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Chapter News: July 2021



British Columbia College of Family Physicians (BCCFP)

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Save the date: Upcoming Board nominations and the AGM with keynote Dr. Jillian Horton

On July 19th we will be calling for nominations to our Board of Directors. This is a great opportunity to connect with family physician leaders around the province, create new ways to support your colleagues, and shape the future of family medicine. We are actively encouraging members from groups who have often been under-represented in formal leadership roles to consider nomination. Read more about the nomination process.

October 14th: Our 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place via videoconference on October 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. (PT). We are excited to welcome Dr. Jillian Horton as our keynote speaker for the event, who will present “We Are (Not) All Perfectly Fine: Mindfulness, Personal Narrative, and Reckoning with Culture Transformation.” Read more about the event and pre-register today.

Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP)

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CELEBRATING 1O YEARS of Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP)

Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference. October 22-23, 2021

The ACFP and Patients Experience Evidence Research (PEER) are excited to bring you another year of the latest information in primary care that is focused, concise, and relevant to family medicine.

PEIP attendees can be certain they are getting the latest and greatest evidence-based content, free from industry bias. The PEIP scientific planning committee has tailored the 2021 program based on clinical bottom lines and past attendee feedback. This year’s topics include:
  • Diabetes
  • Ophthalmology common eye problems
  • Women’s/men’s health
  • Osteoporosis
  • And more to come!
PEIP is fully accessible to family physicians, nurses, pharmacists, medical learners, and more! Whether participating in person* or virtually, PEIP attendees will experience the same high quality “can’t miss” CPD content. Enjoy our tried-and-true PEIP conference format: 20-minute snappers followed by an interactive Q&A.

Registration Opens August 2021

For the latest information on updates, registration, and presentations visit our PEIP web page.

* In accordance with Government of Alberta regulations and restrictions.

Quebec College of Family Physicians (QCFP)

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Mentorship’s for me, sign me up!

Registration is open for the sixth cohort of dyads. Our family physicians are invited to register as mentees or mentors. The mentoring relationships will begin in October 2021. Our mentorship program allows up to 40 practice assessment credits to be earned.

2021 QCFP award winners have been announced

As part of QCFP Day 2021, on June 4th the QCFP announced its 2021 award winners. Congratulations to the winner of the Family Physician of the Year award, Dr. Mario Dubuc, and his equally distinguished peers.

Election of Directors

The QCFP’s Annual Meeting of Members was also held on June 4th. Our Board of Directors has two new members: Dr. Chloé Courteau-Vézina and Dr. Christian Rheault. Thank you to our Board Directors for their unwavering commitment!

QCFP Day 2021 was a great success!

Our first virtual annual event on June 4, 2021, was enthusiastically received by the approximately 200 attendees. Registration for this event allows access to the recorded webinars. You have until August to register and take advantage of these certified presentations.

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