The Lifestyle Research Team, led by Dr. Robert Petrella, Head (Chair) of the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia, are excited to announce a new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity called HealtheSteps® Lifestyle Counselling for the Prevention of Chronic Disease for physicians and residents. By completing the CPD activities you will earn 12 Mainpro+ credits. Check out our Flyer here: HealtheSteps CPD Flyer

The HealtheSteps® Continuing Professional Development Activity is completely virtual and consists of the following self-paced and live activities:

  • Presentations by Dr. Robert Petrella, HealtheSteps® creator and Project Lead, and Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael Koehle, MD, PhD, Dip. Sport Med. (CASEM), Professor at UBC.
  • Access to eLearning modules, handbooks, and HealtheSteps® Foundational Research (self-paced)
  • Presentations on Implementing HealtheSteps® within your practice workflow (live; virtual)
  • Practice program delivery (live; virtual)
  • Complete and pass an assessment to receive your HealtheSteps® coach certificate (self-paced; virtual).


Our next live session via Zoom runs on June 27th, 2023 from 3pm – 7pm PDT. To learn more and sign-up click below:

CPD Details & Registration

Note: The cost to complete the HealtheSteps® CPD is $130 (incl. tax). Medical Residents receive a discounted rate at $65 (incl. tax). Please direct any questions to


The Division of Continuing Professional Development, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Committee (CACME) to provide CPD credits for physicians.  This one-credit-per-hour Assessment program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 12 Mainpro+® credits. Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity. CFPC Session ID: 198901-001