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.

We’re Hosting a QI Program Webinar

Reading time: < 1 minute CPSO will be hosting the first in a series of Webinars on our Quality Improvement Program. We’ll be doing a walkthrough of the modernized program and answering any questions.

Registration Policy Approved

Reading time: 3 minutes CPSO’s new registration policy accepts the Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada as a replacement for the MCCQE2 for the issuance of an independent practice certificate.

Introducing CPSO’s 2022 President, Vice-President

Reading time: 3 minutes We are pleased to introduce you to our new President, Dr. Janet van Vlymen, an anesthesiologist from Kingston, and our new Vice-President, Dr. Rob Gratton, an obstetrician-gynecologist from London.

By-law Changes

Reading time: 2 minutes We are circulating an amended by-law to reflect the reduced annual fee for parental leave and Council approved amendments that allow the College’s continued functioning during an emergency.

Public Member Appointment

Reading time: 2 minutes CPSO is pleased to welcome new public member Ms. Julia Goyal to Council. She is an Affiliate at the Global Labour Research Center and a member of the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation.

Your Unvaccinated Patients

Reading time: 3 minutes CPSO reminds physicians that patients cannot be denied access to in-person care if they are unvaccinated or don’t have a recent negative COVID-19 test result.