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December 8, 2017

CFPC achieves Great Place to Work Certification

(December 8, 2017, Mississauga, ON) - The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to announce that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work* following an independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from CFPC employees provided through an anonymous survey about the workplace experience.

December 11, 2017

CFPC Board Motions and Outcomes - November 2017

Read a summary of motions from the November Board meeting.

December 06, 2017

Apply for a Certificate of Added Competence in Addiction Medicine

We are now accepting online applications for Certificates of Added Competence in Addiction Medicine. The application will remain open until September 30, 2018. To apply go to www.cfpc.ca/cac

    November 28, 2017

    CFPC Position Statement supports access to EMR data for quality improvement and research

    The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) today released a new position statement related to access to electronic medical records (EMRs) to support practice-level quality improvement (QI) activities and research in family medicine and primary care. The statement is supported by the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) and the University of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN).

    December 2017

    Highlights from FMF 2017

    If you want to relive your favourite moments from Family Medicine Forum (FMF) 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, or see what you missed if you weren’t able to attend in person, here are some great features from the event.

      November 09, 2017

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada is pleased to welcome its 2017–2018 Board of Directors

      Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau received his medical degree from the University of Montreal in 2004. In 2006, he completed his family medicine residency training at the Université de Sherbrooke and received Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP).

      November 09, 2017

      CFPC Announces Rourke Baby Record 2017 Update

      (November 9, 2017, Montreal, QC) The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to announce the official launch of the 2017 edition of the Rourke Baby Record (RBR) during Family Medicine Forum (FMF), the CFPC’s annual family physician conference, in Montreal, Quebec and a unique opportunity to meet the renowned authors.

      November 09, 2017

      Objectives for the assessment of competence in intrapartum and perinatal care

      The Working Group on the Assessment of Competence in Maternity and Newborn Care has developed a set of objectives for the assessment of competence in intrapartum and perinatal care that follows the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s traditional approach of developing priority topics, procedure skills, and key features.

      November 07, 2017

      Dr. James Rourke receives the 2017 Calvin L. Gutkin Family Medicine Ambassador Award

      (November 7, 2017, Mississauga, ON) - The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) are pleased to announce Dr. James Rourke of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, as the recipient of the 2017 Calvin L. Gutkin Family Medicine Ambassador Award.

      November 01, 2017

      The CFPC Announces the 2017 Family Physicians of the Year

      (Mississauga, ON, November 1, 2017) - The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is proud to announce the 2017 Family Physicians of the Year—10 dedicated family doctors who provide exceptional care to their patients, contribute to the well-being of their communities, and demonstrate leadership in family medicine education and research. These individuals will be honoured with the Reg. L Perkin award on Friday, November 10th, at the CFPC’s annual Awards Gala in Montreal, Quebec. The event takes place at Family Medicine Forum, which runs from November 8th to 11th in conjunction with Family Doctor Week in Canada celebrations taking place November 6th to 11th.

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