FAMILY MEDICINE MATTERS

WHAT WE DO

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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NEWS & FEATURES

OCFP Statement on the Death of Dr. Elana Fric

We were shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the death of our friend and colleague Dr. Elana Fric. No doubt this tragic event has been disturbing for all of us and the many family physicians who knew and cared for her.

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Dr. Glenn Brown Welcomed as the OCFP's 61st President

On Nov. 24, the OCFP welcomed Dr. Glenn Brown as its 61st President. As President, Dr. Brown will champion the vital role family physicians play in the delivery of primary care to Ontario’s patients and families.
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Family Medicine - Our Profession Matters

As Family Doctor Week comes to a close, OCFP President Dr. Sarah Newbery reflects upon the ways that family doctors matter and on the OCFP's achievements under her one-year term.
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Opioid Management Resources

Family doctors are facing increased pressure when it comes to the safe prescribing of opioid medications. A list of relevant resources to support you in your practice has been compiled and will be updated as new information becomes available.
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Environmental and Occupational Health Pearls: Radon

November is Radon Awareness month. Radon is one of the leading causes of lung cancer and accounts for about 850 lung cancer deaths in Ontario each year. Check out the Environmental and Occupational Pearls from Public Health Ontario to access resources to share with your patients.  

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