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Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) Conference

Getting Practical for Better Practice

The 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.

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


Can’t make it to Edmonton for the LIVE event?

Consider webcasting – learn from the comfort of your home or office!

Informative, Evidence-based, and Immediately Applicable

2019 Session Topics

The 2019 PEIP Conference had a variety of topics that were relevant to the practice of family medicine. Here’s a snap shot of a few of the topics from last year:

  • Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care
  • Treatment for Depression
  • Pediatrics Update
  • Acute Sports Injury
  • Adult Vaccines
  • Endocrinology Pearls
  • Pre-Natal Screening
  • Cardiology Update

Last years pre-conference workshops included:

  • Excellent or Excrement: Beginner’s Guide to Sorting Out Research Claims
  • OATrageously Rewarding Medicine – Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care


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