Learnings from primary care: Vaccine roll-out across Ontario

Fri, February 26, 2021

On February 26, we heard from teams that have stepped up to provide leadership for vaccine distribution in their communities. They spoke to work that is underway, including roll-out and operation of mass immunization clinics, utilisation of mobile units to reach vulnerable people, and collaboration with primary care partners.

They shared unique examples of work in their regions; offered guidance and advice; and spoke to planning considerations and lessons learned.

The following leaders presented and answered questions:

Engaging and Supporting Caregivers in Primary Care Teams: Working together to improve outcomes and enhance the patient, caregiver, and family experience

Thu, February 25, 2021
Zoom Webinar

Hosted by Ontario Caregiver Organization & AFHTO

The Ontario Caregiver Organization is pleased to offer a learning opportunity for AFHTO members. There are 3.3 million family caregivers in Ontario who play a critical role in health outcomes. This webinar will highlight resources and opportunities for primary care teams to support and engage caregivers:

ECHO Care of the Elderly: Mental Health Program Winter 2021

Tue, February 09, 2021 - Fri, March 26, 2021
Webinar Series

Hosted by ECHO Care of the Elderly (Baycrest), canadian Coalition for Senior's Mental Health & Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psyciatry

Baycrest, in partnership with the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health and the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry, is excited to launch a 6-week National ECHO Care of the Elderly: Mental Health program.

Integrated Health System Response to COVID-19: Longwoods Breakfast Series

Thu, February 04, 2021
Webinar Series

Hosted by Longwoods

Integrated Health System Response to COVID-19
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EST

Dr. Victoria Lee
President and CEO, Fraser Health
The way in which BC’s health system is organized plays a significant role in pandemic preparedness, response and recovery. Integrated health system responses are critical in preparing for and responding to outbreaks in high-risk settings and protecting acute care capacity. 

Family Medicine Summit 2021

Sat, January 30, 2021 - Sat, February 27, 2021

Host by the Ontario College of Family Physicians

Knowledge for the Now
You are no doubt facing extraordinary challenges as we strive to keep up with a changing environment and evolving guidance and continue providing the best possible patient care. 

Now is the Time to Choose Wisely: Advancing Quality Improvement in Primary Care

Wed, January 27, 2021
Zoom Webinar

Hosted by Choosing Wisely Canada & AFHTO

Engaging primary care providers in quality improvement can play an important role in improving practice, enhancing patient experiences, and reducing unnecessary tests and treatments. This is particularly relevant now, as the pandemic has further emphasized the importance of resource stewardship given the urgent care needs and constraints related to COVID-19.  

OMD Educates: Digital Health and Virtual Care Curriculum

Wed, January 27, 2021 - Wed, February 24, 2021
Webinar Series

Hosted by OntarioMD

Following OMD's wildely successfully Digital Health and Virtual Care Day, OntarioMD is extremely pleased to begin 2021 with a 10-part series of online learning, OMD Educates: Digital Health and Virtual Care Curriculum. The sessions will be conducted by OntarioMD Peer Leaders and experts with a focus on education and clinical enhancements using digital health and virtual care tools.

The first of two upcoming sessions are: