Suspension or Revocation of Membership/Special Designations: Individuals who fail to comply with the College's requirements related to annual membership fees and/or continuing medical education shall have their College membership and the right to continue to use any College Special Designation suspended or revoked. On receipt of notification from a licensing authority of the suspension or revocation of the license of a College member, the College shall immediately suspend or revoke his/her College membership and/or special designations and shall notify the member of this action.
Each College member agrees to the right of the College to suspend or revoke his or her membership and/or special designations according to the College's Bylaws and/or Regulations and specifically waives any right or claim to damages as the result of this action.
Restoration of Membership/Special Designations: A licensed physician in good standing whose College membership and/or special designations were suspended or revoked may apply for reinstatement of such membership and/or special designations. To have membership and/or special designations restored, a physician must submit the membership fee for the current year. A physician whose license has been suspended or revoked by a licensing authority must also provide evidence of such license having been reinstated. To have any of the following special designations reinstated – MCFP (Member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada), CCFP (Certification in Family Medicine in the College of Family Physicians of Canada), EM (The Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine) and FCFP (Fellowship in the College of Family Physicians of Canada) reinstated, a physician must have his/her membership restored as per Article IV-5.2.2 and must also provide evidence of having carried out appropriate continuing professional development which meets the requirements of the College, as determined by the National Board.