DFM HomePage 2019

  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
    • Influenza Update
    • Privacy Breach in Accessing Personal Health
    • HIV PrEP Service Expansion at SRH Clinics
    • CLS and AHS Lab Services Memos and Bulletins
    • Locum Information for Community Family Physicians 
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019
    • Public Health Update - dTap Immunization 
    • Influenza Update
    • Alberta Public Library joins the AHS Team
    • UofC Teaching Scholars Program
    • Family Medicine Enhanced Skills Team
    • Policy e-Bulletin: Dispensing of Medications to Patients with a Discharge Medication Order Guideline 
    • AIVA 2019
  • Thursday, February 07, 2019
    • Public Health Update: Pneumococcal Immunization
    • Influenza Updates
    • Policy e-Bulletins: Living Organ Donor Wage Replacement Policy; Surgical Plume Management Policy; Management of Patient's Own Medications Procedure; and Manager Risk Agreement Guideline
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019
    • Calgary Specialist Physician of the Year
    • Calgary Family Physician of the Year
    • New Specialties added to Alberta Netcare eReferral
    • Memo: Discontinuous of Faxing Positive Group A Streptococcal Throat Swab Results
  • Thursday, March 07, 2019
    • 53rd Annual Mackid Symposium
    • Policy e-Bulletin 
    • PHCIN Releases 3-year Plan for Integration of Health, Social & Community Supports
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019
    • Alberta Antenatal Pathway
    • Grand Rounds: Conversations about Preceptors - Student Interaction in the Clinical Learning Environment: A path towards Humanism in Medical Education
    • Bringing Lung Test Results onto Netcare
    • MyHealth Records
    • Opioid Newsletter
    • Improving Access to Palliative Care through the PaCES Project
    • Survey - Palliative Care
    • Alberta Netcare eReferral Advice Request - Support Patient Care in the Community
  • Thursday, April 04, 2019
    • DFM Alert: Confirmed Measles case in the Calgary Zone Prompting a Public Alert to Potential Exposures
    • Alberta Public Laboratories Memo & Bulletins
    • AHS Policy News
    • Information Regarding the Provincial Election Campaign 
    • SCM Update Notice
  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    • Communicable Disease Advisory: Continued Syphilis and Gonorrhea Outbreak
    • Immunization Message for Departments
    • Calgary Specialist Physician of the Year 
    • Calgary Family Physician of the Year
  • Thursday, May 02, 2019 
    • Public Health Update: Lyme Disease
    • AHS Doctor of the Week: Dr. Avis Boyar
    • SCM Update
    • Calgary Zone Palliative & End of Life Care (PEOLC)
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 
    • AHS Our People Survey
    • Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) Survey
    • Transition your Practice
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 
    • Public Health Update: Shingles and Shingles Vaccine
    • 53rd Annual Mackid Symposium
    • Grand Rounds: A Novel Normative Approach to Continue GPs - Are We Really That Off?
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 
    • 53rd Annual Mackid Symposium - early bird until June 30
    • Essential Strategies for Chronic Pain Management 
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019 
    • Seniors with Dementia Support Information
    • 2019 Geriatric Update: Clinical Pearls
    • Wise Prescribing and Deprescribing Opioid Skills for the Frontline Clinician 
  • Thursday, July 11, 2019 
    • Seniors with Dementia Support Information
    • 13th Annual Urgent Care Conference
    • Neurology Project - Physician Survey
    • Locum Information for Community Family Physicians 
  • Thursday, July 25, 2019
    • Gynecology, Spinal Surgery added to Specialist Link
    • Study on Persistent Sciatica
  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 
    • Public Health Update: Syphilis Outbreak in Alberta
    • Get involved with a National Primary Care Research Initiative
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 
    • New AHS Mammography Request Form
    • July Opioids Newsletter
    • Grief & Loss Handbook
    • Health Promoting Health Services Network Update
    • MMI Interviewers Needed
  • Thursday, September 05, 2019 
    • Specilaist LINK (Refugee Health and Heart Failure COPD Pathways added to Specialist LINK)
    • New Practice Announcement - Dr. Anene Cheung (Sports Medicine)
    • Pearls for Family Practice 
    • How Patients Can Find a Family Doctor
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 
    • Influenza Immunization Update
    • 53rd Annual Mackid Symposium
    • CanREACH
    • Pearls for Family Practice
    • Essential Strategies for Chronic Pain Management
  • Thursday, October 03, 2019 
    • Public Health Update: Communicable Disease Advisory
    • DFM Physician Award Winners
      • Outstanding Family Physician and Outstanding Specialist Physician of the Year 2019
    • Toward Optimized Practice
    • Connect Care Area Trainers for Wave 2
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 
    • Public Health Update: High rates on Invasive Group A Streptococcus (iGAS) in Pregnancy in Calgary Zone
    • Thrombosis Referral Memo
    • Alberta Netcare Portal Release 
    • Youth Suicide Prevention Resource Guide for School
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019 
    • DFM Grand Rounds - The Opioid Crisis: How on earth did we get here? (And is there hope?)
    • Women's Mental Health
  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 
    • Influenza Update
    • Lynphedema Information
    • Alberta Netcare Portal Changes
  • Thursday, November 28, 2019 
    • Influenza Update
    • 4-hour Disclosure: Communicating Unexpected Outcomes in Healthcare Training 
  • Thursday, December 12, 2019
    • Influenza Update
    • Palliative Care Leadership Announcement - Dr. Charlie Chen
    • Academic Department Head Announcement - Dr. Charles Leduc
    • Doctor of the Week

HomePage Holiday Schedule
This will be the final issue of the DFM HomePage for 2019. The next HomePage will be sent on Thursday January 9, 2020. If urgent information needs to be shared between now and January 9th, the Department of Family Medicine will distribute it accordingly, via a separate communication (DFM Alert).