Canadian Family Physician

(Next Issue May 14th)

This month in CFP

Woman & Snow Bird II—from Dorset Fine Arts—this month’s cover is
by Indigenous artist Pitaloosie Saila. Born in 1942 on the southwest coast of Baffin Island in Nunavut, Saila spent most of her childhood years being treated for tuberculosis in various Ontario and Quebec hospitals, where she also learned English. Relearning her native language when she returned to Baffin Island in 1957 was difficult. Today she is one of the few among her generation to fluently speak both English and Inuktitut.

This month’s issue includes research articles on aspects of Indigenous health, such as partnering with Elders to improve mental health outcomes of Indigenous patients, as well as articles outlining an approach to emergency preparedness in the office setting, HIV preexposure prophylaxis care, and desprescribing for your geriatric patients.

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.

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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.

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