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OCFP Annual Meeting of Members

The OCFP will host its 55th Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at the Annual Scientific Assembly (ASA).

Items for the upcoming AMM include Director and Officer elections, presentation of Audited Financial Statements and reports from the President and CEO. Materials for the AMM, including agenda and proxy form, are now available. 

OCFP Annual Meeting of Members
November 23, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Ballroom, Fairmont Royal York Hotel
100 Front Street West, Toronto

ASA 2017

Online registration is now closed. Please register at the conference. 

ASA 2017 Preliminary Program 





The OCFP provides high-quality, evidence-based education, promotes family doctor leadership and advocates for the vital role of family doctors in Ontario’s health-care system. With 10,500 members, we are the provincial Chapter of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and are an essential voice for family medicine in Ontario.
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Celebrating Excellence in Family Medicine

November 2017

The OCFP’s Awards program celebrates the outstanding skill, knowledge and dedication of family doctors across Ontario. The Awards recognize excellence in community and medical leadership, outstanding contributions in teaching and exceptional teamwork.

In celebration of Family Doctor Week in Canada, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 OCFP Awards and recognize the vital work family doctors do to help keep Ontarians healthy.

The 2017 OCFP Awards Ceremony takes place during the OCFP's Annual Scientific Assembly, on November 23, 2017, in Toronto.

  • 2017 OCFP Awards Recipients
  • Backgrounder: 2017 OCFP Awards - November 2017
  • Register for live stream of 2017 OCFP Awards Ceremony
  • Learn about past Award recipients - 2016 | 2015

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    MSK Education: Joint Assessment Made Easy - Now certified!

    October 31, 2017

    The OCFP is pleased to announce certification of the MSK Education: Joint Assessment Made Easy program. Registration is currently open for sessions in Toronto and Ottawa for this 3-credit-per hour Group Learning program, now certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 21.0 Mainpro+ credits.

    Developed in collaboration with Dr. Janice Harvey, this comprehensive hands-on full-day workshop enables participants to develop an organized and efficient physical exam of the major joints of the musculoskeletal system, and to identify and differentiate between the various mechanisms of common musculoskeletal injuries.
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    Coverage for Prescription Medications through OHIP+ : What Family Physicians Need to Know

    October 31, 2017

    As announced by the Ontario Government this past spring, starting January 1, 2018, Ontarians 24 years old or younger will be able to get their prescription medications for free. Coverage will be automatic, with no upfront costs. 

    To help answer common questions family physicians may have about the changes, the OCFP has prepared a brief Q&A .

    A fact-sheet for prescribers is also available from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and additional questions or comments about about OHIP+ may be emailed to: OHIPplus@ontario.ca.

    Stronger Together: Inspiring New Ways of Caring

    October 23, 2017

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    The OCFP and the Ontario Hospital Association have jointly developed an Ideabook to showcase the many creative and successful initiatives that exist throughout Ontario which are designed to strengthen relationships between family physicians and hospitals, and address the challenges patients face when they transition from one health-care setting to another.

    We are pleased to share this new resource - Stronger Together: Family Physicians and Hospitals Inspiring New Ways of Caring. [1.4 MB PDF]


    Partnering for Change

    The OCFP is proud to be a partner of Change Day Ontario, part of a growing grassroots social movement that empowers individuals and teams to consider and do one thing that will improve compassionate quality care.

    Change Day reminds us that we can make a difference through acts of change, big and small. It all starts with a pledge. Go to changedayontario.ca to make a pledge and join us in turning pledges into action.

    Navigating the Opioid Crisis

    June 24, 2017

    Recent actions by governments, regulators and other policymakers underline the urgency of the opioid crisis. With patients and families suffering greatly, we, the doctors on the front lines of this issue, are grappling with what recent and upcoming developments mean for our practices and especially how these changes affect patients living with complex issues related to pain. The OCFP is committed to helping family physicians continue to provide quality care at this critical time.

    Read Dr. Glenn Brown's message to members and a Q&A with the OCFP Collaborative Mentoring Networks' Drs. Arun Radhakrishnan and Leah Skory.