Saturday, April 27
STFM Collaborative Leaders Meeting—5-6 pm
At this meeting, Leaders pf STFM Collaboratives will gather to learn from STFM Leadership, staff, and each other on ways to run effective Collaboratives. STFM Board Liaisons and STFM Board members will also be available to answer questions and provide input.
Conference Orientation—6-6:30 pm
Join your conference attendees as well as STFM Board and Committee members, as we preview the 2019 conference and all that it has to offer you! This is a fun, informal, open forum for questions and networking.
STFM Annual Poetry and Prose Contest and Reading—6:30–8 pm
The STFM Ethics and Humanities Collaborative is excited to announce the 2018 STFM Annual Poetry and Prose Contest. The theme of this year's contest is: "Of Medicine and Mirth: Expressions of Joy or Humor in Practice."
Learn how to submit your work
Sunday, April 28
Networking Reception—5:30–6:30 pm
Celebrate the opening of the conference, visit with our 2019 conference partners, and learn about select STFM products and services.
Tuesday, April 30
STFM Foundation Marathonaki Fun Run/Walk—6:15 am (meet at STFM Registration Desk)
Socialize with colleagues, get some exercise, and raise money for the STFM Foundation at the STFM Foundation Marathonaki Fun Run/Walk. We are suggesting a $50 tax deductible donation, however, you are not required to donate to participate. All walkers and runners will receive a commemorative t-shirt (while supplies last)
STFM Movie Night—8 pm
Join colleagues for the annual movie night to view a movie or documentary of relevance to family medicine. The movie will be followed by audience discussion and reflection with a moderator and special guests.
Annual Spring Conference Dance Party—9 pm-Midnight
Celebrate with new and old conference friends on the dance floor, to the sounds of one of Toronto’s best cover bands
Fundamentals of Education Scholarship in Family Medicine
-Essential knowledge and practical tools to engage in impactful education scholarship.
Hosted by the University of Toronto, Department of Family & Community Medicine, Office of Education Scholarship
This course is designed for Family Medicine educators interested in developing and conducting a medical education scholarship project at their own institution. Our dynamic and interactive program will be led by world‐leading scientists in education and family physician scholarship program leaders from the University of Toronto. Our faculty members will bring expertise in qualitative and quantitative research and represent diverse theoretical, disciplinary, and methodological perspectives. Using our unique model for consultations, and our Family Medicine Project Planning Guide, participants will refine their scholarship interests and develop a foundational understanding of research principles, methodologies, and applications needed to complete an education scholarship project. Participants will be eligible for one follow‐up virtual consultation with an education scholarship expert.
For complete information and to register, visit: https://uoft.me/FundamentalsES
Registration fee: $600 USD, $800 CAD; Note: This workshop is limited to 20 participants.
This course will be presented at the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, located at 500 University Avenue (3 blocks from the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel).