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Continuing Medical Education

The Network strives to provide directly relevant, accessible oncology continuing medical education opportunities for family physicians in BC.


November 18-19 Events
The Network's inaugural GPO Case Study Day will be held the afternoon of November 18, 2016  at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. The focus will be on managing key patient care issues related to venous thromboembolism in cancer patients; side-effects of immunotherapy, and breast cancer. Registration for General Practitioners in Oncology ​to open late summer. 

November 19, 2016 is the date for this year's Family Practice Oncology CME Day also to be held at the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's/BC Women's Hospital. Program details. Registration to open late summer. 

We held two CME offerings November 2015 – our annual Family Practice Oncology CME Day on November 21 preceded by a November 20 afternoon session on Oncology Imaging for Primary Care.

For more information contact Jennifer Wolfe.

Presented in partnership with UBC's Division of Continuing Professional Development, Webcasts are held 8-9:00 a.m. (Pacific time) the third Thursday of every month (except July, August and December). Our complimentary Webcasts provide opportunity to participate in topical, interactive oncology presentations from anywhere with Internet access. 

This Group Learning Program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit per session. Participants can earn further credits by taking part in the College's Linking Learning to Practice initiative. 

Upcoming webcasts

There are no Webcasts in July and August. 

September 15 will feature Dr. Greg Dueck speaking on Multiple Myeloma - Insight for Primary Care. Register

October 20 will feature Dr. Gina Ogilvie speaking on HPV Vaccines and Cancer Prevention. Register

November 17 will feature Dr. Lee Ann Martin speaking on Febrile Neutropenia: Primary Care Perspective. Register

There is no Webcast in December. 

To view webcasts on mobile devices, you need to download a mobile flash browser from your app store. 

View recorded webcasts

Gain credit through the College of Family Physicians of Canada Linking Learning Exercises. 




Download MP4 files of recordings for 2015+. 
Email  Jennifer Wolfe for archived webcasts (2010-11).
Community workshops

Community Cancer Outreach Program on Education 

The Network also partners with UBC Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) to develop and present interactive cancer care workshops for family physicians throughout BC. As of 2016, the program engaged over 800 family practitioners in 80+ different communities across BC. Workshops include small-group, case-based learning to support family physicians in their role along the cancer care continuum. Workshops currently focus on Breast, Prostate, Colorectal Cancer and Advanced Cancers. 

Visit UBC CPD to find a workshop near you and to access the latest news on the program.

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