News and Events

Keep up-to-date on the news and information provided by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. 
 

385 Results | Viewing 21 to 30

May 30, 2011

Advisory to Members: CFPC Section fees dropped

As of January 2011, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) no longer charges additional fees for members who join the Section of Teachers or the Section of Researchers. This brings these Sections in line with the Section of Residents, Section of Medical Students, and Section of Communities of Practice in Family Medicine, where members have not paid additional fees in the past.

January 2016

Alberta’s 61st ASA is Rockin’ the Rockies!

Register now to attend the ACFP’s 61st Annual Scientific Assembly, March 4th to 6th, 2016, in Banff, Alberta.  

    May 2013

    ALERT to Ontario Physicians and Pharmacists re Bupropion

    Lethal consequences from the recreational use of the antidepressant bupropion (Wellbutrin®; Zyban®) through inhalation and/or injection.

    December 06, 2017

    Apply for a Certificate of Added Competence in Addiction Medicine

    We are now accepting online applications for Certificates of Added Competence in Addiction Medicine. The application will remain open until September 30, 2018. To apply go to www.cfpc.ca/cac

      April 15, 2015

      Apply now for a Certificate of Added Competence in Family Medicine

      We are pleased to announce that the CAC Application is now open. Information and guidance related to the CAC application process, as well access to the application itself, can be found on the CAC webpage.  

        September 18, 2017

        Arthritis Alliance of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada launch tool to improve care for 4.4 million Canadians living with osteoarthritis

        Toronto, ON - The Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) today launched the Osteoarthritis Tool. The tool is designed to give health care providers the key professional knowledge and skills necessary to effectively diagnose and facilitate the management of patients living with osteoarthritis (OA).

        July 12, 2011

        Asbestos Letter to the Prime Minister

        On June 14, 2011, the College of Family Physicians of Canada, Canadian Medical Association, and The Canadian National Specialty Society for Community Medicine(NSSCM) wrote to Prime Minister Stephen Harper stating that Canada must eliminate asbestos production and exportation, and encourage economic activity that does not endanger the public’s health.

        January 2018

        Assess your prescribing skills and earn MainPro+® credits with Prescribing Safely Canada

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is working with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College) to pilot Prescribing Safely Canada—a new online tool to help Canadian physicians assess and enhance their prescribing skills.

          March 2017

          Associate members of the CFPC may now act as a primary referee for non-physician researchers and educators

          To recognize the important role our valued colleagues from disciplines outside of family medicine play in contributing to research and teaching in family medicine, the CFPC has approved a new approach for Associate membership: Existing Associate members may now act as a primary referee for non-physician researchers and family medicine educators who are applying for Associate membership.  

            August 2011

            BCCFP 23rd Annual Scientific Assembly

            The BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) hosts its 23rd Annual Scientific Assembly in Vancouver, BC at the Hyatt Regency on October 15 and 16, 2011.

              Copyright © 1996-2018 The College of Family Physicians of Canada