Canadian Family Physician

(Next Issue June 12th)

This month in CFP

This month’s cover image is by Vancouver-based artist Ken Foster. For two decades Ken has lived in the Downtown Eastside selling his paintings to survive and to support his daily drug habit. His signature piece is the Vancouver alleyway, and this month’s cover image is one example of hundreds of such paintings he has done on all manner of scrounged material. Ken’s art and story are captured in Ken Foster’s Vancouver, a book authored by Sean Nosek, which offers a sympathetic portrait of Ken’s extraordinary life and how he uses art to survive. Living with and managing addiction are challenging. Family physicians are often tasked with supporting patients struggling with substance use, including opioid use disorder (OUD). This issue offers resources to help physicians care for patients with OUD, including clinical practice guidelines aimed at primary care management of such patients, as well as research supporting the effectiveness of OUD treatment in primary care settings.

Don’t forget to check out the latest CFP blogs, and if you have something to say, read our guidelines for blog contributions.

The Journal

Canadian Family Physician (CFP), a peer-reviewed medical journal, is the official publication of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Our mission is to ensure that practitioners, researchers, educators and policy makers are informed on current issues and in touch with the latest thinking in the discipline of family medicine; to serve family physicians in all types of practice in every part of Canada in both official languages; to advance the continuing development of family medicine as a discipline; and to contribute to the ongoing improvement of patient care.

Canadian Family Physician’s Impact Factor is 1.908. Subscribe today!

CFP believes in making the intellectual property created by our authors, editors, reviewers and designers available to as many people as possible, in as many formats as possible.

Our core product, of course, is the print edition of CFP, which is distributed monthly to all members of the CFPC and to paid subscribers. It focuses on commentaries and hands-on, how-to articles such as clinical reviews, case reports, critical appraisals, as well as regular features such as Child Health Update, Tools for Practice and Art of Family Medicine. Research articles also frequently appear in the print edition.

All of this content is also published online at www.cfp.ca, along with considerable web exclusive content, including ancillary materials in our “CFPlus” feature and full-length research articles. All of these articles are placed on the international record in PubMed and available in full text at PubMed Central.

In addition, we now publish a digital edition (called eCFP) that includes all the articles in both the print and online editions. It is e-mailed to all members every month. Also available in digital format are a French edition and a Research edition.

We also have CFP Mainpro+®, a service that allows members to use selected journal content to earn Mainpro+ certified credits.

In addition, one of the most popular features of the print edition – the careers and locums ad section – is also available online in a searchable format.

Contact Us - Publications

Have questions about our CFPC publications?

Contact the CFPC at:

2630 Skymark Avenue
Mississauga, ON L4W 5A4
(905) 629-0900 or 1-800-387-6197

Send us an email.

Copyright © 1996-2019 The College of Family Physicians of Canada