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

September 26, 2019

Kingston WritersFest is hosting an evening with OBGYN and author of The Vaginal Bible, Dr. Jennifer Gunter on Oct 30th 7-9PM. The event is co-hosted by Kingston OBGYN Dr. Ashley Waddington. See link for details - the event is expected to sell out quickly. Costs $10 with student ID to attend.


September 24, 2019

It's only the end of September but PGY2 is flying by and that means our CCFP certification exam is fast approaching.

Speaking with new staff who have recently written the exam, most residents prefer a combination of textbooks, podcasts and practice SAMPs/SOOs in order to prepare. The advice is to start reviewing early as there are 99 topics to cover.

The Chief Blog has a plethora of resources available encompassing all of the above! Some favourites from previous years include:

  • Family Medicine Notes - I will be doing a bulk purchase of this in Nov 2019 for those interested in the latest addition.

  • Guide to the Canadian Family Medicine Examination (Red book)

  • Dr. Kirlew Podcasts

  • CFPC Website Resources 

  • Dr. Bouchard's 99 Top...

September 22, 2019

Hey Queen's Residents!

SURVEY LINK: https://ca.surveygizmo.com/s3/50054245/GIFT-2019-Survey-Residents

This is a friendly reminder to complete the CFPC Section of Residents (SoR) national survey on Quality Improvement Education within Family Medicine across Canada, as part of the SoR Guide for Improvement of Family Medicine Training (GIFT) Project 2019.

Upon completion of the survey, you have the opportunity to submit your email to be entered into a random draw to receive a $50 prepaid Visa Card!

The survey will be open until September 27th, 2019 (1 more week). It should take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. Please note that residents can CHANGE THE LANGUAGE of the survey to FRENCH using the drop-down menu located at the top left corner o...

September 4, 2019

Are you a recent Family Medicine (CCFP) graduate who is interested in practicing Emergency Medicine? 

Bluewater Health is offering a mentorship program to help you achieve your goal. The learning opportunities will be tailored to suit your needs over a 6-12 month period, with a goal to become a full time member of the Emergency Physicians group functioning independently in all areas of the Emergency Department.

Further Information available HERE

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