Published Reports

These reports and  policy papers have been published by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).  Can’t find a document? Some older documents are not listed online, but may be kept on file. Contact us.



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…And still waiting. Exploring primary care wait times in Canada. Interim Statement.

Access to care is one of the most discussed issues facing the Canadian health care system. To provide more timely access to care, a succession of federal governments – followed by their provincial / territorial counterparts – have committed to wait time strategies that include wait time funding to support the achievement of wait time benchmarks and guarantees.

2008

CFPC Policy Paper

Health Care Delivery

10 Years Later: A Progress Report on the Blueprint for Action 2000

The Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada (QELCCC) is a group of 30 national organizations concerned about quality of end-of-life care. The QELCCC provides a forum for its members to share information, identify needs and gaps in end-of-life care, and advocate – with federal and provincial governments -- for better hospice palliative and end-of-life care for all Canadians.

2009

Endorsed Document

Palliative Care

A guide for health professionals working with aboriginal peoples (SOGC).

Working with aboriginal peoples Aboriginal health is a highly relevant concern to the health care community. Aboriginal patients, whether identified as Aboriginal or not, will be encountered by most Canadian health care practitioners at some point in their practice. 

2000

Endorsed Document

Aboriginal Health,

Women’s Health

A Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care: Based on National Principles and Norms of Practice (Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association) Endorsed in 2003,

Since the discovery of penicillin in the 1940s, the experience of illness has been changing. Modern century, people are living with illness for much longer than ever before. Today, they must deal with many complex issues: How can they get relief from their symptoms? How can they carry on with life as they have known it? How will the illness affect their roles and relationships? What can be done to change the illness experience? How can they restore or maintain their capacity for meaningful and valuable experiences that give quality to their lives?  

2009

Endorsed Practice Resource

A Vision for Canada: Family Practice - The Patient's Medical Home (abridged version)

In October 2009, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) presented its discussion paper Patient-Centred Primary Care in Canada: Bring it on Home.3 It described the pillars of a model of family practice focused on meeting patient needs.* Feedback from a broad cross-section of stakeholders including family physicians, other health professionals and their associations, governments, and the public provided important perspectives that are now incorporated into this vision paper describing family practices throughout Canada serving as Patients’ Medical Homes.

2011

CFPC Policy Paper

A Vision for Canada: Family Practice - The Patient's Medical Home. Position Paper.

In October 2009, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) presented its discussion paper Patient-Centred Primary Care in Canada: Bring it on Home. It described the pillars of a model of family practice focused on meeting patient needs. Feedback from a broad cross-section of stakeholders including family physicians, other health professionals and their associations, governments, and the public provided important perspectives that are now incorporated into this vision paper describing family practices throughout Canada serving as Patients’ Medical Homes.   

2011

CFPC Policy Paper

Accreditation and the issue of intimidation and harassment in postgraduate medical education. Guidelines for surveyors and programs.

Accreditation and the issue of intimidation and harassment. At the request of the RCPSC, the CFPC and the CMQ the current working group reviewed work done on this topic from 1996 to 2003. This includes the document by the previous working group and also the Ethics and Equity Committee.

2010

Education Document/Report

Medical Education

Acute care of at risk newborns education manual.

The Acute Care of at-RiskNewborns (ACoRN) program is designed for any practitioner who may be called upon to care for at-risk babies and their families, regardless of experience or training in neonatal emergencies. 

2005

Endorsed Practice Resource

Maternity & Newborn Care

Admission of rural origin students to medical school - recommended strategies.

This report presents education, funding and admissions process recommended strategies to increase the number of rural origin students in Canadian medical schools.

2004

Endorsed Document,

Education Document/Report

Rural Practice,

Medical Education

Advisory on labelling of cough and cold products for children.

Health Canada is advising consumers of the outcome of its review of cough and cold medicines for children under the age of 12.

2008

Endorsed Document

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Respiratory Disorders

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