CME Calendar


Mindfulness in Medicine workshops and retreats: Physician Heal Thyself. Join Dr Mark Sherman, and your community of colleagues, for a transformative workshop or retreat! The workshops focus upon the theory and practice of mindfulness and meditation, reviewing clinical evidence/neuroscience, and introducing key foundational meditation practices. The meditation retreats are an opportunity to delve deeply into an immersive contemplative practice in order to recharge, heal, and reconnect. Each workshop is accredited for 16 Mainpro+ group learning credits and has a 30-person limit, so please register today! Contact us at, or check out for more information on these retreats: Foundations of Theory and Practice Workshop for Physicians and Their Partners, which will be held 14 - 16 January 2022 and 22 - 25 April 2022 at Long Beach Lodge Resort in Tofino, and Mindfulness in Medicine meditation retreat, which will be held 5 - 10 January in Nanaimo and 29 May 29 to 3 June 2022 on Cortes Island.

CME Location: ONLINE

The CME on the Run! sessions are offered online. Registrants will receive an e-mail on how to get to the online virtual portal before each session. Each session runs on Friday afternoon from 1–5 pm and includes great speakers and learning materials. The session topics and dates: 21 January 2022 (Dermatology & Allergy). Topics include: Potpourri of Seasonal Allergy Treatments, Why do these hives keep coming back? Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria, The Strife of Hair Loss, Periorifical Dermatitis vs Perioral Acne — A Stubborn Menace, The Acne Algorithm, Bad chemistry: When Food and Pollen Don't Mix — Oral Allergy Syndrome, AK/BCC/SCC An Office Approach, and The Fungus Among Us. The next sessions are: 8 April (Prenatal/Peds/Adolescent) and 3 June (Internal Medicine). Learn more and register at or e-mail

CME Location: ONLINE

In response to physician feedback, the Physician Health Program’s drop-in peer support sessions, established April 7th, are now permanently scheduled for Wednesdays at 12pm. The weekly sessions are co-facilitated by Psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Russel, and Manager of Clinical Services, Roxanne Joyce, and are drop-in with no commitment required. The focus is peer support, not psychiatric care. All participants have the option to join anonymously. To learn more about the sessions and the program, click here.

E-mail for the link to join by phone or video. 

CME Location: ONLINE (ongoing)

This is a short online continuing medical education course designed for family physicians and primary care providers in Canada. This course will introduce you to gbMSM health issues and implications with the intent to provide you with the knowledge and skills to improve the care of your gbMSM patients. Designed in partnership by UBC CPD and Community-Based Research Centre, Health Initiative for Men, Interior Health, Island Health, Fraser Health, Northern Health, Men's Health Initiative, Providence Health Care, and Vancouver Coastal Health. This course is divided into four lessons: 1) Social and Political Context of gbMSM health, 2) Epidemiology & Life Course, 3) Safer Spaces, Language, and Communication, and 4) Case Studies. Visit to learn more. 

CME Date: 03-June-2021 to 30-December-2022

Expand Your Practice with Injectables. Learn both the therapeutic (migraines/headaches) and aesthetic (fine facial lines and wrinkles) applications. PTIFA offers anatomy-based training (20+ hours) and training recognized by the highest standard of practice in Canada. Receive the most clinically based training, including the opportunity to inject 8+ patients. Courses held monthly on UBC Campus in Vancouver. Start today with the online Level 1 - Advanced Anatomy course (20 CME). Save $500. Use code "BCMJonline" before 30 September 2021. Register now at

CME Date: 21-January-2022

Specialists are invited to collaborate on how to improve specialty care in a post-pandemic world at a full-day event, A New Day: Emerging priorities in specialty care, on Friday, 21 January 2022 at the The Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, BC. With a keynote speaker from the Canadian Medical Association, the day will have workshops about cultures, communities, relationships, processes of care, climate action, and virtual care. Participating specialist physicians can earn up to 5.5 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits and up to seven hours of sessional time. The Specialists Symposium 2022 is presented by the Specialists of BC and Specialist Services Committeea Joint Collaborative Committee that represents a partnership of Doctors of BC and BC Government. Learn more, including how to register, at