Providing Hope

Reading time: 5 minutes As founder and lead at Sunnybrook’s specialty renal clinic for high-risk pregnancies, Dr. Michelle Hladunewich has helped hundreds of women living with renal disease have children.

An Action-Packed Year

Reading time: 3 minutes Dr. Nancy Whitmore discusses the accomplishments of 2019.

Looking Back on 2019

Reading time: 3 minutes In his final letter to the profession, Dr. Peeter Poldre reflects on a busy year.

Seropositive Physicians and Exposure Prone Procedures

Reading time: 2 minutes The College has clarified its requirements for physicians infected with a blood borne virus who perform or assist with exposure prone procedures.

December 2019 Council at a Glance

Reading time: < 1 minute Our infographic highlights Council decisions.

Election Results for Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4

Reading time: 4 minutes The votes have been counted and the incumbents in all four districts will be returning to Council. We also welcome Dr. Ian Preyra who was acclaimed in District 4.

Council Elections — Spring Forward!!

Reading time: 2 minutes In an effort to improve the election process, Council recently voted to change the timing of CPSO elections from the fall to the spring, beginning this year.

Circulation of By-laws

Reading time: 2 minutes Council approves 2020 budget and proposes to make two by-laws.

eConsult Allows Doctors to Tap into Prompt Advice from Specialists

Reading time: 4 minutes The Ontario eConsult Program enables requesting primary health care providers to ask clinical questions to a specialist electronically and receive a response within days, often eliminating the need for an in-person patient.

Filling a Gap in Opioid Education

Reading time: 5 minutes Helping clinicians acquire the skills to improve pain and opioid management is a priority. The University of Toronto and McMaster programs show that the right e-Learning offers an effective prescription for progress.

Succession Planning will Help Prevent Abandoned Records

Reading time: 2 minutes The Information and Privacy Commissioner has set out some steps to help health-care custodians keep the health information of their patients private and safe.

Closing a Medical Practice

Reading time: 2 minutes What steps can a physician take when closing his or her practice in order to minimize the impact on patients? Read about our new policy.