November 2018 Research and Publications


Poster Presentations

Longitudinal Methods for Studying Symptoms: A Pilot Study of Back-Pain and Cough Symptoms Using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Data From the Deliver Primary Healthcare Information (DELPHI) Database
Heather Maddocks, PhD; Thomas Freeman, MD; Moira Stewart, PhD; Daniel Leger, BSC, MD, CCFP; Ian Hons, MD, PhD; John Jordan; Julie Copeland, MD

Health Care Professionals’ Experience on an Interdisciplinary Intervention for Multimorbidity in Primary Care
Patrice Ngangue, MD, MSc, PhD; Tu Ngoc Nguyen, MD, PhD; Maxime Sasseville, MSc, RN; Tarek Bouhali, MD, MSc; Martin Desmeules MA; Catherine Forgues MSc; Moira Stewart, PhD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP

Identifying Musculoskeletal Conditions in Electronic Medical Records: A Validation Study Using the Deliver Primary Healthcare Information (DELPHI) Database
Bridget Ryan, MSc, PhD; Heather Maddocks, PhD; Scott McKay, MD; Robert Petrella, MD, PhD; Amanda Terry, PhD; Moira Stewart, PhD

Measuring Patients’ Perceptions of Health Care Encounters: Examining the Factor Structure of the Revised Patient Perception of Patient-Centredness (PPPC-R) Questionnaire
Bridget Ryan, MSc, PhD; Judith Brown, PhD; Paul Tremblay; Moira Stewart, PhD

Iterative Design Optimization of the Technology Used Within the Hockey Fans in Training Program
Christopher Power; Ashleigh De Cruz; Wendy Blunt, MPH; Dawn Gill, PhD; Robert Petrella, MD, PhD

Hockey Fans in Training Increases Walking and Moderate-Intensity Activities but not Vigorous-Intensity Activities in Men at Increased Risk for Chronic Disease
Wendy Blunt, MPH; Ashleigh De Cruz; Roseanne Pulford; Guangyong Zou; Dawn Gill, PhD; Robert Petrella, MD, PhD

Working Together to Address Mental Health: An Exploration of the Integration of Social Work and Psychology into Primary Care
Wayne Ambrose-Miller, PhD; Rachelle Ashcroft, PhD; Jen Rouse, PhD, C.Psych; Judith Brown, PhD

Determining the Characteristics and Patterns of Multimorbidity and Polypharmacy Among Adults and Older Adults in Canada
Kathryn Nicholson, PhD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP; Lauren Griffith; Dee Mangin, MBChB, DPH, FRNZCGP; Amanda Terry, PhD; Tyler Williamson, PhD

Strategies for Engaging Family Physicians in Primary Health Care System Change
Cathy Thorpe, MA; Judith Brown, PhD; Stephanie Mowat, MA; Saadia Hameed, MBBS, MClSc (FM), CFPC; Natalie Scime, MSc; Michael Green, MD, MPH

Does Patient-Reported Access to Primary Care Correlate With Access Bonus Achievement? A Study of an Ontario “Pay-for-Performance” Incentive Payment
Kamila Premji, MD; Bridget Ryan, MSc, PhD; William Hogg, MD; Richard Glazier, MD, MPH; Walter Wodchis, PhD; Eliot Frymire, MA, BEd; Thomas Freeman, MD; Tara Kiran, MD; Michael E Green, MD, MPH 


Building and Using an EHR to Facilitate Patient-Physician Relationships
Cynthia Sieck, MPH, PhD; John Beasley, MD; Brian Henriksen, PhD; David Mehr, MD, MS; Gerald Pulver, PhD, MPH; Amanda Terry, PhD


Oral Presentations

The Physician Compassion Barometer: Patient Need and Physician Capability in the Enactment of Compassion
Jane Uygur, BA, MD, CCFP, MClSc; Judith Brown, PhD; Carol Herbert, MD, CCFP

Measuring Team Functioning in Canadian Primary Care Settings
Walter Wodchis, PhD; Sabrina Wong, PhD; Jenny Ploeg; Kasra Hassani; Stewart Harris, MD, MPH, CM, FACPM; Selam Mequanint

Specialists on Primary Health Care Teams : Integrating Perspectives for Patients With Multimorbidity
Pauline Boeckxstaens, MD, PhD; Judith Brown, PhD; Sonja Reichert, MD, MSc; Moira Stewart, PhD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP

