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April 17, 2014

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    April 2014

    The CFPC will be closed for the holiday, April 18, 2014

    The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s national office will be closed for the holiday.

      Week of April 14, 2014

      What's on at the College

      An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.

        April 2014

        Jim Flaherty: 1949-2014

        On behalf of the Executive and Board of The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and our 30,000 family physician members, we wish to express our deepest sympathies in learning of the passing of Jim Flaherty.

        April 2, 2014

        Choosing Wisely Canada to Help Physicians and Patients Make Smart Choices

        In a first for Canada, nine national medical organizations today released lists of 40 tests, treatments and procedures that patients do not need in all circumstances. The lists have been developed to spur dialogue between doctors and their patients and to ensure delivery of high-quality medical care.

        April 2014

        CFPC urges federal government leadership in health care following end of Health Accord

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is troubled but not surprised by the Government of Canada’s decision not to renew the Health Accord, also known as a "10-year plan to strengthen health care".

        March 21, 2014

        A Canadian first: One-of-a-kind mobile app puts vaccination information in the hands of Canadians

        Can’t find little Johnny’s vaccination record? Can’t remember when you received your last vaccination? Not to worry. ImmunizeCA is a new, free, bilingual mobile app created to help Canadians and their families keep track of their immunizations.

        March 12, 2014

        CFPC Announces Appointment of Associate Executive Director and Director, Academic Family Medicine

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Pamela Eisener-Parsche to the role of Associate Executive Director and Director, Academic Family Medicine effective May 5, 2014.

        March 7, 2014

        CFPC: Understanding of poverty must be included in work on family violence and child maltreatment issues

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s (CFPC) President, Dr. Kathy Lawrence, attended today a roundtable on family violence and child maltreatment prevention hosted by the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Canada’s Minister of Health.

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