A Healthy Response to Climate Change – presentation by Dr. Courtney Howard

…from the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation For too long we’ve put health and the environment in different boxes. The work of our generation of healthcare providers and researchers is … Read More

Calling All Family Medicine Teachers, Preceptors, and Educational Leaders!

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is celebrating excellence in family medicine teaching as we mark the 40th anniversary of the Section of Teachers (SOT). We are showing … Read More

Sad News – Dr. Jim Thorsteinson

We are sad to let you know of Dr. Jim Thorsteinson’s unexpected death. He was an amazing leader, teacher, mentor, and clinician. He was dedicated to family medicine and a strong … Read More

Can individuals with hemochromatosis donate blood?

…from Canadian Blood Services People with hemochromatosis can donate blood, providing they meet all other Canadian Blood Services donor eligibility criteria.  Individuals with late complications from hemochromatosis such as liver cirrhosis or heart failure … Read More

Updated CATT Course For Medical Professionals

…from the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit  Medical professionals have a new tool to help them care for patients who have sustained a concussion. The Concussion Awareness Training Tool for … Read More

Nominate People and Projects That Made Health Care Better!

…from the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council Did your project improve how care is delivered? Do you know somebody whose passion for improving quality of care deserves recognition? Nominations … Read More

Draft Testosterone Testing Protocol – open for external review till July 31, 2018

The Testosterone Testing Protocol summarizes the appropriate use of serum testosterone testing in men and women aged ≥19 years. It is an updated version of Testosterone Testing – Protocol (2011). Key updates to the … Read More

President’s Message for BC Family Doctor Day

“He listens without judgement. She takes the time to know her patients. I leave her office feeling better. He encourages the patient to help themselves.” When the BC College of … Read More

BC Family Doctor Day highlights work of 6,500 family doctors

BC Family Doctor Day highlights work of 6,500 family doctors The provincial government has proclaimed May 19 as BC Family Doctor Day in honour of the work of more than … Read More

New Certificate of Added Competence Route – Deadline January 31, 2019

We are pleased to inform you that the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has opened a new, time-limited application process for physicians with added competence in four previously … Read More