FMF/Research Day

Innovation and Creativity

Research at the 9th Annual Family Medicine Research Day & Family Medicine Forum 2013

Please join us at the 9th Annual Family Medicine Research Day and at the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s Family Medicine Forum 2013, where gems of discovery—including the role of innovation and creativity in creating the evidence base for family practice--will be yours for the taking.

 Research Day map 

Explore innovation here.

9th Annual Family Medicine Research Day

Family Medicine Forum
Pre-conference Day

Research Day will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Breakfast: 7:30
Welcome: 8:30
Dinner: 19:00–22:00

Research Day is a great opportunity to learn about the work of your research colleagues and to network with other primary care researchers.  

The Section of Researchers invites you and your colleagues to experience our newly renovated Research Day—a place to share knowledge, exchange ideas with like-minded colleagues, and network in a warm and welcoming environment.

Then, plan to join us for our Annual Section of Researchers’ Awards Dinner at the Dockside Restaurant at the Granville Island Hotel. Pre-registration /tickets required. Download the registration form.

Research Day at Family Medicine Forum 2013

Features will include active and engaging poster discussions, Research Pearls, and the Einstein Workshop. Senior Editors from Canadian Family Physician will also be on hand to answer your questions about getting your work published.  View the Family Medicine Research Day Scientific Program

FMF Research Pearls – The Top Four Papers (concurrent)
10:00-10:15
We’re excited to let you know about this year’s Top 4 Oral Abstracts session at FMF. From the 142 abstracts submitted, 34 high quality projects were accepted for presentation at Research Day. The Top 4 will be showcased in this special session

Active and Engaging Poster Sessions
10:20—11:05
Taking a page from the North American Primary Care Research Group’s highly successful poster session, this year FMF Research Day will feature time dedicated to poster discussions. Come meet the poster authors and discuss the exciting range of new leading-edge Canadian research ideas on display!

How to get your work published
Ever wonder what it might take to change that poster or oral presentation into a published  manuscript?  This year Senior Editors from the Canadian Family Physician will be on hand to answer your questions!  Bring your research abstracts, your ideas for research, or even your manuscript. Get great advice from experts and kick-start your research success!

The Einstein Workshop
11:10-12:10
Panel: Dee Mangin, (NZ) Marie Pirotta, (AUS) Jerry Kruse (USA)
Facilitator: Carol Herbert
This workshop will take a measure of the state of family medicine research in the United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. The panel and will discuss the future of primary care research in the context of a lifetime of experience in the discipline of family medicine and general practice. 

The Next Frontiers of Primary Health Care Research: Are we serious about bridging the primary care-public health interface and what are the costs and benefits of doing so? What does research have to do with it?
15:15-16:30
Join Dr Nancy Edwards (Scientific Director, Institute of Population and Public Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research  (CIHR), Dr Robyn Tamblyn (Scientific Director, Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, CIHR), and Mr. Ted Bruce (Executive Director for Population Health, Vancouver Coastal Health, and Vice-Chair, Institute of Population and Public Health Advisory Board)  for an interactive discussion on the next  frontiers of primary health care research and to learn about relevant initiatives and funding opportunities at CIHR.

View the full lineup of Research Day events and abstracts.

Section of Researchers’ Dinner

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
19:00 – 22:00

The Annual Section of Researchers’ Dinner will take place on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at the Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel. Pre-registration/Tickets required. Download the registration form.

FMF 2013

Innovation and creativity will continue on Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8, 2013

Dangerous Ideas Soapbox
Thursday, November 7, 2013
T11719  13:45–14:45
There are sure to be hidden gems in the Dangerous Ideas Soapbox, a new session being featured at this year’s Family Medicine Forum. 

Dangerous Ideas can be controversial or revolutionary. They can encourage us to explore existing ideas from new angles and bring blue sky thinking to our work. They can stir us to explore new approaches to solving problems, instigate the creation of new paradigms, or stimulate rebellion, but they all demonstrate creativity, challenge current thinking, and demonstrate a commitment to moving the idea forward in order to make a difference. Dare you venture into these Dangerous Ideas Soapbox waters? Read the full abstract.

Impacting Clinical Practice: The Top 10
Thursday, November 7, 2013
T7558    10:00–11:00
Hear family physicians, all of whom are also involved in research, discuss exciting new developments drawn from last year’s North American Primary Care Research Group meeting. Find the top ten here!

FMF Research Pearls
Thursday, November 7, 2013
T34710  11:15–12:15
Research Pearls presents the best in leading-edge Canadian research. For the first time ever, FMF will present the top-rated clinically relevant research projects presented on Research Day 2013, in quick 10-minute capsules. You’ll hear some of Canada’s best researchers discuss leading-edge Canadian research, great research questions, and excellent, rigorous answers. Discover your research pearls here

Café-Idée
Thursday, November 7, 2013
10:00–15:00
Have you ever wondered about a new approach to a clinical problem, what really was responsible for the outcomes you have observed in your patients, or if there were a better way to organize your learning, teaching, or professional practice? Experienced and novice researchers alike have stocked the Café-Idée with their best tips for success, and will be waiting to chat with you at this open, informal session. Explore your ideas; learn about next steps; and find out how to get funding, academic support, and time to work on your question; and access resources for further information. Each step forward brings a new horizon into view—you never know where that will lead! Explore your new horizons at Café-Idée

R & R Mixer
Thursday, November 7, 2013
17:30–18:30
Medical students and residents will have an opportunity to meet practising family physicians who also do research, hear about exciting breakthroughs that have helped build the evidence base for clinical practice, and explore the symbiotic relationship between clinical practice and research. Sponsored by the British Columbia College of Family Physicians. Navigate your way to the R&R Mixer.

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