COVID-19 Raises Profile of Virtual Care

Reading time: 9 minutes The rise of virtual care may be one legacy of COVID-19. What are some of the lessons and advice from doctors delivering virtual care?

Professional Communication Concerns

Reading time: 4 minutes What types of complaints does the College receive? In this continuing series, we take a closer look at our data about professional communications concerns.

ADR: An Early and Mutually Satisfactory Resolution

Reading time: 4 minutes For patients and doctors, we are finding that alternative dispute resolution can be a less stressful and more conciliatory process.

Minimize Conflicts about Custody of Records

Reading time: 2 minutes A new policy articulates the importance of having written agreements in place to minimize disputes about ownership of records.

The Risks of Pre-populated Templates

Reading time: 2 minutes Avoiding the use of pre-populated templates, where possible, can help ensure medical records are accurate, states a new policy.

New Medical Advisor a Champion of Collaboration

Reading time: 4 minutes Dr. Saroo Sharda, the College’s newest Medical Advisor, discusses what she has learned about how health-care teams function.

Council Election — Districts 5 and 10

Reading time: 2 minutes Attention all District 5 and 10 doctors! If you are passionate about medicine, you may wish to give thought to running in our upcoming Council election.

Member Portal

Reading time: 3 minutes The College will soon launch an exciting new platform offering physicians access to a self-service suite of tools.

New Public Members, Academic Representative

Reading time: 3 minutes Five public members of Council have recently joined Council, as well as Dr. Karen Saperson, the new academic representative from McMaster.

Annual Renewal Process — Deadline Extended

Reading time: < 1 minute In light of the pandemic, we have extended our deadline for renewing your certificate of registration to June 30th.

Council Election Postponed for Districts 5 and 10

Reading time: < 1 minute We have postponed our Council elections for Districts 5 and 10 until September. The elections had previously been scheduled for the Spring.

College to Launch New Enterprise System

Reading time: < 1 minute The College is making some exciting changes. The goal? To offer better, more seamless service to Ontario’s physicians.