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December 13, 2019

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    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.

        Nov. 15, 2019

        Partnership 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.

            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.

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