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DFP June Research Rounds: New Directions in Social Prescribing

DFP June Research Rounds: New Directions in Social Prescribing

In this seminar on June 15, 2022 at noon PST, Dr. Kate Mulligan, Senior Director of the new Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing, will provide a focal point for the growth and development of SP across Canada while surfacing and sharing promising people and practices, foreground equity, community leadership, and collaboration in this emerging practice. […]

DFP May Research Rounds: SmartMom & SmartParent: Parenting Education by Texting

DFP May Research Rounds: SmartMom & SmartParent: Parenting Education by Texting

In this seminar on May 11, 2022 at noon PST, Professor Patricia Janssen , UBC School of Population and Public Health, will share the successes of SmartMom and SmartParent , Canada’s first prenatal and parenting education programs delivered by SMS text messaging. We have created SmartMom and SmartParent, Canada’s first prenatal and parenting education programs delivered […]

Women of Impact in Canada

Women of Impact in Canada

Dr. Wendy Norman and Dr. Terri Aldred have been recognized by the Government of Canada this month as being among the “Women of Impact in Canada”, STEM Category. Women of Impact in Canada is an online gallery dedicated to women’s achievements, featuring profiles of courageous women who have made an impact in politics, the arts […]

DFP April Research Rounds: The “kids” are alright: Practice patterns among early-career family physicians and implications for primary care policy and workforce planning

DFP April Research Rounds: The “kids” are alright: Practice patterns among early-career family physicians and implications for primary care policy and workforce planning

The Early Career Primary Care (ECPC) study is exploring changing practice patterns among family physicians, as well as practice intentions and choices among family medicine residents and early career physicians. In this seminar, Dr. Ruth Lavergne and Dr. Ian Scott will share findings that call into question common narratives about changing practice patterns and generational differences in primary […]