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        March 8, 2011

        CFPC Announcement

        Dr. Calvin Gutkin, Executive Director and CEO of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2011, the College will officially launch a new Corporate Affairs Department at its National office in Mississauga, Ontario.

        March 22, 2011

        Japan Relief Efforts

        Japan relief efforts may be directed to the following organizations.

          April 8, 2011

          CFPC Health Care News Release

          The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) today called on all federal political parties to put more emphasis on health care during this general election.

          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.

          June 15, 2011

          Remembering Dr. Barbara Starfield

          The news of the sudden death of Professor Barbara Starfield, apparently due to a coronary event while swimming at her California home on Friday, 10 June 2011, came as a shock. Her passing is an irreplaceable loss for those of us in the global community who care deeply about health care and equity.

          June 27, 2011

          Canada’s largest physician survey warns of chronic illness impact on the Health Care System

           New data released today from the 2010 National Physician Survey (NPS) shows that, in spite of improvements in some areas, Canada’s doctors are finding it increasingly challenging to meet the changing health care needs of the ever growing number of Canadians living with chronic and complex medical conditions.

          June 29, 2011

          Advisory to members regarding CCSVI and MS

          The information shared here was provided to the CFPC in January 2011 by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) and reflects the need for further research on both the possible link between CCSVI and MS and the safety of CCSVI before treatment is offered in Canada. This approach is supported by CIHR, the Canadian Medical Association, The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, Collège des médecins du Québec, and the Canadian Society of Vascular Surgery. Physicians with related questions should contact the MS Society of Canada or CIHR. Patients with questions related to this topic should consult their family physician, MS specialist, or the MS Society of Canada.

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