One of FMF with some music and entertainment! Round up the family and get ready for some fun. Cheers to FMF, and to you!

Section of Researchers Awards Celebration

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7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join your research colleagues at our annual SOR Celebration! Together let’s honour those who have supported, shaped, and advanced the field of family medicine research. Everyone is welcome

Student and Resident Social

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7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Time to build those connections and get to know your fellow student and resident peers! You don’t want to miss this evening full of fun and games!

 

Thursday, November 11th

 

HIIT
Workout

HIIT Workout
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Join incredible personal trainer and coach Derick Samuel for a live, high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout session! All fitness levels are welcome. Learn more about QuikTrain or follow them on instagram!

Family Zone: Toronto Zoo Tour

Newborn Giraffe Calf with umbilical cord at wild in Serengeti
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Calling all animal lovers! Follow the Toronto Zoo staff as they take us on a tour through their African Rainforest Pavilion. Learn and discover interesting facts about the animals while seeing them live in their habitat. Get ready for a wild time!

Flash
Mentoring

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4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Time to connect and learn from your peers. Meet in small groups to discuss your top areas of interest with family medicine colleagues.

Celebrating Family Medicine Teaching Excellence Event

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7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun and memorable event filled with the music and entertainment (and funky socks!) you have come to expect from the SOT! We will acknowledge current and future family physicians and celebrate family medicine preceptors, teachers, and educational leaders. Everyone is welcome

First Five Years Social

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7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Get together and network with your peers in their first five years of practice. The event will be full of fun and games, you won’t want to miss it!

Friday, November 12th

 

President’s Installation
and Meet the Board Event

President’s Installation and Meet the Board Event
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Join us as we thank Dr. Catherine Cervin for her leadership, and welcome Dr. Brady Bouchard as the incoming CFPC President for 2020–2021! Join us immediately following for a casual, drop-in, meet the Board event.

Sleep
Better

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12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Sleep expert Alanna McGinn shares the steps and practices of overall sleep hygiene. These easy-to-follow tips and lifestyle strategies will have you start your day feeling your best!

Family Zone: Exploring through Nature

Family Zone: Exploring through Nature
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Explore the nature sanctuary at the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre in British Columbia. A guide will take us through the estuary where we can learn all about the watershed, marine life, and natural and cultural history!

Wine Tasting
Experience

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4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pre-Registered Event

Wine expert Christopher Waters will take your taste buds to a whole new level with a fine selection of Canadian wines. Add this to your registration and you will receive the selection of wines—delivered directly to you. Sign up today!

Member Interest Groups Section Networking Event

Member Interest Groups Section Networking Event
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Join your colleagues for a fun-filled event! Meet the MIGS leaders, check out new practice support resources, and connect with colleagues of similar practice interests.
All FMF attendees are welcome!

Awards
Gala

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7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The CFPC and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) present a spectacular evening where we highlight the game changers and leaders in family medicine! Everyone is welcome!

Saturday, November 13th

Family Zone: Ripley’s Aquarium Tour

Family Zone: Ripley’s Aquarium Tour
11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us as we dive in to a spectacular tour of Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto! We will be going behind the scenes, learning about and seeing close up turtles, stingrays, and more!

HIIT
Workout

HIIT Workout
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Join incredible personal trainer and coach Derick Samuel for a live, high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout session! All fitness levels are welcome. Learn more about QuikTrain or follow them on instagram!

Convocation
Celebration

Convocation Celebration
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Celebrating and recognizing the achievements of the 2020-2021 recipients of the CFPC’s Special Designations, Honorary Membership, and the W. Victor Johnston Award. Congratulations!