Congratulations to Dr. Christy Sutherland BC’s Family Physician of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. Christy  Sutherland, BC’s Family Physician of the Year! Dr. Sutherland is one of 10 physicians from across the country receiving one of this year’s Reg. L. Perkin … Read More

Meet our Board candidates!

Voting for the 2018/19 BCCFP Board election starts tomorrow. We have 10 candidates on the ballot. Each BCCFP member who is eligible to vote will be able to cast their electronic … Read More

Invitation to Participate in BC Guidelines External Review: C-Reactive Protein and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Testing – Open until October 26th, 2018

…from the Primary and Community Care Policy Division, BC Ministry of Health BC health care professionals and relevant stakeholders are invited to participate as external reviewers for the draft version of … 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

Call for Cases – Innovation in Primary Care Series: (1) Integration of Pharmacists and (2) Mental Health

The College of Family Physicians of Canada is calling for cases for upcoming editions of the Innovation in Primary Care series, developed by its Advisory Committee on Family Practice. The series aims … Read More

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