Skip header and navigation

60 records – page 2 of 3.

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

Carter: CMA submission regarding euthanasia and assisted death

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13935
Date
2014-Aug-27
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

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.
Less detail

Code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11235
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field.
Less detail

Gender identity

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11250
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the position that all adolescent and adult persons have the right to define their own gender identity.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the position that all adolescent and adult persons have the right to define their own gender identity.
Less detail

Big data and its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11263
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose guidelines to ensure optimal use of big data while limiting its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose guidelines to ensure optimal use of big data while limiting its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data.
Less detail

Assisted human reproduction

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11264
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assess the ethical and economic impacts of recent changes in assisted human reproduction and consider revising its policy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assess the ethical and economic impacts of recent changes in assisted human reproduction and consider revising its policy.
Less detail

Professional autonomy, regardless of practice setting

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11265
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will modify its Code of Ethics to enable physicians to use their professional autonomy, regardless of their practice setting.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will modify its Code of Ethics to enable physicians to use their professional autonomy, regardless of their practice setting.
Less detail

60 records – page 2 of 3.