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Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) Community of Practice

One of the Collaborative Mentoring Networks new initiatives is the Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) Community of Practice. To join the Community of Practice for MAiD, or to find out more, please contact us.

The OCFP’s Collaborative Mentoring Networks receive financial support from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The views expressed are those of the OCFP and do not necessarily reflect those of the funder.

The MAiD Network is interdisciplinary and includes family physicians, Royal College specialists, nurse practitioners and pharmacists.

Palliative and End of Life Care and Medical Assistance in Dying Steering Committee Co-Chairs

  • Dr. Declan Rowan, Pembroke
  • Dr. Susan Woolhouse, Toronto

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MAiD Resources

As part of the network's work a handbook of MAiD resources for providers is now available.

The MAiD Network's Mission, Vision and Goals

The PEOLC and MAiD Networks function as two separate programs, but are overseen by a combined steering committee. These networks share the following Mission, Vision and Goals.

Mission

To provide mentoring support and education that enhances the capacity of primary care clinicians to deliver comprehensive, accessible and high-quality palliative care, and provide patients with the full spectrum of end-of-life care.

Vision

Primary care clinicians supporting and providing outstanding palliative and end of life care for the people of Ontario.

Goals

Improve access to high quality MAiD for patients throughout Ontario.

  • Build primary care capacity (confidence, competence, safety).
  • Provide support to practitioners in the community.