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October 30, 2014

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    October 29, 2014

    Choosing Wisely Canada launches second phase of campaign to prevent unnecessary testing and treatment

    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

    What's on at the College

    An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.

      October 23, 2014

      No changes to Certification Examination in Family Medicine in Ottawa on October 24th

      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

        CFPC Members Awarded CIHR-PHAC Applied Public Health Awards

        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.

          October 2014

          What You Need to Know about the Ebola Virus Disease

          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.

          October 2014

          CMA Media Awards 2014

          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

            CFPC Annual Meeting of Members

            Please join your fellow members for the College’s Annual Meeting of Members.

              October 2014

              Family Doctor Week 2014

              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.

                September 2014

                New CFPC Release: Dried Cannabis Preliminary Guidance

                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.

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