Physician-Assisted Dying

On Jan. 15, the Supreme Court of Canada granted the federal government a four-month extension to pass a law on physician-assisted dying. As details of the new legislation are being worked out, OCFP President Dr. Sarah Newbery examines the role of family physicians and what they need to know.

Family Doctor Input Wanted

Ontario's Ministry of Health released Patients First, a discussion paper that proposes an approach to improving our health-care system. The OCFP invites you to provide input by Feb. 15.

Syrian Refugee Resettlement

As Canada welcomes Syrian refugees to their new home, family physician leadership will be key to ensuring the primary care needs of refugees are met. 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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What we do The OCFP is the voice of family medicine representing over 10,500 family physicians providing patient care across communities throughout the province. Our mandate is to support members by providing evidence-based education and professional development, by promoting and recognizing leadership excellence in family medicine, and by advocating for the role family physicians play in delivering the highest quality care to patients and families across Ontario.