Virtual Care Expectations
Reading time: 4 minutes Virtual care plays an important role in the health care system, but a new policy approved by Council makes clear it’s not appropriate in many instances.
Professional Obligations when Engaging Online
Reading time: 4 minutes A new policy requires physicians apply the same standards of professionalism on social media as those that already apply to them in person.
Consultation Underway on End-of-Life Care Policy
Reading time: 3 minutes Council is inviting feedback on a draft policy that sets expectations and guidance for physicians on decision-making for the end of life. Let us know what you think.
Using Labs Wisely
Reading time: 4 minutes Choosing Wisely Canada is inviting hospitals across Canada to join a concerted effort to curb low-value testing so available lab resources can be put to better use.
Being a True Ally
Reading time: 14 minutes Allyship begins by examining the structures and hierarchies that govern medical culture and then working collectively to dismantle them — ultimately helping us all.
Building Capacity for Gender-Affirming Care
Reading time: 11 minutes Meet the health care professionals providing gender-affirming care to their patients, filling the gap while the broader system catches up.
CPSO’s Commitment to Learning, Unlearning
Reading time: 8 minutes EDI Lead Dr. Saroo Sharda discusses how CPSO has begun to look at its processes, policies and decisions through an anti-oppression lens.
Resourcefulness and Resilience in the Pandemic
Reading time: 6 minutes The chaos of COVID-19 saw our Council Award Recipient, Dr. Sinziana Avramescu, resort to some creative solutions to mitigate the stresses in an overwhelmed system.
Health Care System’s Carbon Footprint
Reading time: 4 minutes A Choosing Wisely Canada keynote panel connects the dots between the health care system’s carbon footprint, waste in practices, and the ultimate harm to patients and the planet.
Reading time: 3 minutes Public Health Ontario provides infection prevention and control recommendations to health care workers treating patients who may be infected with the monkeypox virus.
The Cost of Working in a Culturally Unsafe Environment
Reading time: 3 minutes On top of all the other stressors of practising medicine, imagine feeling your hard work is undervalued because of the colour of your skin, sexual orientation and/or religion.
Allyship: Stronger Together
Reading time: 3 minutes The pandemic has brought so much cultural upheaval and political polarization into our lives, as a result, allyship has become more important than ever.