Useful Links & Forms

The following is a list of national and provincial governments, associations and organizations that operate within Ontario's primary care environment. It is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all health-care organizations, nor does inclusion on the list signify endorsement by the OCFP.


  • Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO)

  • Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC)

  • Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)

  • College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)

  • Home Care Ontario

  • Medical Council of Canada (MCC)

  • Medical Psychotherapy Association of Canada (MDPAC)

  • Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO)

  • Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC)

  • Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA)

  • Ontario Hospital Association (OHA)

  • Ontario Medical Association (OMA)

  • Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA)

  • Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA)

  • Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA)

  • Professional Association of Residents of Ontario (PARO)

  • Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Education/Academic Organizations

National and Provincial Agencies

  • Cancer Care Ontario (CCO)

  • Canada Health Infoway (CHI)

  • Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

  • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC)

  • Centre for Effective Practice (CEP)

  • eHealth

  • Health Canada

  • Health Force Ontario (HFO)

  • Health Quality Ontario (HQO)

  • Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs)

  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC)

  • Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)

  • Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

Regulatory Organizations

  • College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)

  • Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP)

Research Organizations

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

  • Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR)

  • Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (CRaNHR)

  • Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)

  • Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)