Newsflash October 20

Topics include why colleagues attend the AGM, trivia decoded, an LTCI webinar on dermatology, and more. Read it here

Why colleagues attend the AGM: Hear from Drs Ian Bekker and Magnus Macnab

We hope to see you at our Nov 2nd AGM! Here’s what Dr Ian Bekker who works in long-term care told us: “Going to an evening event seems like a lot of work: getting ready, driving, parking, engaging… But the VDFP AGM is worth it. Why? It feels good to see all the other people working […]

AGM trivia decoded

Are you wondering what the AGM trivia is all about? This special game after our short business part is going to be 100% non-medical! Think recognizing songs or completing a fun, brief group task. Members (and their partner or MOA if you bring them) will be part of table-based competing teams. The trivia will be […]

Divisions Dispatch October 12

The FPSC’s Divisions Dispatch includes updates on LFP payment model eligibility and the provincial attachment system (PAS), webinars on caring for opioid-using patients and on puberty suppression for gender-diverse youth, and more that will not be duplicated in the Newsflash. Read it here

Island Health Grand Round: MHO update on viral respiratory illness and fall vaccination campaign

Join this Public Health Grand Round where your Medical Health Officers will provide an update on the epidemiology and public health management of respiratory viruses, and an update on the fall vaccination campaign for influenza and COVID-19. Please bring your questions! Date: Friday, October 20 Time: 12:00 – 13:00pm Location: Teams Click here to join the meeting Meeting […]

Online forum: Addressing dementia-related stigma in primary care

This national online forum is a multi-stakeholder event to discuss the dissemination and use of the Flipping Stigma Toolkit in primary care settings across Canada. Funded by CIHR and delivered in partnership with UBC. Date: Thursday November 9th Time: 8:30am – 11:30am Location: Zoom (link to follow) RSVP:  Space is limited, please email [email protected] by […]

ICYMI: Beer Banter with the Board

Join hosts Drs Melissa Duff and Carien Smit for our next Beer Banter on Friday, October 27th, from 4-6pm at the Penny Farthing Public House (separate room). RSVP required.