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January 2018

Start the new year with the Self Learning™ Program—Education that stays with you!

The Self Learning™ Program publishes six issues per year, each featuring content drawn from more than 100 peer-reviewed medical journals, with a focus on information that is timely and relevant for family physicians. Available in interactive online, PDF, and print formats, the Self Learning Program allows you to keep up-to-date on the latest medical literature any time, anywhere, all while earning up to 30 Mainpro+® certified credits per year.  

    January 2018

    The online application for Certificates of Added Competence in Addiction Medicine is now open!

    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

      January 2018

      Call for abstracts for FMF 2018 is now open

      The call for abstracts for FMF 2018 is now open from December 15, 2017, to February 15, 2018. Visit the FMF website for more details at that time.

        January 2018

        Best Advice guide on social determinants of health gets a Japanese edition

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has granted permission to the Japan Network of Health Promoting Hospitals (JNHPH) to translate the Best Advice guide Social Determinants of Health. The document, developed in support of the Patient’s Medical Home model of care, provides a background on the social determinants of health and interventions that can be employed at clinical, community, and population levels.

          January 2018

          The Collaborative Working Group on Shared Mental Health Care shares a new mental health resource tool

          The Collaborative Working Group on Shared Mental Health Care shares a new mental health resource tool.

            June 2018

            The Centre for Effective Practice updates the Opioid Manager tool to reflect the 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

            The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has been working collaboratively with the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) since 2016 to develop tools and resources that support family physicians and other primary care providers in their daily clinical practices.

            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).

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