East Kootenay Divisions of Family Practice

Physician Resources

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Pathways is a password-protected physician's resource website that is used frequently by EK Family Physicians, authorized health care providers, and MOAs for quick access to current and accurate Specialist and clinic referral information.

Pathways provides access to hundreds of patient and clinician resources, as well as community service and allied health information that is categorized and searchable. It also enables you to email resources to patients.

If you have any questions or would like a demonstration, please connect with Hanlie Du Plessis, Pathways administrator for the East Kootenay Division of Family Practice, at eastkootenay@pathwaysbc.ca.

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UpToDate is an award-winning online clinical decision support resource, available to Divisions of Family Practice members for use in individual practices at no cost to the individual physician. Access more than 10,000 peer-reviewed topics in 21 specialties from international and Canadian authors, as well as drug information, medical calculators, and patient information sheets. All UpToDate topic searches are CME eligible for registered users.

How to access UpToDate
To access UpToDate, go to www.divisionsbc.ca or to your local division homepage, log in, and click on the UpToDate menu item on the top navigation bar.

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The EK CPD Steering Committee is an EK Division of Family Practice regional initiative. Regional CME is funded by pooling a percentage of community CME funds to host four regional events/initiatives. The four regional events are determined by the EK CPD Steering Committee. The EK CPD Steering Committee consists of local family physician and specialist CME leads from East Kootenay communities, as well as EK Division staff. The EK CPD offers:

  • Monthly Happy Hour and Learn session: Local specialists providing high quality CME via Zoom. A great way to get to know your local East Kootenay specialists
  • Monthly Newsletter: A summary of what is happening locally, regionally, and provincially
  • Annual EK CME Day: A UBC accredited event held at Copper Point Resort in Invermere. A family friendly in-person weekend of learning and networking. Local East Kootenay physician speakers.
  • Winter Conference: A focused conference held during the winter months in Kimberley.


EK Med Net

East Kootenay Medical Network is an online hub designed for EK physicians with the goal of centralizing relative physician information with the use of a calendar that highlights meetings, CME activities and events. Learn more.