October 30, 2014
Today's Family Medicine News Highlights
October 29, 2014
Sleeping pills don’t provide enough extra sleep for older Canadians to warrant the risk of deadly side effects — and doctors and patients alike should think twice about their use, Dr. Wendy Levinson, chair of Choosing Widely Canada, said today.
Week of October 27, 2014
An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.
October 23, 2014
Please note that there is no change to the date, time or location of the Certification Examination in Family Medicine for candidates scheduled on Friday, October 24th, 2014 in Ottawa. Please proceed as per the details provided in your entrance letter.
October 22, 2014
Congratulations to Dr Wendy Norman and Dr Janet Smylie, both of whom have been awarded Applied Public Health Chairs from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Dr Norman and Dr Smylie are both active members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Click here to read a backgrounder on Ebola - helpful information about the virus and how you can support efforts to contain the spread of the disease.
Dr. Pamela Eisener-Parsche, CFPC’s Executive Director, Academic Family Medicine (right) joins CMA President, Dr. Chris Simpson (left) and Pamela Fayerman, Vancouver Sun health reporter and award recipient at the 2014 National Media Awards for Excellence in Health Reporting – Ottawa, October 21, 2014
October 3, 2014
Please join your fellow members for the College’s Annual Meeting of Members.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada proudly acknowledges the outstanding contributions of Canadian family doctors for their dedication to their patients and the delivery of high-quality health care. Family Doctor Week in Canada will be celebrated during the week of the annual Family Medicine Forum from November 13 to 15 in Quebec City, QC.
Developed by CFPC members from the College’s Special Interests or Focused Practices program committees, the guidelines are available to assist with requests from patients to authorize access to dried cannabis.