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Federal Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13707
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to support the Federal Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (Bill S-201) by enacting corresponding legislation that echoes privacy protection.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to support the Federal Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (Bill S-201) by enacting corresponding legislation that echoes privacy protection.
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Victims of human trafficking

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13708
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports increased physician awareness and education in identifying and supporting victims of human trafficking.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports increased physician awareness and education in identifying and supporting victims of human trafficking.
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Legislative changes to protect migrants and refugees

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13720
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association promotes legislative changes to protect migrants and refugees from arbitrary and indefinite detention in jails and jail-like facilities in Canada
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2017-Aug-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association promotes legislative changes to protect migrants and refugees from arbitrary and indefinite detention in jails and jail-like facilities in Canada
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Medical tourism

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11896
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for inclusion of the ethical and medicolegal aspects of medical tourism as part of the medical school curriculum.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for inclusion of the ethical and medicolegal aspects of medical tourism as part of the medical school curriculum.
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Medical assistance in dying education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11941
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the inclusion of education and the development of Canadian accreditation elements related to medical assistance in dying for all medical students and resident physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the inclusion of education and the development of Canadian accreditation elements related to medical assistance in dying for all medical students and resident physicians.
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Eligibility criteria for blood donors

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11943
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian blood service providers and Health Canada to adjust eligibility criteria for blood donors so that these criteria are behaviour-based and do not consider sexual orientation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian blood service providers and Health Canada to adjust eligibility criteria for blood donors so that these criteria are behaviour-based and do not consider sexual orientation.
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Assisted death as defined by the Supreme Court of Canada is distinct from the practice of palliative care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11611
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes that the practice of assisted death as defined by the Supreme Court of Canada is distinct from the practice of palliative care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes that the practice of assisted death as defined by the Supreme Court of Canada is distinct from the practice of palliative care.
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Mandatory training on organ donation for medical students and residents

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11614
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports mandatory training on organ donation for medical students and residents at all Canadian medical schools.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports mandatory training on organ donation for medical students and residents at all Canadian medical schools.
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Public release of the Final Report of the External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11633
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the unconditional public release of the Final Report of the External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada upon its completion.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the unconditional public release of the Final Report of the External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada upon its completion.
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Supporting consultations while developing policies, regulations and guidelines on physician-assisted dying

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11635
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports consultation with the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians and other relevant physician societies when policies, regulations and guidelines are developed on physician-assisted dying.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports consultation with the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians and other relevant physician societies when policies, regulations and guidelines are developed on physician-assisted dying.
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Medical certification of death forms in cases involving physician-assisted death

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11638
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of pan-Canadian guidelines for physicians on the terminology to be used when completing medical certification of death forms in cases involving physician-assisted death.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of pan-Canadian guidelines for physicians on the terminology to be used when completing medical certification of death forms in cases involving physician-assisted death.
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Discussion of and access to a high- quality palliative approach to care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11639
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate that discussion of and access to a high- quality palliative approach to care be available to all Canadians, including those with life- limiting illnesses who are considering assisted death.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate that discussion of and access to a high- quality palliative approach to care be available to all Canadians, including those with life- limiting illnesses who are considering assisted death.
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Health care needs of individuals who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11645
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the development of clinical tools to assist physicians and physicians-in-training improve their understanding of the specific health care needs of individuals who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the development of clinical tools to assist physicians and physicians-in-training improve their understanding of the specific health care needs of individuals who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer.
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Creation of a specific criminal offence to assault health care providers performing their duties

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11656
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to amend the Criminal Code by making it a specific criminal offence to assault health care providers performing their duties.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to amend the Criminal Code by making it a specific criminal offence to assault health care providers performing their duties.
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Preventing torture around the world

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11658
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to prevent torture around the world by allowing third party investigators, including medical professionals, to examine and review detention centres.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to prevent torture around the world by allowing third party investigators, including medical professionals, to examine and review detention centres.
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Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11739
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association acknowledges the completion of the important work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and the importance of recognizing and not forgetting the terrible impact that the residential school system has had and, as a consequence of ongoing intergenerational trauma, continues to have on the health of many First Nations, Inuit and Metis People of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association acknowledges the completion of the important work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and the importance of recognizing and not forgetting the terrible impact that the residential school system has had and, as a consequence of ongoing intergenerational trauma, continues to have on the health of many First Nations, Inuit and Metis People of Canada.
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CMA supports all physicians in CMA's policy on euthanasia and assisted suicide.

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11220
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) supports the right of all physicians, within the bounds of existing legislation, to follow their conscience when deciding whether to provide medical aid in dying as defined in CMA's policy on euthanasia and assisted suicide.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) supports the right of all physicians, within the bounds of existing legislation, to follow their conscience when deciding whether to provide medical aid in dying as defined in CMA's policy on euthanasia and assisted suicide.
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Accessible, comprehensive and high-quality care for transgender patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11227
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for accessible, comprehensive and high-quality care for transgender patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for accessible, comprehensive and high-quality care for transgender patients.
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Integration of sex/gender diversity education into medical school curricula and programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11228
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the integration of sex/gender diversity education into medical school curricula and programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the integration of sex/gender diversity education into medical school curricula and programs.
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Secure modes of electronic communication between patients and health care providers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11230
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the creation and use of secure modes of electronic communication between patients and health care providers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the creation and use of secure modes of electronic communication between patients and health care providers.
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