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June 22, 2018

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    June 2018

    The CFPC’s member survey results are in!

    (June 2018) Dear CFPC members: From December 2017 through to early January 2018 we asked for your perceptions and comments on being a College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) member. We were delighted to learn that over80 per cent of you see the CFPC as the voice of family medicine.

    June 18, 2018

    CPSO CFPC Statement re “Expectations for Physicians Not Certified in Emergency Medicine Revised”

    (June 18, 2018) Expectations for Physicians Not Certified in Emergency Medicine Revised The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) share a commitment to maintaining the highest standards in the practice of medicine.

    June 13, 2018

    CFPC Welcomes Dr. Mike Allan as Director, Programs and Practice Support

    (June 13, 2018, Mississauga, ON) The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Allan of Edmonton, Alberta, has accepted the position of Director, Programs and Practice Support (PPS) effective August 1, 2018.

    June 2018

    Announcing the 2018 updated guidelines for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities

    The revised guidelines for caring for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, including behaviour-based diagnoses of health status or serious illness are available at: www.cfpc.ca/Developmental_Disabilities_Program_Committee/.

      June 06, 2018

      Re: The CFPC, OCFP, and SRPC response to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s Expectations of Physicians Not Certified in Emergency Medicine Intending to Include Emergency Medicine as..

      Re: The CFPC, OCFP, and SRPC response to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s Expectations of Physicians Not Certified in Emergency Medicine Intending to Include Emergency Medicine as Part of Their Rural Practice – Changing Scope of Practice Process

      May 2018

      This month's issue of Annals of Family Medicine now available

      Check out this month’s issue of Annals of Family Medicine.

        April 24, 2018

        CFPC and OCFP Advocate with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario RE: CPSO Policy “Ensuring Competence: Changing Scope of Practice and/or Re-entering Practice”

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is aware that many of you have expressed concerns about the recently released College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) policy, “Expectations of Physicians Not Certified in Emergency Medicine Intending to include Emergency Medicine as part of their Rural Practice - Changing Scope of Practice Process”.

        April 19, 2018

        The CFPC commends the recommendation for a universal public pharmacare plan

        (April 19, 2018, Mississauga, ON) - The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) applauds the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health for recommending a universal, single-payer, public pharmacare plan. The CFPC continues to advocate for such an approach and has urged all federal political parties to adopt this model as part of its Report Card document, The Role of the Federal Government in Health Care.

        April 18, 2018

        Drs. James and Leslie Rourke receive the WONCA North America 5 Star Doctor Award

        false 2018-04-20 April 18, 2018 View the article on Global Family Doctor.

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