Striving for Balance

Reading time: 4 minutes How much regulatory force is actually needed to achieve a desired effect? That is the question posed by a framework recently adopted by the College.

Appropriate Training Required to Assess Patients Who Want Sex Reassignment Surgery

Reading time: 2 minutes Physicians are reminded that they must have the appropriate training in WPATH standards of care in order to assess patients for sex reassignment surgery.

Legislation Defines Patient for Purposes of Sexual Abuse

Reading time: 8 minutes On May 1, 2018, a number of amendments to the Regulated Health Professions Act were brought into force. Also, three sets of regulations were enacted. In particular, physicians should be aware of the definition of a patient as it pertains to sexual abuse allegations.