Event Highlights

Section of Researchers Innovation Bistro

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Section of Researchers Innovation Bistro

Are you interested in research? Join us for lunch and interesting discussions about innovations and new opportunities in family medicine research. Everyone is welcome!

Registration not required.

Date: Wed Oct 30, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 121-122

 

Teachers and Preceptors Knowledge Café

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Teachers and Preceptors Knowledge Café

Join us for lunch and facilitated discussions on topics geared toward new and experienced teachers, preceptors, leaders, and health professional educators. This event is open to everyone with an interest in family medicine teaching!

Registration not required.

Date: Wed Oct 30, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 211-214

 

Meet the CFPC Board
 

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Meet the CFPC Board

Join us for a free-flowing discussion about the role of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)’s Board of Directors, key areas of the Board’s work, and opportunities for members to engage with the Board. Your CFPC Board Directors look forward to meeting you over light snacks. Please register in advance!

Date: Wed Oct 30, 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 109

 

Section of Researchers Dinner
 

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Section of Researchers Dinner

Join us for a “soFISHticated” evening of networking and celebration at the Vancouver Aquarium, a facility dedicated to research, conservation, and marine animal rehabilitation. The Section of Researchers is pleased to host this event honouring members who have supported, shaped, and advanced the field of family medicine research. Tickets are required; please register in advance!

Date: Wed Oct 30, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC, V6G 3E2
Buses depart from 6:00 pm to 6:15 pm from Vancouver Convention Centre West.

 

CFPC Annual Meeting of Members
 

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CFPC Annual Meeting of Members

Hear from our CEO and Executive Director, connect with the Board of Directors, have your voice heard, and support your committees. Lunch will be provided, and everyone is welcome!

Registration not required.

Date: Thu Oct 31, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 221-214

 

FMF Celebration
 

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FMF Celebration

You do not want to miss this annual networking event! Enjoy great food and drinks as well as a chance to get to know, or catch up with, your colleagues and peers in family medicine. The FMF Celebration is Halloween themed this year. Costumes are not required. Everyone is welcome, including children and other family members, with registration not required.

Date: Thu Oct 31, 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre Ballroom Foyer

 

FMF Mentoring Meet and Greet
 

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FMF Mentoring Meet and Greet

Meet a mentor in comprehensive family medicine or in your areas of specific interest. This event will provide approximately 45 minutes (either one on one or in a small group) with an experienced colleague matched by area of interest. By registering for this event you consent to being connected with your mentor group via email. This is a non-certified event; however, you may earn Mainpro+® credits by completing a Linking Learning exercise after participating. Please register in advance!

Date: Thu Oct 31, 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 109

 

Celebrating Family Medicine Teaching Excellence Dinner

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Celebrating Family Medicine Teaching Excellence Dinner

Join us for a fun and memorable night where we’ll acknowledge current and future family medicine preceptors, teachers, and educational leaders. Tickets are required; please register in advance!

Date: Thu Oct 31, 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Location: Pan Pacific Hotel, Suite 300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3B5
Cost: $125

 

First Five Years in Family Practice Reception

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First Five Years in Family Practice Reception

Are you in your first five years of family practice? Join friends and colleagues at the same stage of their careers for a fun and memorable night.

Date: Thur Oct 31, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar, 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3L6

 

Teachers and Preceptors Town Hall
 

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Teachers and Preceptors Town Hall

Interested in working with learners? Join our community of teachers, preceptors, and educational leaders for a discussion and networking.

Registration not required.

Date: Fri Nov 1, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 220-222

 

First Five Years in Family Practice Luncheon

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First Five Years in Family Practice Luncheon

Socialize with friends and make new contacts over lunch!

Registration not required.

Date: Fri Nov 1, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 301-305

 

Member Interest Groups Section (MIGS) Fair

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Member Interest Groups Section (MIGS) Fair

Join your colleagues for a fun-filled lunch! Share your thoughts on the redesigned section, check out new practice support resources developed for you by family docs, and cross your fingers that you’ll win the door prize. Everyone welcome! Registration not required.

Date: Fri Nov 1, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 211-214

 

The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen

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The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen

This documentary film by Drs. Cheryl Levitt and Dr. Barbara Lent tells the tale of one woman advocating for women’s health, reproductive rights, and physician advancement. It won the People’s Choice Award at the 2019 Toronto Jewish Film Festival. Lunch will be provided; no pre-registration is required.

Date: Fri Nov 1, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 118-120

 

Awards Gala
 

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Awards Gala

The CFPC and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine present a night of prestige, honour, and excellence as we celebrate exciting successes of our members—the game-changers in family medicine! Please note that seating for this event is pre-assigned; kindly contact Vanessa Conforti at [email protected] should you have a special request for seating (with a family member/spouse who might have a different last name, with a colleague, etc.). We cannot guarantee that all requests will be fulfilled; however, we will do our best to accommodate you. Tickets are required; please register in advance!

Date: Fri Nov 1, 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Location: Fairmont Waterfront Ballroom, 900 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3L5
Cost: $150

 

Student and Resident Social
 

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Student and Resident Social

Don’t miss the student and resident social event of the season! Steamworks Brew Pub in historic Gastown is the only steam-powered brew pub in Canada, and it is just steps away from the Vancouver Convention Centre. Your ticket includes a drink voucher, great pub food, and an incredible night out at this enormously popular venue with friends and colleagues. See you there! Tickets are required; please register in advance.

Date: Fri Nov 01, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Steamworks Brew Pub, 375 Water St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 1B8
Cost: $65

 

Medical Student and Family Medicine Resident Luncheon

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Medical Student and Family Medicine Resident Luncheon

Enjoy one last lunch at FMF with your friends and colleagues at this fantastic networking opportunity. Thank you to Scotiabank for sponsoring this event.

Registration not required.

Date: Sat Nov 2, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West 301-305

 

Convocation ceremony
 

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Convocation ceremony

The future is bright! All are welcome at this prestigious celebration. Let’s honour those receiving their Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada, Fellowship, Life Membership, and Certificates of Added Competence. Everyone is welcome, including children and other family members, with no pre-registration for guests required.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Ballroom ABC

 

Convocation Photography
 

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Convocation ceremony

Two photographers will be onsite in room 201 for participants who wish to have individual or group photos. This is a first come, first served service provided by contracted professional photographers. All payments and orders will be made onsite directly with the photography team. Please arrive early wait times continue to increase throughout the day.

Date: Saturday, November 2, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Room 201