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

The ORN and KidneyWise Toolkit Have Changed My Practice... I Think They'll Change Yours Too:

The Ontario Renal Network's KidneyWise toolkit has changed how OCFP President Dr. Sarah Newbery manages patients with or at risk for chronic kidney disease. In her latest blog, she discusses the toolkit with Dr. Allan Grill, Provincial Primary Care Lead at the ORN and one of the leads for the project.
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Current Environment and the tPSA

The OCFP Board of Directors provide an update about the tentative Physician Services Agreement (tPSA) at this point in time to discuss what it means for family physicians and family medicine.
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Training Future Leaders in Refugee Health

The Canadian Collaboration for Immigrants and Refugee Health welcomed 32 first-year medical students from across Canada, Cairo and Beirut to its fourth National Summer Institute on Refugee Health in June. Participants gained knowledge and tools to develop and lead refugee health outreach programs.
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Telehomecare Supports Chronic Disease Management

Ontario Telemedicine Network's Telehomecare is a self-management program that helps patients with COPD and congestive heart failure who are living in their home. Currently available in 10 Local Health Integration Networks, with plans to expand throughout the entire province, the service is provided at no cost to patients or health-care providers.
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Mentoring Networks Help Docs Address Complex Care

In June the OCFP's Collaborative Mental Health Network (CMHN) and the Medical Mentoring for Addictions and Pain Network (MMAP) hosted a regional meeting in Windsor, Ont., and welcomed physicians from the area to discuss caring for patients with complex mental illness, addictions and pain issues.
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