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September 25, 2017

Working to enhance access to health care for Canada’s military families

(September 25, 2017, Mississauga, ON) With frequent moves and unpredictable separations from their loved ones, military families in Canada often experience health care challenges and have difficulty finding a family physician and establishing regular access to health care services. * The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to collaborate with Military Family Services to help bring awareness to these issues.

September 25, 2017

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    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).

    September 13, 2017

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

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

      September 2017

      eNews September 2017: Chapter News

      eNews September 2017: Chapter News 

        September 2017

        Drug Free Kids Canada launches a national campaign to enhance cannabis education for teens and their families

        With support from the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s Addiction Medicine Program Committee, Child and Adolescent Health ProgrOct am Committee, and Patient Education Committee, Drug Free Kids Canada is pleased to share a new tool for family doctors and their patients, Cannabis Talk Kit, which aims to help parents learn how to talk to their kids about cannabis use.

          September 2017

          See what Programs and Practice Support has in store for FMF in November

          See what Programs and Practice Support has in store for FMF in November 2017.

            September 2017

            Facebook Live event: Improving care for patients experiencing poverty

            Be a part of the dialogue on Monday, September 25th, at 8:00 p.m. (ET) and gain valuable insights on how to improve care for patients experiencing poverty. This live session will be hosted by Dr. Gary Bloch—a family physician, educator, and advocate on issues related to poverty and health care.

              August 2017

              Check out the Prevention in Hand website’s fresh new updates!

              The Prevention in Hand (PiH) website has an attractive new interface that is also highly functional and easy to navigate.

                August 2017

                Join us for our inaugural Canada’s Walk With the Docs – Advancing Family Medicine Globally!

                After 12 years of the Walk for the Docs of Tomorrow, the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) decided it was time for a fundraising makeover! We are thrilled to announce that moving forward the walk will be known as Canada’s Walk with the Docs – Advancing Family Medicine Globally.

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