The 68th Annual

St. Paul's Hospital
Continuing Medical Education
Conference for Primary Care Physicians

This annual conference in primary care medicine provides an opportunity to refresh your knowledge about, and enthusiasm for, primary care medicine. This conference will focus on an evidence-based review of practical information, new trends and discuss controversial topics useful for primary care physicians practicing in urban or rural areas. Educational activities include a Main Lecture Series which will provide a comprehensive review on Cardiology, Sports Medicine / Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Therapeutics, Brain & Aging, Women & Children’s Health, and Surgery. Exemplary guest speakers have been chosen for their ability to communicate information and skills relevant to daily clinical practice. The speakers will also provide ample time for questions.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:
  • Analyze current issues in primary care medicine and review new guidelines for the treatment of a number of diseases and disorders commonly encountered in family practice.
  • Discuss cases regarding new treatment options and technological advances.
  • Identify new evidence based treatments using the most up to date clinical and scientific information.


CFPC: The Main Lecture Series Program* and Optional Learning Session have been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC Chapter for up to 32 Mainpro+® Credits.

AAFP: Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians are eligible to receive up to 32 prescribed credit hours for attendance at this meeting (Main Lecture Series Program* and Optional Learning Session) due to a reciprocal agreement with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

*The Main Lecture Series Program has been certified for up to 25 Mainpro+® Credits

Financial Disclosure

Any and all conference-generated surplus is reinvested in SPH family practice resident education, departmental strategic initiatives, research, teaching, and UBC faculty development activities.

Main Lecture Series

Tuesday, Nov. 22 – Friday, Nov. 25, 2022

Optional Learning Session

Monday, Nov. 21, 2022
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Complimentary WI-FI access available on-site.
The electronic syllabus will be available to download via the SPH CME Conference 2022 App in mid-November.
Be sure to download the SPH CME Conference 2022 App to access the syllabus (customize or all content), On-Demand videos (viewing only available on the Web App post event), online evaluations, conference updates and more. Participants will receive an App invitation email a week prior to the CME Conference.
New!...the program will be live streamed via the CME Conference Web App for those who are participating virtually. You must be registered as a virtual attendee to access the live webcast. Note that Participants of the Virtual Monday Workshop Only will have access only to the Workshop live webcast.