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September 3, 2015

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    August 31, 2015

    November 15, 2015 will be the closing date for CAC online applications

    Please be advised that November 15, 2015 is the closing date for receiving applications for this first phase of the CAC awards. Applications must be completed and submitted online, and if applicable, third party documentation received by the College on, or before the application closing date.

      August 31, 2015

      What's on at the College

      An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.

        Aug. 21, 2015

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s 12th Annual Family Doctor Week in Canada, November 9-14, 2015

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada proudly acknowledges the outstanding contributions of Canadian family doctors for their dedication to their patients and the delivery of high-quality health care. Family Doctor Week in Canada will be celebrated from November 9-14, which coincides with the annual Family Medicine Forum from November 11-14 in Toronto, Ontario.   

        August 14, 2015

        Ontario Ministry of Health Announces Provincial/Territorial Expert Advisory Group on Physician Assisted Dying

        The Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) together with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) welcome ongoing discussion and debate on the important issues relating to end-of-life and physician-assisted dying, and we are optimistic that the new provincial/ territorial expert advisory panel will move this discussion forward.  

          August 11, 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.

            August 7, 2015

            CFPC Celebrates Top 20 Pioneers of Family Medicine Research in Canada

             The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of its Section of Researchers. To acknowledge this important milestone, and recognize those health professionals who have dedicated their work to family medicine research, the College will honour the Top 20 Pioneers of Family Medicine Research in Canada for their respective contributions to advancing health care in Canada and around the world.  

            July 31, 2015

            CFPC works on educational program covering newly approved Mifegymiso

             Health Canada has approved Mifegymiso, a medical abortion drug containing mifepristone, used to terminate early stage pregnancies. The drug will be available through a physician prescription only.

              July 27, 2015

              The CFPC will be closed for the holiday, August 3, 2015

              The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s national office will be closed for the holiday, August 3, 2015. The office will re-open on August 4, 2015.  

                July 22, 2015

                CFPC Supports Health Care Innovation Report

                (July 22, 2015, Mississauga, ON) The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) applauds the release of the Report of the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation titled “Unleashing Innovation: Excellent Healthcare for Canada”. Through their work, the Advisory Panel members were able to articulate important insights regarding the Canadian health care system.  

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