Lifelong Learning

Resources and Tools

The Canadian Medical Protective Association has a Member Support Program to assist members reduce their likelihood of facing additional medical-legal matters. You can visit their website for more information and frequently asked question on the program.



The Dell Medical School at the University of Texas has collaborated with the University's College of Fine Arts to create The Design Institute for Health—a first-of-its-kind initiative dedicated to applying a creative design-based approach to health care challenges. For more information, visit their website.



The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) regulates the practice of medicine in Alberta. The privilege of self-regulation is granted through Alberta's Health Professions Act (HPA). Their website offers many valuable resources, including prescribing resources and tools for opioids.

The Knowledge and Evaluation Research (KER) Unit at the Mayo Clinic strives to answer the question "what is best for you and your family?" For more information, visit their website, and check out the video from when KER Unit Designer, Ian Hargraves, visited us at Lifelong Learning to teach a workshop on Shared-Decision Making. 


The Physician Learning Program has been working together with the Alberta College of Family Physicians to help create one-pager "Tools for Practice." You can see the full list of articles with downloads here, and opt in to their newsletter here to receive a new Tool for Practice every two weeks.


The College of Family Physicians of Canada has developed several resources to support teaching and assessing the CanMEDS-FM Collaborator Role, and to connect various family medicine education frameworks such as the Fundamental Teaching Activities and Evaluation Objectives. These resources have been developed specifically for learners, and for the clinical preceptor who teaches within and outside of the clinical setting. These resources can be accessed and downloaded here