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Date: May 28 – 30, 2020
City: Hamilton, ON
Theme: Implementing the National Framework. Where are the Gaps and How do we Address Them?

Join us for 2 ½ days of learning and networking through a variety of workshops, keynotes, exhibits, and social opportunities. This advanced-level medical conference is open to palliative medicine physicians, physicians interested in palliative care, medical students and residents. Hosted by the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians.


Pan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative (PCPCRC) Event

May 30-31, 2020 at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel (right after ALPM)

ThePan-Canadian Palliative Care Research Collaborative(PCPCRC) is a network of practice-focused research groups producing trusted research to improve people’s experience of palliative and end of life care. Our goal is to conduct and disseminate research that provides key knowledge to the healthcare system to enable better care for individuals as they approach the end of life. We currently have more than 90 members from across Canada, pursuing 16 active programs of research. The meeting will feature presentations and interactive workshop roundtable sessions by investigators leading different programs of research at various stages of development. Presentations and workshops will be interactive and intended to solicit helpful feedback as well as collaborators. If you would like to attend the meeting, please contact James Downar at


Now you can learn anytime, anywhere, and claim self-study CME credits! Sign up for interactive online study courses from the CSPCP. Members get a discount 😊.

The courses are intended for physicians studying for the subspecialty exam and for anyone looking for CME self-study opportunities.

Topics: Heart Failure, COPD, Complex Symptoms (13 Topics) and Pediatric Palliative Care (10 Topics).

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Online interprofessional palliative care course – de Souza Institute

The online Interprofessional Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Oncology (iEPEC-O) Course is based on the EPEC™-O Canada curriculum and was developed by a team of interprofessional experts. It may be of interest to CSPCP members, colleagues, and teams.

The online modules are accessible anytime. Modules include:

  • Knowledge of leading practices in palliative care
  • Team-based approaches for physical and psychosocial challenges
  • Case studies covering cancer and other advanced illness
  • Focus on person-centred palliative care approach
  • CME credits including Mainpro+ and Royal College section 1

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