Programs and Practice Support

January 2019

Webinar: Top research studies of 2018
If you missed our fascinating webinar “The Top 2018 Research Studies” on January 8, 2019, there’s no need to worry! You can watch the video at:

December 2018

The Section of Communities of Practice in Family Medicine has revamped its newsletters
The Section has streamlined its approach to newsletters using one great layout. It features updates from multiple committees and relevant information for all CFPC members and is available at:

November 2018

Osteoarthritis webinar
Want to learn more about identifying, assessing, and treating osteoarthritis? Check out this helpful CPD opportunity, “A New Approach to the Management of Osteoarthritis,” on the CFPCMedia YouTube channel:

New Best Advice guide addresses recovery-oriented mental health and addiction care
Family physicians deliver up to two-thirds of all mental health services. The CFPC’s new Best Advice guide provides practical tips for working with these patients. Learn more at:

Antibiotics Wisely
Choosing Wisely Canada has more than 20 recommendations to help practitioners avoid unnecessary antibiotic prescribing. See the full list—created by more than 15 national specialty organizations, including the CFPC—at:

October 2018

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The Cancer Care Program Committee’s web page contains many helpful links you can review for Breast Cancer Awareness month and year round. Notably, Dr. Gen Chaput, the committee’s Quebec representative, has authored two editorials about survivorship that have been published in the journal Current Oncology:

Chaput G, Broad K. General practitioners in oncology: their valuable role throughout the cancer care trajectory [editorial]. Curr Oncol. 2018; 25(4):247-248. Available from: Accessed 30 Jan 2019.

Chaput G. The survivorship care plan: a valuable tool for primary care providers? [commentary]. Curr Oncol. 2018; 25(3):194-195. Available from: Accessed 30 Jan 2019.

Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month
The Developmental Disabilities Program Committee wants to highlight the ECHO Ontario Autism program provided by Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. The program is designed to build capacity across Ontario to screen, diagnose, and manage children and youth with autism spectrum disorder. Find out more at:

Surrey Place Centre—an organization in Toronto, Ontario, that helps children and adults living with developmental disability, autism spectrum disorder, and visual impairment reach their full potential—has developed a Health Watch Table on autism spectrum disorder:

September 2018

Acne Awareness Month
Have you seen the most up to date clinical practice guidelines for #acne? You can find it on our #dermatology #CPFM committee’s webpage, along with other relevant information!

September 3 – Labour Day
This #LabourDay, the #OccupationalMedicine #CPFM committee would like to share resources on safe and early return to work:

September 4 – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day
For #FASD Awareness Day, our #DevelopmentalDisabilities #CPFM committee would like to share with you the Health Table for Primary Health Care of Persons with FASD, created by the Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program at the @SPCToronto

September 21 - World Alzheimer Day
The #CareoftheElderly #CPFM committee has a wealth of quick and easy to read articles on topics such as #Alzheimer #Dementia and other relevant topics:

August 2018

Psoriasis Awareness Month
Do you help patients with #psoriasis? Our #Dermatology #CPFM committee has links and tools for you! Click here to check out their resources: #FamilyMedicine

August 30 – International Overdose Awareness Day
On @OverdoseDay we’d like to share with you the #AddictionMedicine #CPFM committee’s many resources to help #FamilyPhysicians safely prescribe addictive medications and manage substance use disorders


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