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November 19 2019

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    Nov. 15, 2019

    Partnerships in Action

    In July we announced $3.58 million in funding over five years to the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) from Scotiabank and MD Financial, in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association.

      November 2019

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

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

        Nov. 1, 2019

        The new CFPC portal will launch in November

        The CFPC is creating a dynamic new portal for an improved user experience.

          October 31, 2019

          The College of Family Physicians of Canada welcomes its 2019–2020 President and Board of Directors

          (October 31, 2019, Mississauga, ON) A graduate of the University of Alberta (U of A), Dr. Shirley Schipper received her Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) in 2001.

          October 28, 2019

          The CFPC urges new federal government to provide strong leadership on health care

          (October 28, 2019, Mississauga, ON) The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) congratulates all newly elected members of Parliament (MPs) on their success in the 2019 federal election. During the election campaign the CFPC was pleased to see specific priorities identified by the CFPC featured in policy announcements from several parties. The CFPC urges MPs to pursue the following priorities:

          October 23, 2019

          Celebrating a Family Medicine Milestone and 1969 Trailblazers

          (October 23, 2019, Mississauga, ON) Fifty years ago a pioneering group of 12 family physicians successfully completed the first ever Certification Examination in Family Medicine and earned the Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) special designation. They were introduced to recognize the rigorous assessment required for two key priorities: to support the broad scope of skills and knowledge required of family physicians in their central role caring for patients; and to help advance family medicine in Canada.

          October 16, 2019

          More commitment required for Indigenous health by the federal government

          (October 16, 2019, Mississauga, ON) The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada (IPAC), and the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) call for federal leadership to address adverse health effects on Indigenous people in Canada. We call on all candidates to provide solutions for the following priorities that have remained unaddressed in our urban, rural, and remote First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities:

          October 17, 2019

          The CFPC recognizes Canada’s Top Family Physicians of 2019

          (October 17, 2019, Toronto, ON) The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine (FAFM) are pleased to announce the 2019 Family Physicians of the Year as the recipients of the Reg L. Perkin Awards. Each year 10 recipients—one from each province—are nominated by their peers, colleagues, and the CFPC’s Chapters for their leadership, contributions to patient care, and commitment to family medicine teaching and research.

          October 10, 2019

          300,000 Canadian Health Professionals Call for Urgent Action to Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change

            300,000 Canadian Health Professionals Call for Urgent Action to Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change

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