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Chapter News: September 2021



Prince Edward Island College of Family Physicians (PEICFP)

Read the PEICFP’s July newsletter for information on awards, the new PEICFP President’s address, and the PEI Primary Care Research Network. View the newsletter.

British Columbia College of Family Physicians (BCCFP)

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Please join us for our AGM and special keynote presentation from Dr. Jillian Horton. Dr. Horton’s first book, We Are All Perfectly Fine: A memoir of love, medicine and healing is a Canadian bestseller. 

In this special presentation, Dr. Horton will create an opportunity for personal reflection; explore the risks, benefits, and barriers of using personal narrative to affect culture change; and help us discover the ways in which mindfulness can allow us to influence the organizational and system factors that are the primary drivers of burnout.

Pre-register now to save the date in your calendar.

Quebec College of Family Physicians (QCFP)

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This year, treat yourself to personalized support through mentorship

Regardless of where you are in your career, registration for the sixth cohort of the QCFP’s mentorship program is open to everyone. The mentoring relationship will begin in October 2021. Deadline to register: September 20, 2021

Registration is now open for Practising Wisely

The QCFP would like to remind you that you can take part in Practising Wisely, the online certified training program, on the following new dates for 2021: October 6th, November 23rd, and December 15th. Register or schedule a session for your clinic.

Call for projects on innovation in primary care                                                   

The QCFP, along with Réseau-1 Québec and its partners, is a stakeholder in this call for projects, the goal being to fund one or more projects aimed at applying Choosing Wisely recommendations in primary care. Deadline: October 18, 2021. Details are available online.

Retirement after 50 years of dedicated service

One of the QCFP’s great strengths is the dedication of its members. We warmly applaud the work of our dear, devoted colleague Dr. Réjean Ménard, an exceptional family physician! Read the interview in ProfessionSanté.

Showcasing our family physicians

We invite you to take another look at the 2021 QCFP award winners in the article penned by Élyanthe Nord in Le Médecin du Québec.

Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP)

Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference

10th Annual Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) Conference

Edmonton, Alberta | October 22–23, 2021

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

Standard pricing ends September 30th at 11:59 p.m. (MT).

Don’t miss out—register today!

Beyond Borders

PEIP is pleased to have a webcast opportunity for its sixth straight year! Whether you’re attending virtually on your own or with your clinic team, be sure to register before September 30th at 11:59 p.m. (MT) to save your spot.

PEIP 2021 topics and speakers include:

  • Common Eye Problems with Dr. Simon Moore
  • Health Misinformation with Julia Belluz
  • Learning in Practice with Dr. Mike Allan
  • Chronic Pain with Dr. Tina Korownyk and Adrienne Lindblad
  • Nutrition with James McCormack
  • Heart Failure with Ricky Turgeon

… and much more!

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