Family Medicine Forum (FMF) is Canada’s largest and most comprehensive annual conference for family physicians. It is hosted by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). FMF focuses on providing four energizing days of practical, cutting-edge, and thought-provoking educational opportunities. Its program features impressive daily keynote presentations and a vast array of continuing professional development (CPD) sessions designed specifically for family physicians, researchers, and teachers. FMF also offers many special events, celebrations of achievements in family medicine, an extensive Exhibit Hall, and several social opportunities to recharge and network with peers and colleagues.
Physicians, residents, international medical graduates, students, nurses, nurse practitioners, researchers, teachers, and other health care professionals.
  • November 6-9, Vancouver Convention Centre – West Building

FMF will be subject to the Province of British Columbia and/or the City of Vancouver’s public health guidelines and restrictions at the time of FMF.

• FMF strives to be inclusive, accessible, and welcoming for all our attendees. Please email [email protected] about any accessibility needs or questions.


Registration

Learn from Canada’s experts in family medicine, research, and education; connect with colleagues from both Canada and abroad; and celebrate achievements in family medicine!
Registration opens July 2024 .
Stay tuned for details.
FMF receipts are emailed from [email protected] immediately upon registration. Please check your inbox and / or junk folder. If you need it resent, please email [email protected].
No, most FMF sessions are not pre-registered, with the exception of a few full day or half day workshops that are available for pre-registration here.

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FMF 2024 Cancellation Refund Policies:

  • Cancel by August 15th for a full refund, less a $150 processing fee
  • Cancel by October 1st for a 50% refund, less a $150 processing fee
  • Cancel after October 1st – registration fees are fully non-refundable
  • Donations, and workshops and event ticket purchases are non-refundable

The CFPC is not responsible for travel, hotel or any other expenses that attendees may incur in connection with a cancellation.

Changes in attendance format – from FMF In-Person to Live Stream and On-Demand:

  • If a change is requested by October 1st: The daily in-person registration fees paid less the cost of the live steaming and on-demand fees less a $150 processing fee will be refunded
  • If a change is requested after October 1st: Attendees will be switched from the in-person event to the live stream and on-demand event, however no refund can be applied. If the live stream and on-demand fees are more than the daily in-person fees paid, the attendee shall pay the difference in fees
  • Donations, and workshops and event ticket purchases are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to cover the cost of live stream and on-demand events

The CFPC is not responsible for travel, hotel or any other expenses that attendees may incur in connection with any changes they make to their attendance format.

Last Minute Requests made after October 31st:

  • To switch attendance format, from in-person to live steaming and on-demand, please email: [email protected]. We will make best efforts to provide access within 48 hours of our receipt of the request
  • Any requests, aside from change of attendance format, will be responded to within a few weeks

Response Delays: Between November 1-15, 2024 any requests for deferrals for compassionate reasons will be reviewed and responded to within 4-6 weeks after FMF concludes. As a non-profit event, we thank you for understanding that 100% of funds collected are utilized for delivery of the current event, hence refunds cannot be offered.

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For any questions, please contact: [email protected]

Your registration fee includes breakfast and breaks daily. Meals are served in the Exhibit Hall, with the exception of Saturday, which will take place in the foyer.
Only if your spouse/partner wants to visit the Vancouver Convention Centre then they must register for FMF as an accompanying person. Accompanying persons have access to the venue including the Exhibit Hall. Accompanying persons may attend keynotes and sessions as space permits. Special note: If your spouse/partner is a physician or falls under any of the other registration categories, they must register separately (i.e., they cannot register as an accompanying person). .
Babe in arms is welcome and a nursing area is available onsite. Please be mindful that this is a professional medical conference and not appropriate for school age children. If you have questions, please contact [email protected].


Sessions and Credits


WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY SCHEDULE

7:15 am-8:15 am             Ancillary sessions (if applicable)

8:00 am-8:30 am             Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 am-3:30 pm            Exhibits Open

8:15 am-9:45 am             Keynotes

9:45 am-10:15 am          Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:15 am-11:15 am        Sessions

11:30 am-12:30 pm        Sessions

12:30 pm-2:00 pm          Lunch

12:45 pm-1:45 pm          Lunch Events and / or Ancillary Sessions (see schedule)

2:00 pm-3:00 pm            Sessions

3:00 pm-3:30 pm            Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm-4:30 pm            Sessions

4:30 pm-5:30 pm            Ancillary Sessions

SATURDAY SCHEDULE

7:30 am-8:30 am             Ancillary sessions

8:00 am-8:30 am             Breakfast in the Foyer

8:30 am-9:30 am             Sessions

9:30 am-9:45 am             Coffee Break in the Foyer

9:45 am-10:45 am          Sessions

11:00 am-12:00 pm        Sessions

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm       Lunch

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm       Lunch Events and / or Ancillary Sessions (see schedule)

1:30 pm-2:30 pm            Sessions

2:45 pm-3:45 pm            Sessions

You do NOT need to report credits for all one-credit per hour Mainpro+® certified sessions at FMF. These credits will be tracked and uploaded to your Mainpro+ account within 6 weeks after the on-demand period ends.
Yes, Mainpro+ credits for two- and three-credit-per-hour workshops will not be automatically uploaded to your Mainpro+ account. Please add these activities to your account once you have received your certificate of completion from the program provider. Questions regarding these workshops should be directed to the program providers..
Session evaluations will be available in the mobile App for each session. Alternatively, a link will be posted on our website with access to session evaluations.
Participation certificates for FMF will be emailed to all CFPC members 6 weeks after on-demand concludes. If you are a non-member and require proof of participation, please email your request to [email protected].
Session monitors will scan your badge. Please ensure that your badge is scanned prior entering the session room. If you miss being scanned while on-site at FMF, please visit the Session Scanning Questions desk at the registration area.

 


In Person

In Person Nov 6-8 from 8 am to 3:30 pm
For all exhibit-related questions, please contact [email protected].


Special Events


Please purchase tickets when you register for FMF.


Convocation


A celebratory event will take place during the in-person FMF on Saturday, November 9th, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Gown pick-up: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Room TBD
Convocation Marshalling: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Room TBD
Doors open for guests: 5:00 p.m., Room TBD
Convocation ceremony: 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Room TBD
Gown and hood return: Immediately after the ceremony in the foyer

All times are Pacific Time (PT).

Letters of invitation to the ceremony will be sent to 2024 CFPC Special Designation recipients. If you haven’t received your invitation to attend Convocation, please contact [email protected] to verify your status as a Convocation participant.

If you are not attending the ceremony, you do not need to RSVP.

You do not need to register for FMF, but you do need to register to attend Convocation. There is no fee to attend the ceremony. Please RSVP online via the FMF registration system.

Yes. Guests do not need to be registered to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Convocation participants will not be seated with their guests during the ceremony. Attendees and guests are requested to stay for the entire ceremony out of respect for all participants.

Yes. Please ensure that you have arranged to have someone stay with them in the audience as they will not be seated with you.

Email: [email protected]
Phone:  1-800-387-6197, ext. 342


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Visit the CFPC website for details about the privacy policy.

General Information


The FMF App works on iOS and Android. For iOS users, download and install the app from the App Store. For Android users, download and install the app from Google Play. For technical help, contact [email protected].

More questions? Please contact us at [email protected]