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January 23, 2020

Position Statement on Access to Opioid Agonist Treatment

More than 11,000 Canadians have died from an accidental opioid overdose since 2016.Opioid use disorder and non-medical opioid use are associated with other detrimental health outcomes including non-fatal overdose, neonatal abstinence syndrome, social disruption, and injection drug use and its associated harms. The complex nature of the opioid overdose crisis requires a multi-faceted, cross-sectoral response. Part of this response must include interventions in the Canadian correctional system.

January 24, 2020

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    January/February 2020

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

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

      January 17, 2020

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada welcomes Steve Slade as Director, Research

       (January 17, 2020, Mississauga, ON) The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Sladeas Director, Research, in its Academic Family Medicine Division effective February 10, 2020.

      Jan. 15, 2020

      eNews January 2020: Chapter News

      Read the latest news from provincial Chapters.  

        December 16, 2019

        Position Statement: Appropriate Use of Family Medicine Terminology

        Approved November 28, 2019 The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is aware of instances of non-medical professionals misleading the public by employing terms such as family practice, family medicine, and primary care physician. This is a concerning trend where terms are appropriated by those who do not have the medical education and training possessed by family physicians. Also, by calling themselves family medicine practitioners they may confuse the public.

        Dec. 4, 2019

        eNews December 2019: Chapter News

        Read the latest news from provincial Chapters.  

          November 26, 2019

          CFPC Board of Directors Decisions/Directions and Impacts – Fall 2019

          Read a summary of motions from the November 2019 Board meeting.

          November 19, 2019

          CFPC supports a national pharmacare program

          In the wake of the federal election, our coalition of national and provincial organizations is calling on the new government to immediately implement universal, public pharmacare.

          Nov. 20, 2019

          The new CFPC portal has launched!

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

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