Upcoming CPD
Osteoporosis and Falls

Effective Clinical Management of Dementia

Insomnia
Visit our  CPD Calendar  for information on these and other upcoming workshops.

Collaborative Mentoring Networks
Regional Meeting
Feb..24
Kingston

A free, certified one-day event including CPD workshops exploring Caring for Patients with Complex Mental Health, Addictions and Pain Issues
Learn more and register now.
On the Bulletin Board
Find out about calls for participation on committees, upcoming conferences, new reports and other valuable resources on the OCFP's online bulletin board. 
Tools for Practice
Clinical Question #179:  What is the most effective management for women with recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (four or more episodes within one year)?
Clinical Question #180: Do glucagon-like peptide 1 analogues (GLP-1) improve patient-oriented outcomes?
Osteoporosis Online
A free certified  online course  about osteoporosis
focuses on a practical, evidence-based clinical approach to help improve the treatment and management of osteoporosis, and those at risk.
In case you missed it
Drs. Joel Bordman and Janel Gracey presented a free webcast on Jan. 26, The Doctor's Role in the Opioid Crisis. A video recording of the  OTN-OCFP webcast
is now available. 
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February 2017
Mindemoya Doctor Uses Community Tradition in Innovative Teaching
How one Regional Family Physician of the Year draws on tradition to serve her community and inspire young doctors.   
  Dr. Maurianne Reade has been honoured as a  Regional Family Physician of the Year. 
Read a profile of how this Mindemoya doctor upholds her  respect for tradition while driving innovations in teaching and patient care.  
Nominate a Great Family Doctor!

Across the province, dedicated family doctors and family practice teams are providing exceptional care to patients and helping to keep their communities healthy. 

You can ensure exemplary work doesn't go unnoticed. Learn how to nominate a colleague or team of colleagues for a 2017 Ontario College of Family Physicians Award. 
Call for Abstracts - ASA 2017  
The Ontario College of Family Physicians will host the 55th Annual Scientific Assembly on November 23-24, 2017 in Toronto. Submit an abstract or learn more
about Ontario's premier family medicine conference. 
Reducing Unnecessary Testing and Treatment
Join Dr. John Jordan at a workshop in London on March 3, to explore opportunities to "practise wisely", with a focus on reducing over-prescribing, over-imaging, over-screening and over-monitoring using the latest evidence and tools from diverse sources. 


Health Apps: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
You know there are lots of health apps out there. Your smartphone-toting patients are probably asking you about them. There may be some that you think are useful, but you're still not convinced about their effectiveness. 

Now, as we learn in a  new blog  from Dr. Payal Agarwal, you can get one-stop access to trusted clinical app reviews.
Antibiotic Overuse in Ontario's Long-Term Care Homes

How important is prescriber preference in a long-term care setting? More important than you might think, as illustrated by this infographic from Public Health Ontario.