Respiratory Medicine Program Committee

The objective is to advocate for high quality care in respiratory health and to provide leadership in areas of respiratory education, policy development, best practice guidelines and research addressing the needs of family physicians in this special interest field. We aim to be the trusted voice for family physician perspectives in the prevention and management of patients with respiratory conditions in Canada.

If you have any questions or comments, please email us at [email protected].


Family Medicine Forum – November 8 – 11, 2017
Palais de congrès de Montréal, Montréal, QC

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Respiratory Medicine Sessions – FMF 2017

Session NumberName Date Time
T119Chronic Airway Disease: Management of asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease, and bronchiectasis in your office Thursday, November 9th, 2017 10:00 – 11:00
T65Dyspnea in Your Pregnant Patient: Does it make YOU short of breath? Thursday, November 9th, 2017 15:00 – 16:00
T115Respiratory Medicine: Five top articles for 2017 Thursday, November 9th, 2017 16:15 – 17:15
F194Networking Breakfast; Respiratory Medicine Friday, November 10th, 2017 7:00 – 8:00
F120Respiratory Disease Vaccinations: Preventing influenza, pneumococcal pneumonia, and pertussis in adult patients Friday, November 10th, 2017 10:00 – 11:00
F60What is New in COPD; Times are changing! Friday, November 10th, 2017 15:00 – 16:00
S61Smoking Cessation; Tools to make a difference in your practice

Abandon du tabac : Outils pour faire une différence dans votre pratique
 Saturday, November 11th, 2017 8:30 – 11:00
S95Pulmonary Rehabilitation: What is it? Does my patient need it? Saturday, November 11th, 2017 11:15 – 12:15
S62Can You Please Get Them to Stop Coughing? Saturday, November 11th, 2017 16:15 – 17:15

Peer-reviewed Respiratory Medicine Articles

Editorial content written by Dr. Suzanne Levitz, chair of the Respiratory Medicine SIFP Committee.

DISCLAIMER: Editorial comments posted to this web page are those of the Respiratory Medicine Program Committee members and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

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