Exciting events to add to your FMF 2017 plan

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FMF 2017 highlights

As you plan your time at Family Medicine Forum 2017, here are some terrific highlights to consider adding to your conference schedule.

Wednesday, November 8th:

  • Join Dr. Gary Bloch for the Ian McWhinney Keynote Address at 8:00 a.m. A family physician in Toronto and a founding member of Health Providers Against Poverty, Dr. Bloch will discuss practical ways family doctors can address the social determinants of heath for patients and families.
  • Attend the presentations of our research award recipients from 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., including a talk by the 2017 Family Medicine Researcher of the Year.
  • Discuss emerging hot topics in family medicine education at the lively and interactive Teachers and Preceptors Knowledge Café and Lunch from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 9th:

  • Take in the Family Medicine Plenary at 8:00 a.m. with Dr. Joshua Tepper, a family physician in Toronto and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Quality Ontario. Learn about the science behind quality improvement and how we can create a culture of “quality first” in medicine.
  • Engage with us at the Annual Meeting of Members from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Learn the results of the Board of Directors electronic election, ask questions, and provide feedback.
  • Connect with colleagues at the FMF Welcome Reception from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Friday, November 10th:

  • Check out our many Networking Breakfasts starting at 7:00 a.m., including those of the Section of Communities of Practice in Family Medicine.
  • Attend our final FMF Keynote Address at 8:00 a.m. to gain a better understanding of medical assistance in dying as Dr. Alain Naud shares insights from his experiences as a provider in Quebec.
  • Keep up to date with the State of the College Address by Dr. David White and attend the President’s Installation