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Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) Conference

Getting Practical for Better Practice

The 2020 PEIP Conference highlights focused reviews on clinically relevant primary care topics that combine evidence, experience, and patient values and is free of industry bias. With two ways to participate (in person or via live Webcast), the conference is a fully accessible, multidisciplinary event that showcases relevant, evidence-based, and thought-provoking topics in health care.


Webcasting PEIPPEIP Webcast View

During this unprecedented time, we are happy to continue webcasting PEIP for a remote but interactive educational experience! Our short snappers will be accessible online from any of your personal devices (desktop, laptop, tablets and smart phones). Virtual attendees will be able to participate in the live question and answer period through our webcast platform.

Adjusting to the Global Situation

Read our Letter from the Chair to find out how the 2020 PEIP Conference is adapting in a COVID-19 World.

Informative, Evidence-based, and Immediately Applicable

2020 Session Topics

We’re back again with a diverse group of speakers and topics with the PEIP format you love. Enjoy 20-minute short snapper sessions followed by Q&A on the following topics:
  • Dementia
  • Cannabinoids
  • ADHD
  • Chronic Pain
  • Thyroid
  • Diabetes Medications
  • Insomnia
  • COVID-19

Who Should Attend?

The conference is applicable to a variety of disciplines including:

  • family physicians,
  • pharmacists,
  • nurses, nurse practitioners,
  • residents and students,
  • and other allied health care providers


This conference has changed the face of family medicine as we practice it over the past few years! By family physicians for family physicians. Love it!

The analysis and delivery of the best available evidence in short bite sized talks are easy to retain and the information is useful for clinical practice.

Planning Committee

The PEIP Planning Committee ensures that all perspectives are considered in the planning process by providing professional guidance, knowledge, and discernment in program and event development.

  • Michael R. Kolber, BSc MD CCFP MSc (Chair)
  • G. Michael Allan, MD CCFP
  • Carmen Gingles, MD CCFP
  • Christina Korownyk, MD CCFP
  • Adrienne J Lindblad, BSP PharmD ACPR
  • Tony Nickonchuk, BSc Pharm
  • Danielle Perry, BScN RN