Improving cancer screening rates in your practice and reducing related disparities

Thu, February 20, 2020
Online Webinar (Zoom)

Primary care plays a central role in cancer screening but screening efforts don’t reach everyone.

The St. Michael’s Hospital Academic Family Health Team worked with patients living with low income to understand barriers to screening and co-design solutions. Join Drs. Aisha Lofters and Tara Kiran as they share practical, evidence-based ways to improve cancer screening rates and reduce income-related disparities.


​​​​​​​Financial Webinar Series

Wed, April 17, 2019 - Wed, March 18, 2020
Online webinar
AFHTO will be hosting a financial webinar series starting April 17, 2019 until March 2020. The webinars will be presented by the financial experts at Grant Thornton LLP and are open to: - Board members who may be interested in learning more about their fiduciary responsibilities related to financial management of their primary care organization - Physicians and Nurse Practitioners in leadership positions and who are also board members - Clinic Directors and Executive Directors who want a refresher or update on current trends in financial and risk management - Admin Leads and Finance Managers who want to stay on top of current trends in financial and risk management As Ontario's primary health care system undergoes transformation, these financial webinars will help you to continue to efficiently manage your primary care organization. As a non-AFHTO member, you can register for all six webinars or may opt to select topics of interest. We encourage you to at least have one team member attend the entire webinar series so that you can have access to the recorded sessions for future reference.

Insomnia Interventions: First-Line Treatment for Insomnia in Primary Care

Fri, May 01, 2020
Donald Gordon Centre, Kingston

Hosted by the Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences

This insomnia workshop is designed for primary care professionals and Family Health Teams, but other health professionals and trainees are very welcome.

Medical guidelines recommend cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) as the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia, above sleep medications.

Learners will have their insomnia intervention questions answered, including: What is CBT-I and how is it done? What is the role of sleep medications? How do you stop sleep medications safely?

Fundamentals in Practical Leadership Series

Mon, March 30, 2020 - Mon, February 22, 2021

Fundamentals in Practical Leadership Series

Skills and Tools for New and Emerging Leaders and Managers 

HOSTED BY The Centre for Organizational Effectiveness

Over the last 20 years at Centre for Organizational Effectiveness has heard from many 
organizations that they’d love to provide some practical skills and tools to support new and emerging leaders on their journey, but they just don’t have the time to mentor every person in depth or pull together a cohesive program. CfOE is looking to support these organizations by doing just that!   

Optimizing your EMR for safer opioid prescribing and pain management (Part 2)

Thu, March 26, 2020

Optimizing your EMR for safer opioid prescribing and pain management (Part 2)

HOSTED BY Ontario Health Quality & Ontario Pain Management Resources

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. (EST)

Join the Ontario Pain Management Resources Partners as we explore how to optimize your electronic medical record (EMR) to support safer pain management and opioid prescribing.
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Liver Disease in Primary Care: Approach to Liver Enzyme

Thu, March 12, 2020

ECHO Liver Evening Series presents: Videoconferencing Educational Session

Liver Disease in Primary Care: Approach to Liver Enzyme

Please join ECHO Liver for their evening ECHO Ontario Liver series, which will cover approaches to different liver diseases in a primary care setting.
This evening session will consist of a didactic lecture by our interprofessional team and real de-identified patient cases by participants.