Hypoglycemia and the Social Determinants of Health: The Perspectives of Healthcare Providers
Judith Brown, PhD; Sonja Reichert, MD, MSc; Yashoda Valliere; Susan Webster-Bogaert, MA; Alexandria Ratzki-Leewing; Stewart Harris, MD, MPH, CM, FACPM

Hypoglcyemia Vigilance Fom the Perspective of Patients’ Significant Others: “Putting Out the Fire Before it Spreads”
Sonja Reichert, MD, MSc; Susan Webster-Bogaert, MA; Alexandria Ratzki-Leewing; Bridget Ryan, MSc, PhD; Stewart Harris, MD, MPH, CM, FACPM; Judith Brown, PhD

Team Description and Processes of an Interdisciplinary Intervention for Patients With Multimorbidity
Sonja Reichert, MD, MSc; Judith Brown, PhD; Pauline Boeckxstaens, MD, PhD; Moira Stewart, PhD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CCFP

Exploring the Role of External Social Supports in Creating and Maintaining Health Behaviour Changes in At-Risk Men Involved in the Gender-Sensitized Hockey Fans In Training (Hockey FIT) Program
Wendy Blunt, MPH; Dawn Gill, PhD; Shannon Sibbald; Ryan Scott; Brendan Riggin; Robert Petrella, MD, PhD

Impact of the HealtheStepsTM Lifestyle Prescription Program on Healthy Eating and Health-Related Quality of Life in At-Risk Adults in Primary Care
Wendy Blunt, MPH; Roseanne Pulford; Ashleigh De Cruz; Guangyong Zou; Robert Petrella, MD, PhD; Dawn Gill, PhD


Family Medicine Forum Presentations 2018 November 14-17, 2018, Toronto, ON

Development of Patient Educational Materials on Physical Activity for Management of Chronic Disease
Jane Thornton, MD, PhD, Beth Bosiak, MSc, Emily Nicholas, Holly Finn, Sherry Teeter,
Payal Agarwal, MD, CCFP, Mike Heinrich, Noah Ivers, MD, CCFP, PhD
Award: People’s Choice Award
Optimal Primary Care Team Processes for Complex Patients with Multimorbidity
Sonja M. Reichert, MD, MSc, CCFP; Judith B. Brown, PhD; Pauline Boeckxstaens, MD, PhD;
Moira Stewart, PhD; Martin Fortin, MD, MSc, CMFC, FCFP
Hypoglcyemia Vigilance From the Perspective of Patients’ Significant Other: The InHypo-DM Study
Sonja M. Reichert, MD, MSc, CCFP; Judith B. Brown, PhD; Susan Webster-Bogaert, MA;
Alexandria Ratzki-Leewing, MSc; Bridget L. Ryan, PhD; Stewart B. Harris, CM, MD, MPH, CCFP, FCFP
Teaching Outside the Box: Creative ways to revitalize the classroom
Daniel Leger, MD, CCFP
“Help, I Think I’m Going Crazy!”: An approach to pruritus in the elderly
Saadia Hameed, MBBS, MClSc (FM), CCFP, DipPDerm (UK); Danielle Mintsoulis, MD
Learner Assessment: How preceptors can use validity evidence to assist with decision making
Eric Wong, MD, MClSc (FM), CCFP, FCFP; Daniel H. Grushka, MSc, MD, CCFP (EM);
Christina Cookson, MD, CCFP

Evaluation of the Factors Related To Focused Practices in Family Medicine
Melad Marbeen, MBChB, CCFP; Tom Freeman, MD, MClinSci, CCFP, FCFP; Amanda Terry, PhD
Forward Feeding in Family Medicine Residency Training Programs
Jamie Wickett, MD, CCFP, FCFP; Bridget Ryan, PhD; Daniel Grushka, MD, CCFP (EM)
Third-Year Programs: Part of the problem or part of the solution
Jock Murray, MD, CCFP (EM); Daniel Grushka, MD, MSc, CCFP (EM)
Bring Sim to Your Hospital
Kyle Carter, MD, CCFP (EM); Vikram Dalal, MD, CCFP (EM)

Opioid Use for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: The big picture
Henry Chapeskie, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CAME; Mark Dube, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CISAM

PAACT: Pain management in family practice 2018 update
Peter Kuling, MD, MSc, CCPE, FCFP; Frank Martino, MD, CCFP (EM), FCFP;
John Jordan, MD, MCISc, CCFP, FCFP

PAACT: Anti-infective 2018 update
Frank Martino, MD, CCFP (EM), FCFP; John Jordan MD, CCFP; Peter Kuling MD, CCFP

