Peer Tutors for Alternative Route to Certification

Dear Colleagues, The College of Family Physicians of Canada is delighted to extend, through the Chapters, an invitation to all community practitioners who are interested in becoming peer tutors for the Alternative Route to Certification (ARC) program. Applications for ARC will be accepted until December 31, 2015, so we are anticipating a need for new […]

myWHI diary: An electronic headache diary

See letter below from a research team at IWK Health Centre:   myWHI diary: An electronic headache diary We are a research team, at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax Nova Scotia, and we have developed an electronic headache diary. The myWHI diary has been designed to be used by adolescents and young adults who suffer […]

Provincial Membership Fee Increase

As of July 1, 2015 our membership fees are subject to a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) equalling an increase of 1.5%. The COLA of 1.5%, represents the difference in the Consumer Price Index (in effect at the time of calculation) from 2013 to 2014 in New Brunswick. The new fees on your July renewal will be modified […]

Survey on chronic pain and recurrent pain complaints in childhood

Please see attached letter from the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research and Department of Pediatric Anesthesia, IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University:   Dear Colleague, Chronic pain and recurrent pain are common complaints in childhood. To date, there is no standard medical testing that is diagnostic of chronic pain, and labels used to describe this […]

Patient Medical Home Video

The CFPC invites you to watch a short video featuring Shauna Wilkinson and Dr. Wendy Stefanek from Crowfoot Village Family Practice in Calgary, who share their experience of transitioning into a practice that aligns with the principles of a Patient’s Medical Home. The video describes how, by following PMH principles, Crowfoot Village Family Practice is able to provide […]