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  • Dr. Brady Bouchard, a Family Doc in Saskatchewan, has created a 99 topics summary PDF in addition to having regular podcasts presented online for FREE.
  • Dr. Mike Kirlew, an Ottawa-trained Family Doc who currently works in Sioux Lookout, ON, puts out educational podcasts for general 99 topics as well as CFPC exam prep.
  • UBC Family Medicine Resident produced an online CFPC Prep, kind of like a Wiki for 99 topics. It can be found here
  • University of Toronto, DFCM (Dept Family and Community Medicine) puts out an educational FOAMed Family Med Guide available here


  • Read around your cases, it’s the best way to learn and retain material
  • Studying for your CFPC starts on Day 1 of residency including for your SOO prep – think of every encounter as if it were a SOO or that you could have a SAMP question for it!
  • Be sure to read up on the CFPC SOO (Simulated Office Orals) and SAMP (Short Answer Management Problems) Guidelines


Your department should have access to both practice SAMPs and practice SOOs and are required by the college to offer up practice time for both during both years of residency. CFPC has online practice SAMPs that simulate the computer based examination, check it out HERE.