PAACT: Respiratory (COPD/asthma) 2018 update
Alan Kaplan, MD CCFP (EM) FCFP; John Jordan, MD, CCFP

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer in the Family Medicine Office: Practical pearls
Jessica Hunter-Orange, MD, CCFP, DipPDerm

Money, Time, and Medicine: Is it worth it?
Magbule Doko, MD

Best Practices in Concussion Assessment and Management
Michael Robinson, MS, CAT(C), ATC; Lisa Fischer, MD, CCFP (SEM), DipSport Med


Invited Lectures

Petrella R Creating innovative partnerships to deliver health promotion and chronic disease prevention at the points of care. Invited Speaker at Grand Rounds, UBC Department of Family Practice Oct 24, 2018. 

Case Study

Sibbald Shannon. Can Hospitals do Health Promotion: Making Hospitals a place for both Care and Health through Health Promotion.  Case Centre, CASE- Reference no. 418-0045-1. 04-Jul-2018

Case Centre 

Recent Publications

Freeman TR, Boisvert L, Wong E, Wetmore S, Maddocks H. Comprehensive practice: Normative definition across 3 generations of alumni from a single family practice program, 1985 to 2012. Can Fam Physician. 2018 Oct;64(10):750-759.

Verkooijen HM, Couwenberg A, May A, Thombs B, Kwakkenbos L, Zwarenstein M. Don't forget about the 'R' in cmRCT; Reply to Groenwold and van Smeden. J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 Aug 23. pii: S0895-4356(18)30411-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.08.012. [Epub ahead of print] (Letter to the Editor)

Rigney G, Ali NS, Corkum PV, Brown CA, Constantin E, Godbout R, Hanlon-Dearman A, Ipsiroglu O, Reid GJ, Shea S, Smith IM, Van der Loos HFM, Weiss SK.  A systematic review to explore the feasibility of a behavioural sleep intervention for insomnia in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: A transdiagnostic approach. Sleep Med Rev. 2018 Oct;41:244-254. doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2018.03.008. Epub 2018 Mar 31.

Ford-Gilboe M, Wathen CN, Varcoe C, Herbert C, Jackson BE, Lavoie JG, Pauly BB, Perrin NA, Smye V, Wallace B, Wong ST, Browne AJ For The Equip Research

Program. How Equity-Oriented Health Care Affects Health: Key Mechanisms and Implications for Primary Health Care Practice and Policy. Milbank Q. 2018 Oct 22. doi: 10.1111/1468-0009.12349. [Epub ahead of print]

Cornick R, Picken S, Wattrus C, Awotiwon A, Carkeek E, Hannington J, Spiller P, Bateman E, Doherty T, Zwarenstein M, Fairall L. The Practical Approach to Care Kit (PACK) guide: developing a clinical decision support tool to simplify, standardise and strengthen primary healthcare delivery. BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Oct 17;3(Suppl 5):e000962. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000962. eCollection 2018.

Tompkins JW, Mequanint S, Barre DE, Fournie M, Green ME, Hanley AJ, Hayward MN, Zwarenstein M, Harris SB; FORGE AHEAD Program Team. National Survey of Indigenous primary healthcare capacity and delivery models in Canada: the TransFORmation of IndiGEnous PrimAry HEAlthcare delivery (FORGE AHEAD) community profile survey. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Nov 1;18(1):828. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3578-8.

Blonde L, Khunti K, Harris SB, Meizinger C, Skolnik NS. Interpretation and Impact of Real-World Clinical Data for the Practicing Clinician. Adv Ther. 2018 Oct 24. doi: 10.1007/s12325-018-0805-y. [Epub ahead of print]

Shellington EM, Gill DP, Shigematsu R, Petrella RJ. Innovative Exercise as an Intervention for Older Adults with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Pilot Feasibility Study. Can J Aging. 2018 Nov 8:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0714980818000454. [Epub ahead of print]

Kwakkenbos L, Juszczak E, Hemkens LG, Sampson M, Fröbert O, Relton C, Gale C, Zwarenstein M, Langan SM, Moher D, Boutron I, Ravaud P, Campbell MK, Mc Cord KA, van Staa TP, Thabane L, Uher R, Verkooijen HM, Benchimol EI, Erlinge D, Sauvé M, Torgerson D, Thombs. Protocol for the development of a CONSORT extension for RCTs using cohorts and routinely collected health data. Res Integr Peer Rev. 2018 Oct 29;3:9. doi: 10.1186/s41073-018-0053-3. eCollection 2018.