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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – PEIP CONFERENCE

As a valued past attendee of the Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference (PEIP), we, the Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP) and PEER (Patients, Experience, Evidence, Research), would like to inform you directly of our joint decision concerning the event. After 10 successful years as co-presenters of the PEIP conference, the ACFP and PEER…

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CMN Launches “Chronic Pain Gains in Alberta: An ECHO Series”

The Collaborative Mentorship Network for Chronic Pain and Addiction (CMN) and the Calgary Pain Program are collaborating on an exciting new project, “Chronic Pain Gains in Alberta: An ECHO Series”. This program is free and open to all Alberta-based health care providers. What is ECHO®? ECHO® is an interactive online medical education program that features…

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2022 Virtual Family Medicine Summit – Register Today!

March 4-6, 2022www.familymedicinesummit.ca For a second time, the ACFP’s annual Family Medicine Summit (Summit) will be fully virtual! While we were hoping very much to deliver a hybrid conference, we just couldn’t risk it. That said, the ACFP and the Summit’s Scientific Planning committee are fully committed to providing an exceptional conference experience yet again…

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PEIP 2021 Registration Now Open!

Celebrating 10 Years of PEIP October 22-23, 2021 The ACFP and PEER are excited to bring you another year of the latest information in primary care that is concise, relevant to family medicine, and free of industry bias. Standard Pricing – Ends September 30th at 11:59 pm (MT) Whether you attend in person or virtually,…

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A Message from the President – World Family Doctor Day

Read May 2021 eNews Recently I had the great fortune to directly observe a medical student obtaining a history from a patient of a fellow Alberta family physician in a clinical education setting. The patient was distraught, struggling to cope under challenging circumstances which had presented multiple times before. During the interview, through tears she…

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PRACTICAL EVIDENCE FOR INFORMED PRACTICE (PEIP) CONFERENCE 2020

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. The Conference is a fully accessible via webcast with limited in-person seating. This multidisciplinary event showcases relevant, evidence-based, and thought-provoking topics in health care. REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 2020! 2020…

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Family Medicine Summit – Register Today!

Don’t Miss ACFP’s flagship CPD/CME conference! Connect, Learn, and Celebrate at the Family Medicine Summit! For 65 years, the ACFP has hosted a forum where members can come together to exchange best practices and celebrate their unique connections and contributions as family physicians! Join us at the Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff, AB (March 6-8, 2020)…

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PEIP Conference – OVER 90% SOLD OUT!

Getting Practical for Better Practice Make sure you don’t miss the 8 th annual Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) conference! This year’s PEIP conference topics include: Treatment for Depression, Acute Sports Injury, Endocrinology Pearls, and much more! Register Today For more details visit our PEIP Conference Website or download our program guide. Registration Details DATE: October 25-26, 2019 LOCATION:  DoubleTree…

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PEIP 2019 – OVER 90% SOLD OUT!

Getting Practical for Better Practice Make sure you don’t miss the 8 th annual Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) conference! This year’s PEIP conference topics include: Treatment for Depression, Acute Sports Injury, Endocrinology Pearls, and much more! For more details visit our PEIP Conference Website or download our program guide. Registration Details DATE: October 25-26, 2019 LOCATION:  DoubleTree by Hilton…

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ACFP Presents CPD Day

We’re bringing some of OCFP’s (Ontario College of Family Physicians) most popular programs to the West. REGISTER NOW for ACFP’s CPD Day! Choose one of three full-day, 3-credits-per-hour, Mainpro+ certified opportunities below: Mood Disorders: Comprehensive and Realistic Strategies for Primary Care Providers ($750 CAD) This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of…

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Practical Workshop: Identifying and Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care

The Collaborative Mentorship Networks for Chronic Pain and Addiction is travelling across the province to offer family physicians and their teams a fantastic learning opportunity.  After this free 3-hour workshop, you can immediately apply the following in your practice (with confidence): identify patients with, or at risk of, Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) engage in a…

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Registration Now Open – Family Medicine Summit (formerly Annual Scientific Assembly)!

Don’t Miss ACFP’s flagship CPD/CME conference! Connect, Learn, and Celebrate at the Family Medicine Summit! As Alberta’s premier family medicine conference, the Summit (formerly ASA) provides practice-changing CPD that is thought-provoking and relevant. Our provincial chapter was founded upon sharing knowledge and best practices among our members, and has been connecting, learning, and celebrating for 63…

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