May 17, 2013
Today's Family Medicine News Highlights
Dr. Pierre Delva, a passionate advocate for community health and family medicine, passed away on April 5 after a brief illness. Dr. Delva will be remembered fondly by many of his colleagues and former students within the College.
We'd like to keep you updated on the Public Health Agency of Canada's communications activities on both Novel Coronavirus and H7N9.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s national office will be closed for the holiday.
Week of May 13, 2013
An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.
May. 8, 2013
Strategies that encourage user-friendly access to information and care for patients beyond traditional office visits are widely used. These FAQs on email communication with patients identifies the legal risks family physicians face when emailing their patients; issues around privacy and security of personal information; and timeliness issues of email communication.
Lethal consequences from the recreational use of the antidepressant bupropion (Wellbutrin®; Zyban®) through inhalation and/or injection.
April 24, 2013
Ottawa (April 24, 2013) – The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) have joined to urge the Minister of Health to take swift action to ensure that the Apotex Alysena 28 faulty birth control debacle never happens again in Canada.
On April 19, 2013, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada wrote a letter to Health Minister, Leona Aglukkaq, regarding the debacle of faulty birth control that reached consumers in Canada, and the inquiry into the undue delay in notifying women and their health care providers of the error.
The Alberta College of Family Physicians (ACFP) is pleased to announce that the Call for Presentations for the 59th Annual Scientific Assembly (ASA) is now open. The 59th ASA will take place February 27 to March 1, 2014 in Banff, Alberta.