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April 19, 2018

The CFPC commends the recommendation for a universal public pharmacare plan

(April 19, 2018, Mississauga, ON) - The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) applauds the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health for recommending a universal, single-payer, public pharmacare plan. The CFPC continues to advocate for such an approach and has urged all federal political parties to adopt this model as part of its Report Card document, The Role of the Federal Government in Health Care.

April 18, 2018

Drs. James and Leslie Rourke receive the WONCA North America 5 Star Doctor Award

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    April 20, 2018

    Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

      March 2018

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

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

        March 09, 2018

        CFPC Board Motions and Outcomes - February 2018

        Read a summary of motions from the February Board meeting.

        March 01, 2018

        Choosing Wisely Canada launches “Opioid Wisely”

        (Ottawa – March 1, 2018) – Choosing Wisely Canada is launching a new campaign today to raise awareness around the importance of clinician-patient conversations to reduce harms associated with opioid prescribing. The Opioid Wisely campaign is supported by over 30 organizations representing doctors, dentists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, other health professionals, as well as patients and their families.

        February 28, 2018

        Federal Budget 2018 falls short on health care

        (February 28, 2018, Mississauga, ON) - The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is concerned that health care funding announced in the 2018 federal budget falls short of supporting and sustaining health care into the future. Notably absent is any mention of primary care reform to meet evolving and ongoing needs of Canadians.

        February 2018

        Best Advice guide helps family physicians care for Canada’s military families

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) released the Best Advice guide Caring for Military Families in the Patient’s Medical Home in 2017. Since its release, the guide has received positive reviews. The CFPC’s Programs and Practice Support department would like to further evaluate the effectiveness and uptake of the guide. Your feedback is valued, and helps inform the content of future initiatives.

          February 2018

          Look for the February Self Learning issue on the 15th!

          The next issue of Self Learning™ will be released on February 15th.

            February 2018

            Now is your chance to recognize an exceptional family physician through the Honours and Awards program!

            The Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine honours doctors in all stages of their careers through a diverse lineup of available awards, including the Bruce Halliday Award for Care of the Disabled, the CFPC Early Career Development Awards, and the Jim Ruderman Academic Family Medicine Leadership Award. CFPC members are welcome to nominate a colleague or self-nominate.

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