Events

Information Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccination for Children 5-11 years old

Mon, November 29, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination for children 5-11 years old is expected to be approved by Health Canada by the end of November. The Alliance for Healthier Communities and the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario is cohosting an information session to help our members prepare, and to answer your most pressing questions.

Dr. Janine McCready, infectious diseases physician at Michael Garron Hospital, will share details of the expected or approved vaccine for children, share insights for how to counsel parents and guardians, and address commonly asked questions and concerns.

COVID-19 CoP for Ontario Family Physicians-COVID-19 vaccination in children age 5 to 11 years: part 2

Fri, November 19, 2021
Webinar

Hosted by the Family and Community Medicine Department at the University of Toronto and the OCFP

Please join us for the 32nd in our series 'Changing the way we work' on Friday, November 19th at 8:00-9:00am. We’ll be speaking more about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine in children aged 5 to 11, how we can effectively counsel parents, and the role of family doctors in the roll out. We’ll answer your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine in kids and touch on boosters, variants, and where we are in the pandemic.

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Starting the Conversation: Perinatal Mental Health

Wed, November 24, 2021
Webinar

Hosted by the Council for Maternal and Child Health 

Webinar Description

Join the Council for Maternal and Child Health on Wednesday, November 24 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. for Starting the Conversation: Perinatal Mental Health—a webinar hosted by the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) to support healthcare providers in their understanding and awareness of the delivery of mental healthcare to pregnant and postpartum people in Ontario. 

Choosing Wisely Talks | Curbing Unnecessary Antibiotic Use in Children: Navigating Colds, Flu, and Kids This Respiratory Season

Wed, November 17, 2021

With colder weather upon us, so too is cold and flu season. For parents, this year is particularly challenging with kids experiencing symptoms including fever, congestion, and sore throat due to other respiratory viruses co-circulating alongside COVID-19.

On November 17 at 12 p.m. ET, Choosing Wisely Talks will provide practical advice about managing symptoms of respiratory tract infections and avoiding unnecessary antibiotic use in children. Expert speakers will provide perspectives from the primary care office and emergency department with case studies and practical tools.

Special Interest ECHO Sessions - Gender Diversity: Information for Primary Care Providers

Wed, November 17, 2021 - Wed, December 01, 2021
Webinar

hosted by echo

Primary care providers have an important role to play in discussing gender identity and gender health goals with patients and providing gender-affirming care or referrals for gender-affirming care. Learn more about how you can support your gender diverse patients in this upcoming FREE three-part Special Interest ECHO Series on Gender Diversity: Information for Primary Care Providers.

De/Implement: CWC Implementation Research Webinar Series | Choosing Wisely Post Pandemic – How COVID-19 Opened Our Eyes to Low-Value Care

Wed, November 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a major disruption to the functioning of Canada’s health care systems. While health care resources and clinicians have been stretched thin by pandemic-related demands, it has also illustrated areas of low-value care very clearly.