Event Highlights

Please register for these events when you register for FMF.

The Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day is a full-day program hosted by the CFPC’s Sections of Researchers and Teachers that highlights innovation and achievement in family medicine research and education.

07:00–19:00

 Registration open

07:00–08:00

 Breakfast

08:00–09:30

Dr. Ian McWhinney Keynote Address
Gary Bloch, MD, CCFP, FCFP. Learn More >>

09:30–10:00

 Break and poster viewing

10:00–12:15

Sessions. Learn More >>

12:15–13:30

 Lunch

12:15–13:30

 Section of Researchers Lunch and Business Meeting

12:30–13:30

Teachers and Preceptors Knowledge Café Lunch. Learn More >>

13:30–14:30

 Sessions

14:30–15:00

 Break and poster viewing

15:00–17:00

Free-standing Paper Presentations. Learn More >>

15:00–17:15

 Sessions

16:15–17:15

Fireside Chat. Learn More >>

18:30–22:00

Section of Researchers Dinner
(Registration required). Learn More >>

06:30–17:30

 Registration open

07:00–17:00

 Exhibit Hall open

07:00–08:00

 Breakfast and Networking Breakfasts

08:00–09:30

 Family Medicine Plenary
Joshua Tepper, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MPH, MBA

09:30–10:00

 Break and poster viewing

10:00–12:15

 Sessions

12:15–13:30

 Lunch

12:15–13:30

CFPC Annual Meeting of Members. Learn More >>

13:30–14:30

 Sessions

14:30–15:00

 Break and poster viewing

15:00–17:15

 Sessions

17:00–19:00

QCFP Networking Cocktail. Learn More >>

17:30–18:30

FMF Welcome Reception. Learn More >>

18:30–22:00

Section of Teachers Dinner
(Registration required). Learn More >>

06:30–17:30

 Registration open

07:00–16:00

 Exhibit Hall open

07:00–08:00

 Breakfast and Networking Breakfasts

08:00–09:30

 Keynote Address and President’s Installation

09:30–10:00

 Break and poster viewing

10:00–12:15

 Sessions

12:15–13:30

 Lunch

12:30–13:30

 Teachers and Preceptors Town Hall

12:30–13:30

First Five Years in Family Practice Luncheon
(Registration required). Learn More >>

13:30–14:30

 Sessions

14:30–15:00

 Break and poster viewing

15:00–17:15

 Sessions

18:00–22:30

CFPC Awards Gala
(Registration required). Learn More >>

06:30–15:30

 Registration open

07:00–13:45

 Exhibit Hall open

07:00–08:00

 Breakfast

07:00–08:00

 Canada’s Walk With the Docs –
Advancing Family Medicine Globally

08:30–09:30

 Sessions

09:30–10:00

 Break

10:00–12:15

 Sessions

12:15–13:30

 Lunch

12:30–13:30

Medical Student and Family Medicine Resident Networking Luncheon
(Registration required). Learn More >>

13:30–14:30

 Sessions

14:30–15:00

 Break

15:00–17:15

 Sessions

15:30–16:30

FMF Celebration. Learn More >>

17:00–18:30

Convocation. Learn More >>

19:00–22:30

Student and Resident Social Evening
(Registration required). Learn More >>


 
 

Alma-Ata 40th Anniversary Dialogue and Dinner

This year the world is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Alma-Ata Declaration, and calling on the global community to recommit to the goal of primary health care for all. Join family medicine leaders from around the world to discuss family medicine’s impact on providing high-quality primary health care to communities worldwide. Our dialogue will build on the Besrour Centre community’s discussions with the World Health Organization. Join us for an exchange of ideas and dinner on this momentous occasion.

DateTuesday, November 13th
Time5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m..
LocationThe Faculty Club, University of Toronto, 41 Willcocks Street
Tickets $ 100.00
 


FMF Welcome Reception – Hosted by the SCPFM

Everyone is welcome as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Section of Communities of Practice in Family Medicine! Join members of the Section of Teachers, Section of Researchers, the Besrour Centre, and other friends and colleagues on the first day of FMF. The event includes wine, beer, and light snacks.

