Vancouver Division of Family Practice Collaborations

Vancouver Division of Family Practice Collaborations

UBC CPD has collaborated with the VDoFP on a variety of initiatives, including the Advanced Billing, Vancouver Attachment (A GP for Me), Primary Maternity Care Network, Residential Care, Recreating the Doctor's Lounge, and Residents and New-to-Practice initiatives.


The Vancouver Division of Family Practice (VDoFP) is a not-for-profit society established by and for Vancouver family physicians. Sharing the same underlying goals of improving primary care for patients and supporting family physicians in their levels of well-being, professional development, and professional satisfaction, UBC CPD and the VDoFP have fostered a collaborative partnership for shared learning in the standardized use of continuing professional development/ continuing medical education (CPD/CME) tools and approaches. To date, UBC CPD and the VDoFP have collaborated on over forty certified educational events as part of various intitiatives including:

  • Advanced Billing: Updates, Pitfalls and Tips to Get Paid for What You Do
  • Vancouver Attachment (A GP for Me) Initiative
  • Primary Maternity Care Network
  • Residential Care Initiative
  • Recreating the Doctor's Lounge: Reconnecting Family Physicians for Practice Success
  • Residents and New-to-Practice Program

To learn more about the VDoFP or to become a member, please visit their website.


Program Courses

Education targeted at supporting residents and new-to-practice physicians in their transition to family medicine practice.
The Doctor’s Lounge Series synergizes relevant, practical education with an opportunity for family physicians to build collegial relationships with the aim of supporting family physicians for practice success.
Education aimed at raising awareness of polypharmacy risks in elderly care and fostering a community of support for involved family physicians.
An educational series to cultivate an improved and viable referral process among family physicians and maternity care physicians.
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