The program chief blog provides up to date news and resources for our Queen's Family Medicine residents.

January 18, 2020

An Evening to Meet Retiring Family Physicians

Date:          January 29 2020

Time:         5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location:  The Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, 1465 Richmond St., McWhinney Lecture Hall Room 1150

You will have the opportunity to meet family physicians that are looking for new physicians to take over their practices

Also Learn about:

·         Primary care landscape in London

·         Tips on taking over a practice

·         OMA programs and supports

Who Should Attend:

Residents interested in learning from other established...

December 14, 2019

The hidden curriculum refers to norms and values that are passed along to medical students and residents, often unintentionally, and that undermine the formal medical education curriculum. For example, the perceived views that one specialty is inferior to another. 

This is an important issue that especially impacts family medicine and by learning more about resident experiences we can also learn how to better address the challenges posed by the hidden curriculum.

Please compete the Survey HERE! (15 mins)

December 12, 2019

This years Rural and Remote Conference will be held in Ottawa, Ontario from April 23 - 25, 2020!

Queen’s Family Medicine has a booth at the conference and is looking for volunteers! This is an excellent opportunity to represent Queen’s and recruit medical students interested in rural practice to the Family Medicine Program. If you plan to attend the conference and would like to volunteer at the booth please get in touch program.chief@dfm.queensu.ca.

At Rural and Remote there will be close to 200 sessions over 3 days, including small group sessions, hands-on workshops and Rural Critical Care modules. It is a family-friendly, with day care included, collegial atmosphere.

What people have said about past R&R Conferences:

  • Wide variety of topics...

December 10, 2019

The Spring 2020 Certification Examination in Family Medicine application is now open for qualified residents. 

The deadline to register is February 1, 2020.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Please notify your residents that may be eligible to write the fall examination accordingly.


You must register through the new CFPC Portal that went live a few weeks ago:

  • To access your new membership portal, please used the link and information included in the e-mail entitled “Check out the new CFPC portal!”. It was originally sent to members on November 20 or 21, 2019. Be sure to check your Spam folder if you cannot find it.

  • To apply for the exam,...

November 20, 2019


Join other Rural Family Medicine Residents from across the province for ROMP's Annual Rural Family Medicine Resident Retreat. Learning sessions, networking, skiing and more!

Dates: Thursday February 20, 2020 and Friday February 21, 2020

Complimentary accommodations on Thursday night (exclusive to Rural Residents only).

November 16, 2019

The Kingston Resuscitation Institute has confirmed dates for its Spring 2020 ATLS courses.

A 2-day certification course will be occurring April 27- 28th and a 1-day recertification course will occur March 11th.

Please contact Lucy Rebelo: lucymrebelo@gmail.com for RSVP details and questions.

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