College of Family Physicians of Canada

Continuing Professional Development Program Award 

CBT South Pacific | April 15-29, 2017 | 36.0 Mainpro+ credits

Physicians trained in medical CBT report better patient outcomes, less stress, and higher job satisfaction (see). Take your three core modules in whatever sequence you desire. You'll learn to provide much better psychological care within your standard-length appointments. And you'll earn "triple strength" Mainpro+ credits from the College of Family Physicians of Canada—wherever you choose to travel.

August 30, 2016.  Today CBT Canada became the first organization ever to be accredited by the College of Family Physician of Canada to offer "triple strength" (3:1) credits in the new Mainpro+ system. In his assessment of our workshops, a CFPC accreditation reviewer wrote, "Two words: superlative & exemplary".

CBT Canada was federally incorporated 20 years ago, on April 2, 1996. We're the same age as Indigo, MSNBC, Pokémon, and WestJet—and a year older than Google. Back then Jean Chrétien & Bill Clinton were in office, the first DVD players were released in Japan, and Dolly the Sheep was cloned. Celine Dion's Because You Loved Me topped the Billboard charts, and The English Patient won the Academy Award. 

CBT Canada is pleased to be giving three workshops in collaboration with McGill University this fall. The first workshop on October 19 is sponsored by the Department of Family Medicine and is restricted to family medicine residents only. However, the medical school's 2nd & 3rd workshops on December 6 are open to all physicians. For further information about McGill's training opportunities, please click here

The 2016 Vacation CME Catalog is now here. You can choose from a wide variety of destinations, including cities (e.g., Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver), resorts (e.g., Disney World, Maui, Whistler), and cruises (e.g., Asia, British Isles, Caribbean, Mediterranean, South Pacific). All workshops are "triple strength" certified by the CFPC for 36.0 Mainpro+ credits.  

St. Paul's Hospital.  Greg Dubord, MD, CPD Director for CBT Canada, will be giving a one-hour plenary address on medical CBT to the ~1,500 delegates of the St. Paul's Hospital CME Conference on November 26, 2015. The 61st Annual Conference will be held at the gorgeous Vancouver Convention Centre

FMF workshops.  CBT Canada is sponsoring two Mainpro-C workshops at the CFPC's Family Medicine Forum in Toronto this upcoming November. The CBT for Challenging Patients workshop will be the 47th Mainpro-C that CBT Canada has presented at FMF since the conference's inception in 1999. FMF13 feedback summaries are here.


University of Toronto orthodox training.  Level One of the Department of Psychiatry's orthodox (i.e. 1hr appointment style) CBT Certificate Program, directed by Greg Dubord, MD, is SOLD OUT for 2015. Details for the 2016 program will be available soon.

Sweet sixteen.  CBT Canada has been providing workshops for the Manitoba College of Family Physicians for many years.  Workshops #15 and #16 are coming up this spring. See website for details. 

CanMEDS.  Medical CBT workshops are designed to enhance all seven physician competencies as defined by the CanMEDS Project. Medical CBT's emphasis on therapeutic communication, cognitive biases, and behavior change strategies promotes capabilities within the seven roles of Medical Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Leader, Health Advocate, Scholar and Professional.

College of Family Physicians of Canada award.  The CFPC has honored CBT Canada with the 2013 Continuing Professional Development Program Award for its three core medical CBT workshops (CBT for AnxietyCBT for Depression, and CBT Tools). This highly-competitive award recognizes the best CME programs in the country.  


Feedback Summary Report.  CBT Canada's 2012 report is now available for download as a 47pg PDF. Scores averaged over 90% for the categories of "relevance", "currency", "expertise", "presentation style"—and "workshop overall". Improvements are on the way! 


"A provider of exceptional learning experiences.  CBT Canada is proud to be a runner-up recipient of the 2011 College of Family Physicians of Canada CPD Providers Award. This major CFPC award recognizes the best CME providers in the country. 

CFP series concludes.  The November 2011 issue of the Canadian Family Physician published the final article in Dr Greg Dubord's 12-part series on medical CBT. According to the CFP's publisher David Dehaas, "Dr Dubord's medical CBT series was one of the best things CFP has ever published". Download a free PDF copy from the College of Family Physicians of Canada's website by clicking here.

National CPD Program Award (Drs Duffy, Dubord & Meuser)

CBT Canada Refund Policy

You may transfer 100% of your tuition to another workshop (free)
or receive a full refund (minus a $100 processing fee