Six things not to miss on Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day

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Family Medicine Innovations in Research and Education Day, on Wednesday, November 9th, is packed with illuminating research presentations, faculty development sessions, and great opportunities to network with colleagues. Here are six highlights from the day, which is hosted by the CFPC’s Section of Teachers (SOT) and Section of Researchers, that you won’t want to miss:

  1. The inaugural Dr Ian McWhinney Keynote Address: Olympic gold medallist Mark Tewksbury and Olympic champion coach Debbie Muir will offer insights on leadership skills and practical tools to help you improve your performance as a coach or mentor in your workplace or practice. (08:00–09:15)
  2. One session, four research award winners: Hear presentations by the recipients of the CFPC Outstanding Family Medicine Research Article, CFP Best Original Research Article, and two Research Awards for Family Medicine Residents. (10:30–12:15)
  3. New! SOT Knowledge Café: Enjoy lunch with your teaching colleagues as you circulate through a series of tables with facilitated discussions on topics geared to both new and experienced family medicine educators. (12:30–13:30)
  4. Meet the Family Medicine Researcher of the Year: Dr Judith Belle Brown delivers her presentation, “Weaving a Tapestry of Research Through Communication.” (13:30–14:00)
  5. Distinguished Papers presentation: Check out the four free-standing paper submissions with the highest evaluation scores as rated by our team of volunteer researchers. They’ll be sure to get you thinking! (14:00–15:00)
  6. Fireside chat on education: Join Dr Ian Scott, SOT Council Chair, and Dr Ivy Oandasan, CFPC Director of Education, for an opportunity to share your reflections about the day and provide input for future directions. (16:00–17:00)