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Improving burnout with time management
Starts on Wed, Dec 13, 2023 8:00 am EST
The increased administrative burden on family doctors, along with a rise in complex patient cases, have led to extended work hours, leading to burnout within family medicine.
Clinical Application of the Long-Term Care Fracture Prevention Recommendations for Frail Older Adults
Starts on Fri, Jan 12, 2024 12:00 pm EST
Long-term care (LTC) residents are more dependent, frail and vulnerable, and require more complex care than community-dwelling older adults.
Effective strategies for Benzodiazepine weaning in patient care
Starts on Wed, Jan 17, 2024 8:00 am EST
It is often difficult to help patients wean off benzodiazepines (benzos), especially if the patient has been using this medication for a long time and alternative treatments do not work as well for them.
2024 Family Medicine Summit
Starts on Fri, Jan 26, 2024 12:00 am EST
Registration is now open for the 2024 Family Medicine Summit (FMS).
CFPC Exam Orientation Workshop
Starts on Sat, Mar 2, 2024 8:30 am EST
The CFPC Certification Exam Orientation workshop provides an introduction to the CFPC certification exam components.
November 27, 2023Ottawa Dr. Danielle Brown-Shreves named Regional Family Physician of the Year
Dr. Danielle Brown-Shreves of Ottawa has been named a 2023 Regional Family Physician of the Year and the Reg L. Perkin Ontario Family Physician of the Year by the Ontario College of Family Physicians.
November 7, 2023More Than Four Million Ontarians Will Be Without a Family Doctor by 2026
The Ontario College of Family Physicians is calling on the Ontario government to take urgent action to support family doctors and improve patients’ access to care.
October 26, 2023Ontario College of Family Physicians Welcome David Courtemanche its Board of Directors
The Ontario College of Family Physicians is pleased to announce that David Courtemanche, of Greater Sudbury, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
October 12, 2023Ontario College of Family Physicians Calls for Immediate Support for Family Doctors
New data shows decline in comprehensive family medicine, deepening the crisis (TORONTO) October 12, 2023 — Urgent action is necessary in order to reverse a concerning trend that could see the province losing more family doctors, leaving even more Ontarians without the kind of care they need and want from a family doctor.
October 5, 2023Important update from the OCFP
CEO Kimberly Moran will be leaving the OCFP, effective Nov. 24, 2023.
September 28, 2023New CPSO Advice Clarifies Roles and Responsibilities in Common Care Scenarios
Family doctors told the OCFP and SGFP that other parts of the healthcare system are placing unnecessary and inappropriate burden onto family doctors and your practice.
August 9, 2023Immediate Action is Needed to Support Northern Ontario Family Doctors Working to Keep Emergency Rooms on the Brink of Closure Open
Several Northern Ontario hospitals are at risk of closing their emergency rooms (ERs), with family doctors currently working around the clock to help keep them open.
July 13, 2023Chief Medical Officer of Health shares information on the voluntary recall of the JCOVDEN (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine
As a result of a voluntary recall of the JCOVDEN (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine, the CMOH is communicating with all COVID-19 vaccinators to discontinue the use of this vaccine and consider other available vaccines.