DateWednesday, November 14th
Time5:15 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.
LocationMTCC South Building, 800 Level Foyer
Tickets $ 20.00
 
 
 

Section of Researchers Dinner

Join us for an evening of networking and celebration by the lake as the Section of Researchers honours those who have supported, shaped, and changed the field of family medicine research. Buses will be available at the MTCC South Building, Level 500 from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

DateWednesday, November 14th
Time7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
LocationPalais Royale, 1601 Lake Shore Boulevard West
Tickets $ 125.00
 

CFPC Annual Meeting of Members

Come meet your newly elected 2018–2019 Board of Directors, and interact with the Directors and the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. Bring your questions and help influence the direction of the CFPC!
Lunch will be provided. All members are encouraged to attend.

DateThursday, November 15th
Time12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
LocationMTCC South Building, 718 A
TicketsComplimentary
 
 
 

Mentoring Meet and Greet

Meet a mentor in your area of specific interest. This pilot program will provide approximately 45 minutes of dedicated time with an experienced colleague, matched by area of interest.

Note: This is a pilot project and we will make every effort to connect you with a mentor. We may create small groups of people who share similar interests. This is a non-certified event; however, you may earn credits by completing a Linking Learning exercise after participation.

DateThursday, November 15th
Time5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
LocationMTCC South Building, 803AB
TicketsComplimentary
 

Section of Teachers Dinner and Party – Celebrating Family Medicine Teaching*

The CFPC is celebrating excellence in family medicine teaching as we mark the 40th anniversary of the Section of Teachers! We are showing our gratitude to all teachers, preceptors, and educational leaders through a year full of events honouring these important roles.
Buses will be available at the MTCC South Building, Level 500 from 6:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

DateThursday, November 15th
Time7:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
LocationThe Carlu, 444 Yonge Street
Tickets $ 125.00
Party Only $ 40.00
 
 
 



FMF Celebration

All delegates are invited to attend the annual FMF Celebration. Meet with friends and colleagues and make new acquaintances while enjoying beverages and appetizers.

DateThursday, November 15th
Time5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
LocationMTCC, 800 Level Foyer
TicketsComplimentary
 


First Five Years in Family Practice Social

Early-career conference attendees are invited to join the First Five Years in Family Practice Committee for a casual evening of snacks, drinks, and socializing!

DateThursday, November 15th
Time8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
LocationEl Caballito/El Patio, 220 King St. West
TicketsComplimentary
 
 
 

First Five Years in Family Practice Lunch

We are excited to welcome Dr. Gigi Osler to the 2018 First Five Years in Family Practice Lunch! Listen as she shares her strategies on an essential topic for all new family physicians—physician wellness. Join your early-career colleagues for a short lunch session and some networking time, hosted by the Manitoba College of Family Physicians and the CFPC’s First Five Years in Family Practice Committee.

DateFriday, November 16th
Time12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
TicketsComplimentary
LocationMTCC South Building, 718B
 


Awards Gala

Together with the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM), the CFPC presents a night of prestige, honour, and excellence! Join us as we celebrate the extensive successes of our members—the game-changers in family medicine.
Buses will be available at the MTCC South Building, Level 500 from 5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

DateFriday, November 16th
Time6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
LocationBeanfield Centre, 105 Princes' Boulevard
Tickets $ 150.00
 
 
 

Student and Resident Social

Connect, share, network, and laugh with your peers and colleagues from across the country while engaging in a brewery tour and live spins by DJ Lokei in the heart of Toronto!

DateFriday, November 16th
Time7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
LocationSteam Whistle – The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Boulevard (within walking distance!)
Tickets $ 65.00
 

Canada’s Walk with the Docs – Advancing Family Medicine Globally

Lace up your shoes and show your support! Join us in making history toward a global movement in accessible, quality primary care for all! The money raised from the walk contributes to strengthening global family medicine through the Besrour Centre.
Breakfast will be available at the Fairmont Royal York following the Walk. Please meet at the registration desk on Level 600 of the MTCC promptly at 6:30 a.m.

