Public Register, Member Information By-laws

Reading time: 4 minutes Although not yet in effect, CPSO updated by-laws relating to what information is displayed on the public register and the information members must provide to the College.

By-law Change Reflects Adverse Event Standard Reporting Timeline

Reading time: 2 minutes OHP’s new Adverse Event Standard captures expectations for adverse events reporting, including a change in the reporting timeline from 24 hours to five business days.

Fee Waived for Out-of-Province Residents

Reading time: 2 minutes Residents from outside the province who choose to do an elective rotation in Ontario will not need to pay the application fee for a time-limited postgraduate certificate.

Physician Assistant Fees

Reading time: 3 minutes In anticipation of assuming the regulation of Physician Assistants (PAs) in 2024, CPSO is circulating fee proposals for the application and renewal of PA registration certificates.

Recognize Excellence with our Council Award

Reading time: < 1 minute CPSO updated the nomination process for the 2024 Council Awards, making it easier for you to nominate a fellow physician by submitting a simple, online nomination package.

New Public Council Member

Reading time: 2 minutes CPSO is pleased to welcome Dr. Faiq Bilal (PhD) to Council as a new public member from Milton. Throughout his career, he has worked on various science advisory positions.

Election Results

Reading time: < 1 minute Elections were held earlier this year in Districts 5 and 10. The results saw the return of five incumbents and the addition of one new Council member.

Proposals Reduce Barriers for U.S. Trained Physicians

Reading time: 3 minutes Changes to registration policies seek to expand access and reduce existing barriers for U.S. physicians to practise independently in Ontario.

Proposed Changes to Registration Policy

Reading time: 2 minutes Changes remove barriers for physicians who received certification without examination and have not obtained the LMCC or completed the MCCQE Part 1.

New Emergency Circumstances Practice Registration Class Developed

Reading time: 2 minutes A new government regulation requires a regulatory mechanism for issuing licenses in instances where typical registration requirements can’t be met due to emergency circumstances.

By-law Modernization

Reading time: 2 minutes CPSO is conducting a comprehensive review of its by-laws with the goal of improving clarity, simplifying language and achieving a more modernized set of by-laws.

Blood Borne Virus Policy Rescinded

Reading time: 3 minutes Council’s decision to rescind its Blood Borne Virus policy reflects new insights and advances in medical treatment that help seropositive physicians manage their health.