DFM HomePage 2020

  • Thursday, January 09, 2020 
    • Influenza Update
    • Comprehensive Community Care C3 for Elderly
    • Department Head - Search & Selection 
  • Thursday, January 23, 2020 
    • Public Health Update - Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - Memo for MDs and other front-line clinical staff
    • Influenza Update
    • SpecialistLink Pathway Added: Assessing Thyroid Functional in Perinatal Care
    • Medical Staff Appointment - Leave of Absence 
    • Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care
    • Communicating Unexpected Outcomes in Healthcare Training
  • Thursday, February 06, 2020 
    • Influenza Update
    • Grand Rounds - Time Modifier and Complex Codes and Health Outcomes 
    • Health Education and Learning (HEAL)
    • Wise Prescribing and Describing
    • Hospice Medical Director Full-time AgeCare SkyPointe Hospice
    • Assessor Recruitment for Clinical Assessment Placement (CAP) Program
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 
    • Covid-19 Grand Rounds Webinar
    • Influenza Update
    • Memo: IHC Referrals for Sliding Scale Insulin
  • Thursday, March 05, 2020 
    • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    • Calgary Family Physician of the Year 2020
    • Calgary Specialist Physician of the Year 2020
    • Annual Information Verification & Attestation (AIVA) Reminder) - Now Overdue
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020 
    • DFM COVID-19 Updates
      • Affected Domestic and International Flights
      • PPE Supply
      • Dental Practice
    • COVID-19 Resources - Specialist LINK
    • Red Alert: Direct Link for Physicians and Updated Self-Isolation Advice
    • Health Service Code (HSC) 03.01 AD
    • Announcement: Marianna Hofmeister, Education Manager Retirement
    • Stair Climbing Challenge 
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020
    • COVID-19 Updates
      • Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) Funding Criteria
      • Enhanced Hospital Discharge - Temporary Disruption
      • Information for Seniors 
      • Memorandums 
    • COVID-19 Education Events
  • Thursday, April 02, 2020 
    • COVID-19 Primary Care Updates
      • Healthcare Worker Screening COVID-19 Tool
      • Diagnostic Imaging Postponements
      • Cessation of Routine Lab and Fecal Immunochemical Testing during COVID-19
      • PPE Update
    • Memorandums & Bulletins
      • Changes to Routine HBV, HCV, and HIV Viral Load Testing and HSV/VZV Phoning
      • Calgary Zone Managers and Staff re Stopping In-Person Interpretation
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020
    • COVID-19 Testing for Pregnant Patients and Antenatal Care of Confirmed Cases
    • Memo: Home Care Service Reductions
    • Advance Care Planning & Goals of Care
  • Thursday, April 16, 2020
    • Maternal Newborn Information
      • Canadian Blood Services - Reducing Blood Cancellation for Pregnant Women During the COVID-19 Pandemic
      • Temporary Alternative Screening Strategy for Gestational Diabetes
      • IV Iron in Triage
      • Information for Expectant and New Parents
    • COVID-19 Palliative Resources
    • Mental Health & Wellness During COVID-19
  • Thursday, April 23, 2020 
    • COVID-19 Palliative Care Information
    • COVID-19 Primary Care Updates - Maternal Newborn Care
    • Memorandums
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020 
    • Physician Town Halls Schedule
    • Alberta Precision Laboratories Bulletin
    • Testing for COVID-19 before Provision of Health Services to Asymptomatic Patients
    • COVID-19 Corner
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020
    • Seniors Health Clinic during COVID-19
    • Diabetes Hotline
    • Well Doc Alberta Resources
    • Family Medicine Teaching Opportunity - South Health Campus
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 
    • Adult Addiction Services and Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM)
    • Special Family Medicine Grand Rounds
  • Thursday, May 21, 2020
    • Parenting as a physician during COVID-19
    • Adult Addiction Services and Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM)
    • Memo: New Advice Line Supports Albertans with Rehabilitation Needs
  • Thursday, June 4, 2020
    • Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine joins eReferral Advice Request in the Calgary Zone
    • Grand Rounds - Layered Learning Practice Model
    • Free Ongoing Online courses
  • Thursday, June 18, 2020
    • Breastfeeding and Lactation Support on Specialist Link
    • COVID Corner - Lessons Learned from Last Three Months - Dr. Deena Hinshaw
  • Thursday, July 2, 2020 
    • Resuming Periodic Reviews and Annual Information Verification Attestation (AIVA) Communications
    • Dr. Sonya Lee appointed Academic Department Head
    • Memorandum
      • Hepatology Central Access and Triage - Change in Fax Number
      • Resumption of Fecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT) during COVID-19
  • Thursday, July 16, 2020 
    • PEER Support for Phase 2 Relaunch - Calgary Zone PCNs
    • Making Guidance in Community Physician Settings during COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Calgary Zone COVID-19 Primary Care Pathway Update
    • New Rehabilitation Advice Line for Albertans
    • Specialist LINK updates
    • AMA Billing Event
  • Thursday, July 30, 2020  
    • Rise in COVID-19 Cases within Hutterite Colonies in Alberta
    • Home to Hospital to Home Transitions Guideline
    • Specialist LINK Updates
  • Thursday, August 13, 2020 
    • Wellness Resources
    • Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference 
    • Alberta Netcare e-Referral - Genetic and Metabolic Testing Question 
    • Virtual Film Screening - The Gender Lady: The Fabulus Dr. May Cohen
  • Thursday, August 27, 2020
    • Community Pediatric Non-Urgent Medical Referral Process
    • SPRAM - Suicide Prevention, Risk Assessment and Management - AMH
    • Primary Care - Chronic Disease Management Overview 
  • Thursday, September 10, 2020
    • Research Participation
      • How Will Artifical Intelligence Impact Primary Care
      • The Canadian Abortion Provider Survey
  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 
    • COVID Testing Update
    • Frequently Asked Questions for Family Physicians
    • Access Pathway for Orthopaedics 
    • Changes made to Alberta Netcare eReferral Consult Request Reasons for Referral for Oncology - Lung Cancer
    • Calgary Physician Choir Releases First-Ever Virtual Performance
  • Thursday, October 08, 2020 - deadline for submission is October 07, 2020 
  • Thursday, October 22, 2020 - deadline for submission is October 21, 2020
  • Thursday, November 05, 2020 - deadline for submission is November 04, 2020 
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 - deadline for submission is Wednesday, November 18, 2020
  • Thursday, December 03, 2020 - deadline for submission is Wednesday, December 02, 2020
  • Thursday, December 17, 2020 - deadline for submission is Wednesday December 16, 2020