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.

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.