Family Medicine Forum 2024: Request for keynote proposals

Do you have a great idea for an inspiring, relevant, topical, and affordable keynote presenters for FMF 2024 – November 6-9, 2024, in Vancouver, BC? Submit your ideas by January 24!

Keynote Criteria:

  • Incredible and relevant presenters that will engage a large, national audience
  • Energetic and inspiring while being topical and important to family physicians in Canada
  • Please keep in mind diversity, hot topics, up and coming areas with mass appeal
  • Think local and within reasonable budgetary considerations
  • Eligible for Mainpro+ certification, must have solid learning objectives

Submission Process:

  • Submit the presenters name, link to their bio or video clip to
  • Submit any reason, rationale or other information supporting your recommendation
  • If you have a personal connection or direct contact info, please advise

Specific Keynotes – The Dr. Ian McWhinney Keynote

  • The address should be delivered by a speaker who:
  • Embodies the persona of Ian McWhinney in terms of patient and family medicine centeredness
  • Is a thought leader in family medicine reflecting current issues and at the leading edge
  • Challenges us, reminds us of the value of family medicine
  • Moves the discipline ahead to meet our member and community needs
  • Engages our target audience: CFPC members who have multiple family medicine roles
  • Inspires, creates an emotional connection, kicks off FMF on a high note

Specific Keynotes – TD Insurance Spotlight on Achievement Award

  • Bestowed on an outstanding national or international figure who has contributed significantly to medicine, and/or the health and well-being of Canada and/or the world
  • Through their work, the recipient must articulate the unique sphere of influence of family physicians as agents of change and the importance of health care policies in supporting this role
  • Recipient must be a dynamic speaker and communicator

Keynote Review Process:

  • The FMF Committee will review and assess all suggestions and make the final recommendations
  • For reference, please find a list of past keynote presenters and session titles attached

Deadline: Jan 24, 2024

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