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Consider Running for Council

Reading time: 2 minutes We moved our elections so they will now be held in the Spring. We urge physicians from Districts 6, 7, 8 and 9 to consider running for a seat on Council.

Changes Approved to Pathways Policies

Reading time: 2 minutes Following a consultation, Council approved revisions to its registration policies to reflect streamlined process changes, and bring increased clarity to applicants and the public.

New Medical Advisor

Reading time: 2 minutes We are pleased to welcome Dr. Vivian Sapirman to the College as a Medical Advisor. The Toronto-based psychiatrist will work with CPSO’s Investigations and Resolutions team.

Nominate an Outstanding Physician

Reading time: < 1 minute If you know a physician who deserves to be recognized for their contribution to the practice of medicine, let us know by nominating them for a 2022 Council Award.

The Importance of Person-First Language

Reading time: 2 minutes A letter to the editor presents an opportunity to discuss the use of person-first language, the standard for respectfully addressing people with chronic diseases.

Transgender Health

Reading time: < 1 minute In the next issue of eDialogue, we take a closer look at what needs to be done to ensure patients who are transgender can access affirming, competent health care.

Treating Root Causes, Not Symptoms

Reading time: 13 minutes How does anti-Indigenous racism come into play in health care? What biases might emerge? And how can doctors make a meaningful impact on health care equity?

Pembroke FP becomes College President

Reading time: 7 minutes Dr. Judith Plante, a family physician from Pembroke, explains why she decided to become involved with the College and her plans for the year ahead.

Implicit Bias in Health Care

Reading time: 9 minutes By its nature, implicit bias is unconscious. This makes it hard to capture and confront. But when implicit bias plays out in the provision of health-care, it can have life-altering consequences.

Advertising Policy Approved

Reading time: 4 minutes Our new advertising policy aims to act as a one-stop resource for physicians, capturing all legal and professional obligations in one place.

Making Patients Partners in their Care

Reading time: 2 minutes A new guidebook — co-created with patients and caregivers — recognizes and supports the important and growing role that patients can play in facilitating their care.

Safer Supply Prescribing

Reading time: 5 minutes With the pandemic further exacerbating the risks and potential for harm among patients with opioid use disorder, many stakeholders have advocated for safer supply prescribing.