UBC Accredited Course | In Person

Internal Medicine Review Course for Primary Care Providers


"This course had an significant impact in my practice. I found many pearls and actionable advice/new learning that i can take back to my practice and apply immediately to improve diagnostic and treatment of my patients" - 2023 Course attendee


"This course gave me more confidence in risk-strategizing, more confidence and knowledge informing referrals to specialists, more advanced knowledge base to share with patients and colleagues"- 2023 Course attendee

"Lots of practical tips and I had the chance to clarify/refine much of what I do on a day to day basis"- 2023 Course attendee

" Significantly update some of my hospitalist practices"- 2023 Course attendee

"Please keep on doing what you're doing! Having attendings, especially up-to-date amazing sub-specialists, passing on clinical pearls focused on utility at the primary care/specialist interface, rather than trying to make us internal medicine physicians, is deluxe"- 2023 Course attendee



Course Description

Internal Medicine Review for Family Physicians 2024 is organized by the Providence Health Care Department of Medicine and will be held from May 6th to May 9th, 2024 at St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This is an accredited activity for up to 20 Mainpro+® credits

Course Learning Objectives

  • Each participant will get three and a half hours of small group (maximum 6-8 participants) clinical sessions with an industry professional each day. 
  • We offer extra sessions in various subspecialties so that participants can personalize their educational experience to match their needs.
  • The list of session selections by specialty is provided to attendees when they register for the event. Practical lectures will be interspersed throughout the smaller group sessions.
  • These lectures are intended to assist participants in their work, as medical professionals.
  • Additionally, there will also be dedicated time for questions so that participants can discuss and review difficult cases they have encountered in practice.

Clinical Options

Addiction Medicine, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Palliative Care Medicine, Respirology and Rheumatology.


DISCLAIMER: The below day schedule reflects one of the 4 days of the course and is a preview. Topics and speakers may change without previous notice


Time (PST) Presentation
7:30 amBreakfast - hot and cold breakfast is served
8:00 amClinical Session
Endocrinology- Dr. Marshal Dahl- Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy
Respiratory Medicine - Dr. Clarus Leung - Asthma Management
Hematology - Dr. Lynda Foltz - Approach to Abnormal Blood Counts
Internal Medicine - Dr. Alejandro Dau - Practical Approach to Thrombosis
Nephrology - Dr. Monica Beaulieu - Practical Approach to CKD management
9:30 amBreak
9:45 amPractical Session
Cardiology - Dr. Thomas Roston - Coronary Artery Disease
10:45 amPractical Session
Palliative Care - Dr. Gil Kimel - Pain Management
11:40 amLunch
13:00 pmClinical Session
Respiratory Medicine - Dr. Brad Quon - Cystic fibrosis
Infectious Diseases - Dr. William Connors - Respiratory Vaccinations
Allergy & Immunology - Dr. Persia Pourshahnazari - Allergy pearls for primary care
Rheumatology - Dr. Boyang Zhang - Approach to CTD
Internal Medicine - Dr. Brian Kim - Approach to Hyponatremia
14:30 pmEvaluation and Wrap up

Course Fee

Full Series Fee



Cancellations: A $50.00 processing fee will apply for cancellations within TEN business days from the start of the course. Cancellations must be done in writing to phcdeptmedicine@providencehealth.bc.ca.


Key Details

  • Mon May 6, 2024 - Thu May 9, 2024

  • In person – St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver

  • 08:00am-15:00pm

  • $900

  • 20 Mainpro+

  • Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners

2024 Registration is now OPEN, if any questions please email: phcdeptmedicine@providencehealth.bc.ca


The Division of Continuing Professional Development, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Committee (CACME) to provide CPD credits for physicians. This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 20 Mainpro+® credits. Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity.

CFPC Session ID: 202004-001