The Rounds Launches Pancreatic Cancer Accredited Program for Family Physicians



HALIFAX, NS, Nov. 30, 2021 – The Rounds, the secure network for healthcare professionals, is announcing the launch of an online learning module that supports accredited continuing medical education and professional development for its members. 

The first accredited program available and its contents, Pancreatic cancer: Insights into the diagnostic pathway, guidelines and treatment advancements, was developed with a scientific planning committee including Dr. Ravi Ramjeesingh  Dr. Winson Cheung, Dr. Yifan Wang, Dr. Fabienne Djandji, Dr. Karma Murphy, and Dr. Somtochukwu Ibezi. The course is certified by The College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit and will provide family physicians with practical tools for early diagnosis, work-up, and management of pancreatic cancer patients. 

This program has received an unrestricted educational grant or in-kind support from Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society.

“This new online program is a huge step in the right direction to changing the patient journey and ultimately improving survival rates for those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer,” shared Tim Rice, CEO of The Rounds. “With 23,000 physicians and growing in The Rounds network, we are confident in our ability to spread awareness in the medical community to better patient outcomes and provide a quicker diagnosis for those living with pancreatic cancer.”

More than 5,000 Canadians are diagnosed and die from pancreatic cancer each year. Physicians play a pivotal role in early diagnosis that can change the lives of patients and their families. By completing the new Pancreatic Cancer training program in The Rounds network, Canadian physicians will learn practical tools for early diagnosis, work-up, and management of pancreatic cancer patients.

About Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society

Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society is a national charity dedicated to both increasing survival and improving the quality of life for every Canadian diagnosed with pancreatic cancer through awareness-raising, education, support, and research. For more information or to donate go to 

About The Rounds

The Rounds is the secure network for healthcare professionals. Founded in 2012, The Rounds modernizes how healthcare professionals access and share information because they believe sharing knowledge saves lives. Learn more at

For further information: Hannah Chapple, Director of Marketing and Communications, The Rounds, 902-402-2698,