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Upcoming Events and Partner Resources

Professional development and networking opportunities are available throughout the year for family physicians working in cancer care.
Upcoming events
The Family Practice Oncology Network offers ooncology resources and connections to family physicians in British Columbia

Check out these great opportunities for professional development and networking with your colleagues in cancer care:

GPO Education Program Introductory Module
Our Spring 2021 intake (virtual this time) will run February 1-12, 2021 morning lectures, and March 1-12 afternoon lectures. Our
Fall 2021 intake is scheduled for in-person delivery at BC Cancer - Vancouver, September 13-24, 2021 pandemic permitting. Please check back next Spring to confirm plans for this intake.

The Family Practice Oncology Network offers the GPO Education Program to provide newly hired General Practitioners in Oncology opportunity to strengthen their oncology skills and knowledge, and enhance cancer care in their communities. The Introductory Module is followed by 30 days of rotation over six months, and completion of this program is required by all newly hired GPOs. More information. Email Dilraj Mahil.  

Webcast: CNS Malignancies
January 21, 2020, 8:00 am-9:00 am Pacific Time

Presentation by Dr. Muhammad Zulfiqar Registration is free via UBC Continuing Professional Development. For more information, email Dilraj Mahil.


Partner resources
The UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development offers the following online accredited oncology modules for primary care at no cost:

Late Effects of Childhood Cancers

Interested in learning more about the late effects of childhood cancer therapy? In this short 45-minute online module, you will learn about different long-term health risk categories for the development of late effects, screening and management of late effects, a clinical approach to assess long-term health risks, and where to find available resources.

  • Target audience: family physicians, specialists and other health care professionals in British Columbia involved in the health care of adult patients who are survivors of childhood cancer.
  • Up to 0.75 Mainpro+ / MOC Section 3 credits
Breast Cancer Screening Update: What's New in BC?
Online course

Are you up-to-date on the BC Breast Cancer Screening Policy?  Endorsed by the Screening Mammography Program of BC (SMP), this 45-minute, free, online, mobile-friendly, and accredited module outlines the current BC breast cancer screening guidelines. 

  • Target audience: Family physicians working in British Columbia who have patients in SMP or may refer patients in the future.
  • Up to 0.75 Mainpro+
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