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.

Responding to MCC Decision

Reading time: 2 minutes Following the Medical Council of Canada’s decision to discontinue one of its qualifying examinations, CPSO Council passed, in principle, a registration policy to address the new landscape.

Election Results

Reading time: 4 minutes An election in Districts 6,7, 8 and 9 saw the return of three incumbents. We also welcome two new members to the Council table.

New Council Members

Reading time: 2 minutes The College is pleased to welcome Ms. Lucy Becker and Dr. Andrea Lum to Council. Ms. Becker is a public member and Dr. Lum is the academic representative from Western University.

Peer Assessors Wanted

Reading time: < 1 minute CPSO is looking to hire a team of motivated and experienced practising physicians with a background in evaluation/assessment and a demonstrated commitment to life-long learning.

Are You a New Family Physician?

Reading time: < 1 minute Did you know you can improve your access to specialist care and community services through eConsult and eReferral, the first two initiatives of the Ontario eServices Program?

Governance Modernization

Reading time: 4 minutes Council provided the College with a clear agenda for change after government indicated it will initiate a comprehensive consultation on governance modernization.

Red Tape Reduction

Reading time: 3 minutes Council is taking the opportunity of the government’s upcoming governance modernization consultation to propose red tape reduction strategies.

Consider Going Paperless

Reading time: 2 minutes We have now made it possible for you to only receive the online version of eDialogue. Find out how to opt out of receiving the print version of the magazine.

Annual Renewal via the Member Portal

Reading time: 2 minutes For the first time, you will be completing your annual renewal online through CPSO’s new Member Portal. Read more about how this will save you time.

Consider Running for Council

Reading time: 2 minutes We moved our elections so they will now be held in the Spring. We urge physicians from Districts 6, 7, 8 and 9 to consider running for a seat on Council.

New Medical Advisor

Reading time: 2 minutes We are pleased to welcome Dr. Vivian Sapirman to the College as a Medical Advisor. The Toronto-based psychiatrist will work with CPSO’s Investigations and Resolutions team.