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 8-11 – Palais des congrès de Montréal
FMF will be subject to the Province of Quebec and/or the City of Montreal’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.
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!
Please refer here
for the full list of registration fees.
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
- Yes, cancel by September 9th for a full refund, less a $50 processing fee
- Yes, cancel by October 15th for a 50% refund, less a $50 processing fee
- After October 15th, registration fees are fully non-refundable
- Donations, event tickets and workshops are non-refundable
Yes, your registration fee includes a light breakfast, and lunch daily. Meals are served in the Exhibit Hall, with the exception of Saturday which will take place in the Level 5 Foyer.
Only if your spouse/partner wants to visit the Palais des congrès de Montréal then they must register for FMF as an accompanying person. Accompanying persons have access to the venue including the Exhibit Hall which offers light breakfast and lunch. Accompanying persons may attend keynotes and sessions as space permits.
Special note: If your spouse/partner is a physician or a nurse, 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
NOVEMBER 8-11, 2023 – AT Palais des ALAIS – IN PERSON SCHEDULE
8:00 am-3:30 pm Exhibits Open
7:30 am-8:30 am Ancillary sessions
8:30 am-9:45 am Keynotes/Sessions *15 mins for welcome, land acknowledgments etc.
9:45 am-10:15 am Break (30-45 minutes)
10:15 am-11:15 am Sessions
11:15 am-11:30 am Travel Time (15 minutes)
11:30 am-12:30 pm Sessions
12:30 pm-2:00 pm Lunch (90 minutes)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Ancillary Sessions
2:00 pm-3:00 pm Sessions
3:00 pm-3:30 pm Break (30 minutes)
3:30 pm-4:30 pm Sessions
4:30 pm-5:30 pm Ancillary Sessions
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Quebec Chapter for up to 70.00 Mainpro+ credits.
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+ holding area 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..
To claim the credits in your Mainpro+ holding area, log in to your Mainpro+ account and click “Holding Area” in the top menu or select the activity from the “Incomplete CPD Activities” section on your main dashboard. Answer the required questions and click “Submit.”
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 room. If you miss being scanned while on-site at FMF, please visit the Session Scanning Questions desk at the registration area, level 200 of Palais des congrès de Montréal.
In Person Nov 8-10 from 8 am to 3:30 pm
Please purchase tickets when you register for FMF. Join us at these great events to connect with peers and celebrate achievements in Family Medicine.
- Section of Researchers Dinner – Wednesday November 8th
- Celebrating Family Medicine Teaching Excellence Dinner – Thursday November 9th
- Awards Gala – Friday November 10th
A celebratory event will take place during the in-person FMF on Saturday, November 11, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, Room 517.
Gown pick-up: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET), Room TBD
Convocation Marshalling: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET), Room 517
Doors open for guests: 5:00 p.m. (ET), Room 517
Convocation ceremony: 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Room 517
Gown and hood return: Immediately after the ceremony in the foyer
All times are Eastern Time (ET).
Letters of invitation to the ceremony will be sent to 2023 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.
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]