Reaching Out for Help

Reading time: 7 minutes Dr. George Photopoulos is convinced that if he had remained on the road he was travelling, he would not be alive today, crediting the Physician Health Program for saving his life.

Pandemic and Mental Health

Reading time: 4 minutes The first year of the pandemic saw a significant increase in the number of Ontario doctors seeking help for mental health issues or problematic substance use.

Bias and Female Surgeons

Reading time: 6 minutes A new study has revealed significant gender bias against female surgeons in Ontario. But a post-pandemic world may hold the key to a more equitable system.

Reclaiming Herself

Reading time: 9 minutes Medical culture told Dr. Jillian Horton to become a successful doctor she had to detach and push through. In an interview, she explains how maladapting to that culture led to severe burnout.

Quality Improvement in Groups

Reading time: 4 minutes Physicians participating in our Quality Improvement (QI) Program now have the option of collaborating with other physicians to help each other improve how they practise.

Depression in Youth

Reading time: 4 minutes A new, first-of-its-kind online tool is summarizing best care practices for supporting youth managing depression and helping build capacity in the system for a much-needed service.

CPSO Launches a Podcast Series

Reading time: < 1 minute In this monthly program, we talk to experts on topics such as medical regulation, quality care, physician wellness, and initiatives to address bias and discrimination in health care.

Annual Renewal

Reading time: 2 minutes As of Monday, April 11, 2022, you can complete your Annual Renewal on the Member Portal. Please review and, if necessary, update your contact information.

Notice of Council Election

Reading time: 2 minutes It’s that time again — Council Elections! This year, Council Elections will be held in Districts, 1, 2, 3 and 4. Nominations open March 11.

District 9 Election Results

Reading time: 2 minutes Dr. Madhu Azad, a Thunder Bay physician, has become the newest member of Council, having won a seat in a recent by-election in District 9.

By-Law Circulation

Reading time: 6 minutes At its most recent meeting, Council was presented with several proposed by-law amendments. They are now being circulated to the profession.

Registration Policy Changes

Reading time: 2 minutes Recent developments in the registration landscape have rendered two existing policies unnecessary and required updates to several others.