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February 26, 2015

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    Week of February 23, 2015

    What's on at the College

    An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.

      February 20, 2015

      CFPC applauds announcement of additional support for victims of family violence and their children

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) welcomes the announcement of additional investments to support victims of violence and their children.

      February 13, 2015

      Position statement: Safety of Gardasil HPV vaccine

      The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), the Society of Canadian Colposcopists (SCC), the Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada (GOC), and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) are releasing this joint position statement to reaffirm that the Gardasil HPV vaccine, based on the very extensive evidence available to us, is safe and that vaccination remains one of the recommended actions for prevention of cervical cancer and other HPV associated diseases.

      February 6, 2015

      Supreme Court of Canada Ruling on Physician-Assisted Suicide in Specific Cases

      "The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is aware of the public positions on this issue, and we believe that it is important for patients to have these discussions with their family doctor,” says CFPC President, Dr. Garey Mazowita, CCFP, FCFP. “The CFPC strongly supports a health care system that includes strong resources for palliative care and ensures that we support the dignity and independence of every patient.”

      February 4, 2015

      The CFPC will be closed for the holiday, February 16, 2015

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s national office will be closed for the holiday, February 16, 2015. The office will re-open on February 17, 2015.  

        February 2, 2015

        Closed due to extreme winter weather

        Due to the extreme winter weather, the CFPC national office will close on February 2, 2015. The office will re-open on February 3, 2015.

          January 30, 2015

          In Remembrance: Dr. Jim Ruderman

          It is with great sadness that the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) learned of the passing of Dr. Jim Ruderman.  

            January 23, 2015

            Website Maintenance

            The CFPC website is undergoing maintenance. During this update, visitors may not be able to access the CFPC network and website. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

              January 19, 2015

              CFPC Announcement re Executive Director, Information and Technology Services

               Mr. Rabin Samaroo is the successful candidate for the permanent position of Executive Director, Information and Technology Services effective immediately.  

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