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Family medicine maternity care: implications for the future.

 This paper is intended to inform The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), its members and other key stakeholders about the current state of family medicine maternity care across the country – in practice and in education / training.

2009 Nov.

Guide for Reflection on Ethical Issues Concerning Assisted Suicide and Voluntary Euthanasia

The CFPC is proud to support its members with a release of Guide for Reflection on Ethical Issues Concerning Assisted Suicide and Voluntary Euthanasia created by the CFPC Task Force on End-of-Life Care. Another excellent resource for physicians is the Canadian Medical Association (CMA)’s Framework on Assisted Dying: Principles-based Recommendations for a Canadian Approach to Assisted Dying.  

2015 October

Joint position paper on training for rural family practitioners in advanced maternity skills and Cesarean section.

For the approximately one third of Canadian women who spend their pregnancies in rural Canada, access can be a serious challenge. Most rural communities are too small and remote to sustain specialist obstetric and anesthetic services for operative birth. There is a need to sustain and restore the availability of advanced maternity care in rural Canada.

1999 Oct.

National guidelines: family medicine - emergency medicine residency programs.

The “National Guidelines: Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine Residency Programs” has been developed in order to provide all participants in the educational and accreditation process of family medicine - emergency medicine residency programs with a consistent and simple to use tool.

[2002]

Postgraduate education for rural family practice: Vision and recommendations for the new millennium.

The Working Group on Postgraduate Education for Rural Family Practice of the College of Family Physicians of Canada was established in 1998 to review the current state of postgraduate education for rural practice in Canada and to outline an appropriate curriculum to prepare new family physicians for the challenges of rural practice.

1999 May

Report on Family Medicine Maternity Care Training

In May 2012, the Maternity and Newborn Care Program Committee released the Report of the Working Group on Family Medicine Maternity Care Training.

2012

Rethinking undergraduate medical education. A view from family medicine. Discussion Paper.

Rethinking undergraduate medical education. Undergraduate medical education has improved dramatically in the past century, but it is still fundamentally flawed by the dominance of an outmoded biomedical model that pervades the curriculum. There is widespread recognition that medical education must change to keep up with the transformations in medical practice and the expanding understanding of how people learn.

2007

Standards for accreditation of residency training programs: family medicine and enhanced skills (The Red Book)

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) accredits residency training programs in family medicine and enhanced skills at all 17 medical schools in Canada. Residency training programs in palliative medicine are conjointly accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).  

Jul. 19, 2016

The CFPC’s Relationship With the Health Care/Pharmaceutical Industry

In 2010 the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) established the Task Force on the CFPC’s Relationship with the Health Care/Pharmaceutical Industry (HPI) to review and make recommendations about the College’s relationship with the HPI.   HPI’s ability to influence the decision making of family physicians with respect to patient care through its relationship with the CFPC makes it important for the College to have clear, well-defined policies and practices to appropriately guide its working relationships with the HPI. The review included all for‐profit entities that develop, produce, market, or distribute drugs, devices, products, services, or therapies that may be prescribed or ordered by doctors for their patients to diagnose, treat, monitor, manage, and alleviate health conditions.    

2013 Aug

The postgraduate family medicine curriculum: an integrated approach.

The postgraduate family medicine curriculum. false 1995-01-01 1995. CFPC. Section of Teachers of Family Medicine. Committee on Curriculum.

1995.
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