DateSaturday, November 17th
Time7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
LocationRegistration desk on Level 600 of the MTCC
Sign upRegister here: fafm.cfpc.ca/about/events/
 
 
 

Medical Student and Family Medicine Resident Networking Luncheon

Meet new friends and see old ones at the Medical Student and Family Medicine Resident Networking Luncheon! Hosted by the CFPC Councils of the Section of Medical Students and Section of Residents.

DateSaturday, November 17th
Time12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
LocationMTCC South Building (room to be confirmed)
TicketsComplimentary
 


Convocation Ceremony

Cap off FMF by gathering with colleagues and friends at Convocation. This special ceremony acknowledges the achievements of individuals as they receive Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP), Fellowship (FCFP), Life Membership (LM), and Certificates of Added Competence (CACs).

DateSaturday, November 17th
Time5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m
LocationMTCC South Building, Hall F/G
TicketsComplimentary
 
 

Please register for these events when you register for FMF.

The Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day is a full-day program hosted by the CFPC’s Sections of Researchers and Teachers that highlights innovation and achievement in family medicine research and education.

07:00–19:00

 Registration open

07:00–08:00

 Breakfast

08:00–09:30

Dr. Ian McWhinney Keynote Address
Gary Bloch, MD, CCFP, FCFP. Learn More >>

09:30–10:00

 Break and poster viewing

10:00–12:15

Sessions. Learn More >>

12:15–13:30

 Lunch

12:15–13:30

 Section of Researchers Lunch and Business Meeting

12:30–13:30

Teachers and Preceptors Knowledge Café Lunch. Learn More >>

13:30–14:30

 Sessions

14:30–15:00

 Break and poster viewing

15:00–17:00

Free-standing Paper Presentations. Learn More >>

15:00–17:15

 Sessions

16:15–17:15

Fireside Chat. Learn More >>

18:30–22:00

Section of Researchers Dinner
(Registration required). Learn More >>

06:30–17:30

 Registration open

07:00–17:00

 Exhibit Hall open

07:00–08:00

 Breakfast and Networking Breakfasts

08:00–09:30

 Family Medicine Plenary
Joshua Tepper, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MPH, MBA

09:30–10:00

 Break and poster viewing

10:00–12:15

 Sessions

12:15–13:30

 Lunch

12:15–13:30

CFPC Annual Meeting of Members. Learn More >>

13:30–14:30

 Sessions

14:30–15:00

 Break and poster viewing

15:00–17:15

 Sessions

17:00–19:00

QCFP Networking Cocktail. Learn More >>

17:30–18:30

FMF Welcome Reception. Learn More >>

18:30–22:00

Section of Teachers Dinner
(Registration required). Learn More >>

06:30–17:30

 Registration open

07:00–16:00

 Exhibit Hall open

07:00–08:00

 Breakfast and Networking Breakfasts

08:00–09:30

 Keynote Address and President’s Installation

09:30–10:00

 Break and poster viewing

10:00–12:15

 Sessions

12:15–13:30

 Lunch

12:30–13:30

 Teachers and Preceptors Town Hall

12:30–13:30

First Five Years in Family Practice Luncheon
(Registration required). Learn More >>

13:30–14:30

 Sessions

14:30–15:00

 Break and poster viewing

15:00–17:15

 Sessions

18:00–22:30

CFPC Awards Gala
(Registration required). Learn More >>

06:30–15:30

 Registration open

07:00–13:45

 Exhibit Hall open

07:00–08:00

 Breakfast

07:00–08:00

 Canada’s Walk With the Docs –
Advancing Family Medicine Globally

08:30–09:30

 Sessions

09:30–10:00

 Break

10:00–12:15

 Sessions

12:15–13:30

 Lunch

12:30–13:30

Medical Student and Family Medicine Resident Networking Luncheon
(Registration required). Learn More >>

13:30–14:30

 Sessions

14:30–15:00

 Break

15:00–17:15

 Sessions

15:30–16:30

FMF Celebration. Learn More >>

17:00–18:30

Convocation. Learn More >>

19:00–22:30

Student and Resident Social Evening
(Registration required). Learn More >>