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March 17, 2017

Online Service Maintenance

Please note, while the main site will be up, the Member sites back end may be down intermittently during patching.  

    March 15, 2017

    This month's issue of Canadian Family Physician now available

    Check out this month’s issue of Canadian Family Physician.

      March 08, 2017

      CFPC Correspondence to the Honourable Mr. Michael Wilson

      The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is embarking on a selection process for a new President and Chair of the Governing Council, in February 2017.

      March 2017

      Connected Medicine: Enhancing Primary Care Access to Specialist Consult

      The issue of long wait times for specialist care is one of the most significant problems facing health care in Canada.

        March 07, 2017

        Leading Canadian healthcare organizations team up to tackle long waits for specialist care

        The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement today announced the next phase in a multi-year effort to improve patient access to timely specialist care.

        March 2017

        eNews March 2017: Chapter News

        The BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) is now piloting 12 new Resiliency Education and Learning (REAL) Groups as part of a small group learning initiative designed to help members focus on the real topics that are relevant and timely to their practice.

          February 27, 2017

          The CFPC's position on the treatment and health care of incarcerated populations

          The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) released two position statements on the treatment and health care of incarcerated persons in Canadian correctional facilities.

          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.  

            February 23, 2017

            Steps to improving rural health care in Canada

            Individuals living in rural communities in Canada have long faced challenges in obtaining equitable access to health care services. They constitute 18% of the Canadian population but are served by only 8% of the physicians in Canada.

            February 22, 2017

            National Summit focuses on improving rural health care access and equity

            A national summit is being hosted today in Ottawa dedicated to improving health care access and equity in rural communities in Canada.

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