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November 21, 2014

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    Week of Novemberr 17, 2014

    What's on at the College

    An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.

      November 12, 2014

      Organizations of the Hypertension Advisory Committee express their support of the CFPC’s report, From Red to Green. From Stop to Go

      Organizations of the Hypertension Advisory Committee express their support of the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s (CFPC) report, From Red to Green. From Stop to Go, which outlines several nationally and internationally advocated policy initiatives that have the potential to prevent and control diet-related chronic diseases in both children and adults. Read the letter.  

      November 11, 2014

      From Red to Green. From Stop to Go. Recommended actions to improve home care and child and youth health.

      On Nov 12, 2014 The College of Family Physicians of Canada released a follow-up document to the 2013 Report Card, entitled “From Red to Green.

        November 10, 2014

        Michaëlle Jean Foundation and CFPC Announce “Power of the Arts Family Medicine Fellowship”

        The Michaëlle Jean Foundation and the Research and Education Foundation of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) are pleased to introduce the new Power of the Arts Family Medicine Fellowship. Offering approximately $60,000 over a three-year period, the Fellowship will enable family medicine researchers to study how the arts may be used in primary care to promote health and wellbeing in communities across Canada, and particularly among marginalized populations..

          November 6, 2014

          Note to the CFPC from the Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care

          For the past two years, the CFPC has been a vocal opponent of the federal government’s decision to cut supplemental health care for refugees.  

          November 3, 2014

          Canada’s 2014 ‘Top Docs’ in Family Medicine to be Honoured with Prestigious Award

          (Mississauga, ON, November 5, 2012) – The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is proud to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Family Physicians of the Year with the announcement of the 2012 recipients of the Reg L. Perkin Award.

          October 29, 2014

          Choosing Wisely Canada launches second phase of campaign to prevent unnecessary testing and treatment

          Sleeping pills don’t provide enough extra sleep for older Canadians to warrant the risk of deadly side effects — and doctors and patients alike should think twice about their use, Dr. Wendy Levinson, chair of Choosing Widely Canada, said today.

          October 23, 2014

          No changes to Certification Examination in Family Medicine in Ottawa on October 24th

          Please note that there is no change to the date, time or location of the Certification Examination in Family Medicine for candidates scheduled on Friday, October 24th, 2014 in Ottawa. Please proceed as per the details provided in your entrance letter.

            October 22, 2014

            CFPC Members Awarded CIHR-PHAC Applied Public Health Awards

            Congratulations to Dr Wendy Norman and Dr Janet Smylie, both of whom have been awarded Applied Public Health Chairs from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Dr Norman and Dr Smylie are both active members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

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