CPSO’s Modernization of Governance Changed Through By-law

Reading time: 5 minutes Council continues with its initiative to modernize governance through a refresh of its by-laws. The most recent changes include a new election model and updated governance terminology.

Professionalism and Your Practice

Reading time: 2 minutes It’s been 17 years since we developed our key resource on professionalism. Your input is needed as we update it to reflect the core values and duties that reflect the current practice of medicine.

When Behaviour is a Barrier to Collaboration, Quality Care

Reading time: 2 minutes Unprofessional behaviour can hinder collaboration and affect patient care. Let us know what you think of our draft policy.

Board Approves Physician Assistant Regulations 

Reading time: 2 minutes CPSO is one step closer to regulating Ontario’s Physician Assistants (PAs) after the Board approved regulatory amendments. Next step? Government approval and enactment.

Board Highlights

Reading time: < 1 minute We provide highlights of the decisions and discussions made at the December Board meeting, including the approval of the updated Medical Assistance in Dying Policy.

Adverse Event Reporting Timeline Approved

Reading time: < 1 minute The Board approved a by-law that changes expectations for adverse events reporting for Out of Hospital Premises.

CPSO’s Board Welcomes Three New Members to the Table

Reading time: 3 minutes We welcome three new members to the Board – public member Mr. Markus de Domenico, academic representative Dr. Katina Tzanetos, and elected Board member Dr. Mitchell Whyne.

New Chair, Vice-Chair for CPSO’s Board

Reading time: 2 minutes Dr. Ian Preyra, an emergency physician and Dr. Sarah Reid, a pediatric emergency physician, became the new Chair, Vice-Chair respectively of Council CPSO’s Board at its December meeting.

Board Elections in Districts 6, 7, 8 and 9

Reading time: < 1 minute Physicians from Districts 6,7, 8, and 9 will have the opportunity to run for Board election next Spring.

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.