Chronic Pain

The Chronic Pain Program is a new program being offered to Family Physicians. This program’s content focuses on the Public Health Perspective and Epidemiology, Core Concepts in Pain, Approaches to Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Management, Opioids, Cannabinoids, Prescribing for Special Populations, and Recognizing, and Approaches to, Opioid and Substance Use Disorders (OUD/SUD).

Offerings are being planned for 2023. Stay tuned for more information!

Family Medicine Lecture Series

The Family Medicine Lecture Series (FMLS) delivers a weekly live, virtual lecture series to Family Physicians. The FMLS is a partnership between the Family Practice Renewal Program, the Endeavor, RE-Boot, Shalloway and Long Range Family Practice Networks, Memorial’s Office of Professional and Educational Development and Distributed Medical Education Dept., and the Regional Health Authorities. The topics have been identified by family physicians and are relevant to family medicine. This program has been highly successful and is well-attended.

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The Frailty Series is one of the most popular program offerings. The Frailty series is the collaborative effort of two Geriatricians and eight Family Physicians from across the province. This team of physicians develop and deliver content focused on care of the older adult. Topics include Dementia, Delirium, Frailty, Deprescribing, Advance Care Planning, Capacity Assessment, Falls, Elimination, Pain, Insomnia, Exercise, Osteoporosis, Substance Use Disorder – Opioids and Alcohol, Driving, Chronic Disease Management, and Nutrition.  

A virtual offering of Frailty 3 will be held Sept 13th, 20th  and 27th from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Please stay tuned for registration information.


MyPractice is a robust educational and support program for family physicians starting a new practice in the province, moving from one practice to another within the province, or transitioning from active practice to retirement. The program elements consist of online modules, Bootcamp Workshops, and a Mentor Matching Service. 

For more information, please visit the MyPractice website.


MyQ provides family physicians with support and programming to improve clinic processes.  The program leads to improved quality of care for patients and a better work/life balance for participating physicians. This program offers support from national experts, local physicians, and MyQ practice facilitators. 

For more information, please visit the MyQ website.

Palliative Care

The Palliative Care Program is a group learning program for family physicians focusing on palliative care in the community. Topics include: Delirium, Dyspnea, Nausea and Constipation, Opioids, and Pain.

Offerings are being planned for 2023. Stay tuned for more information!

Suboxone Treatment of Addiction Advanced Training Program

The Suboxone Treatment of Addiction Program provides family physicians with key learnings on how to care for patients who are opioid dependent. The program describes opioid dependency features, treatments, and screening information. 

Offerings are being planned for fall 2023. Check back for more information!

Gender Affirmative Care

The Gender Affirmative Care program is a new program being developed for Family Physicians. This program will have two components:

  1. Gender Diversity in Primary Care (Gender 101): A standalone session for Family Physicians who are interested in learning to create an inclusive practice.
  2. Gender Affirming Health Care: Content will focus on assessing, prescribing, long term follow-up.

Stay tuned for more information!