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PGY-1: Committee opportunities at the CFPC

"On behalf of the Section of Residents Council, we’d like to share an exciting opportunity for incoming residents(current R1s) to have your voice heard and contribute to the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). In order to advance its strategic directions and support members across the country, the CFPC strikes many important committees and working groups. These committees often seek resident membership in order to inform their work and ensure a resident viewpoint is captured. The details of these opportunities can be found below. Most groups have two meetings per year that are in person at CFPC offices in Mississauga, Ontario and tele/videoconferences in between. Expenses are r

Resident Allowance Reminder

One of our site chiefs has recently brought up the fact that some of our new residents are unaware of the educational allowance policy. Of note, please be aware that you have $800 for educational expenses over the duration of PGY 1-2 cumulatively. Claims need to be submitted within 60 days of the last day of the conference or date of purchase. For complete details please download this file, the general resident policies link is located here.

PGY-1: Social Reps

We would just like to formally welcome our final two PGY-1 social reps; Elizabeth Morrison (PK), Jennifer Karmally (BQ). All the best and thank you for your help!

CFPC: Section of Residents Survey

Sent on behalf of Dr. Graham Gaylord, Chair, Section of Residents Council (SoR) Dear residents: The Section of Residents (SoR) wants to help The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) raise the profile of Family Medicine Residency across the country. The SoR Council has been approached by the CFPC Undergraduate Education Committee (UGEC) to distribute a survey link to the residents at our respective universities. The purpose of the survey is to help the CFPC gain a better perspective on how family medicine residents view the profession of family medicine and the value of family medicine residencies. These survey results will be looked at to see how the College can work to enhance the

Himalayan Health Exchange: 2018 STUDENTS & RESIDENTS BULLETIN

Himalayan Health Exchange will organize the following medical/dental camps in the remote Trans- Himalayan regions of north India and Indo-Tibetan Borderlands in 2018. Participation is open to physicians/ residents, dentists, pharmacists, nurses & medical, dental, public health, and nursing students. Faculty members are welcome to join any expedition. Each camp is designed to provide care to approximately 1,500 underserved patients and an opportunity for international health exposure to participants. Student and resident participation is limited to 30 on each trip. Note: Participants are responsible for arranging their own funding to meet expedition costs and must be willing to put in a min

Canadian Pediatric Emergency Review Course

The 8th Annual Canadian Paediatric Emergency Medicine Review Course is a two day comprehensive course covering the major core topics in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. Each core topic will be Case based with exam style questions to facilitate learning the practice variations and current medical literature around the standards of care in Paediatric emergency medicine. There is again the POCUS workshop which is Complimentary for trainees and a minimal fee for consultants. For Online Registration details, please visit: Course Date: January 26th and 27th, 2018 Place: Le Westin Resort & Spa, Mont-Tremblant, Québec Click Below for: Pricing Options Itinerary Course

Global Health Links

A quick update to our New Residents section, please check out the Queens Global Health Page and the Facebook Group (this is a closed group, residents can request to be added/invited!)

Grads: Brockville Hospitalist Positions

We would like to highlight to our recent grads as well as interested PGY-2/3s that Brockville General Hospital is experiencing an urgent need for hospitalist coverage. Please see attached for more details. Feel free to share with anyone who may be interested and able to assist. The contact is Carlene MacDonald and she can be reached via

PGY-1: FM:RAP Opportunity

Hi New PGY1s! Welcome to Queen's. We hope boot camp was a blast! Now that the dust has settled a bit, we wanted to let you guys know about some cool opportunities with FM:RAP, a resident-run interest group. FM:RAP was started about 2 years ago with the purpose of organizing extra teaching sessions geared towards advanced-practice skills, targeted towards residents who see themselves potentially practicing in OB, sports med, anesthesia, ER, hospitalist, procedures clinic, etc. Sessions in the past have included perineal repair (OB), point of care ultrasound (OB, ER, procedures applications), opthamology/slit lamp use, nerve blocks (anesthesia/procedures/ED focused). We also maintain a curated


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