Skip header and navigation

44 records – page 1 of 3.

Accreditation Standards for Continuing Medical Education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9379
Date
2008-Oct-04
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association commends the rigorous accreditation standards for continuing medical education (CME) adopted by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada and supports constant vigilance to ensure that the content of accredited CME events is consistent with the best available scientific information and ethically sound practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Oct-04
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association commends the rigorous accreditation standards for continuing medical education (CME) adopted by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada and supports constant vigilance to ensure that the content of accredited CME events is consistent with the best available scientific information and ethically sound practice.
Less detail

Canadian citizens completing medical training outside of Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11690
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy to facilitate the entry of Canadian citizens completing medical training outside of Canada into Canadian postgraduate training programs so long as this does not compromise the ability of graduates of Canadian medical schools to continue to obtain priority access to guaranteed residency training positions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a policy to facilitate the entry of Canadian citizens completing medical training outside of Canada into Canadian postgraduate training programs so long as this does not compromise the ability of graduates of Canadian medical schools to continue to obtain priority access to guaranteed residency training positions.
Less detail

CanMEDs manager role and competencies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11691
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on undergraduate medical education and postgraduate training programs at Canada's faculties of medicine to develop an integrated approach to teaching the principles of the CanMEDs manager role and competencies to all medical students and resident trainees.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on undergraduate medical education and postgraduate training programs at Canada's faculties of medicine to develop an integrated approach to teaching the principles of the CanMEDs manager role and competencies to all medical students and resident trainees.
Less detail

Psychiatric treatment in rural and remote areas

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9200
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada and the Canadian Psychiatric Association, will establish national benchmarks for access to psychiatric treatment in rural and remote areas.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada and the Canadian Psychiatric Association, will establish national benchmarks for access to psychiatric treatment in rural and remote areas.
Less detail

Services for mentally ill patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9208
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Mental Health Commission of Canada to recommend the basket of medically necessary services required by mentally ill patients be reimbursed by federal/provincial/territorial health plans to support treatment and recovery.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the Mental Health Commission of Canada to recommend the basket of medically necessary services required by mentally ill patients be reimbursed by federal/provincial/territorial health plans to support treatment and recovery.
Less detail

Mental health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9209
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian physicians and their organizations to work together to transform patient care for people with mental illnesses through a strategy, including but not limited to: a) fighting the stigma that exists in our own profession and physician organizations; b) advocating for parity of allocation of resources toward the continuum of mental health care and research; c) promoting an evidence-based mental health system anchored on: - strong primary care networks, - community-based care, - team-based and multidisciplinary care in a public system, - adequate social policy supports such as housing and income, and - the involvement of primary care and specialist physicians in the planning processes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian physicians and their organizations to work together to transform patient care for people with mental illnesses through a strategy, including but not limited to: a) fighting the stigma that exists in our own profession and physician organizations; b) advocating for parity of allocation of resources toward the continuum of mental health care and research; c) promoting an evidence-based mental health system anchored on: - strong primary care networks, - community-based care, - team-based and multidisciplinary care in a public system, - adequate social policy supports such as housing and income, and - the involvement of primary care and specialist physicians in the planning processes.
Less detail

Aboriginal peoples and mental illness

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9210
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian medical schools to include in their curricula material related to the deleterious effect of negative stereotyping of Aboriginal peoples suffering from mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian medical schools to include in their curricula material related to the deleterious effect of negative stereotyping of Aboriginal peoples suffering from mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Less detail

Gender discrimination

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9249
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association opposes all forms of gender discrimination exerted against Canadian physicians and trainees as a result of pressure from patients or their families seeking the application of measures or practices dictated by their religion or culture.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association opposes all forms of gender discrimination exerted against Canadian physicians and trainees as a result of pressure from patients or their families seeking the application of measures or practices dictated by their religion or culture.
Less detail

Natural health products

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9255
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal minister of health to prohibit claims of the therapeutic value of natural health products for the treatment of diseases listed in Schedule A of the Food and Drug Act when the supportive evidence does not meet the evidentiary standard required of medications regulated by the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal minister of health to prohibit claims of the therapeutic value of natural health products for the treatment of diseases listed in Schedule A of the Food and Drug Act when the supportive evidence does not meet the evidentiary standard required of medications regulated by the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada.
Less detail
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with provincial/territorial medical associations, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, will work with professional regulatory/licensing bodies to establish a harmonized policy environment that would support physicians who are providing telehealth care in multiple jurisdictions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with provincial/territorial medical associations, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, will work with professional regulatory/licensing bodies to establish a harmonized policy environment that would support physicians who are providing telehealth care in multiple jurisdictions.
Less detail

Hospital privileges

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9266
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to inform faculties of medicine, provincial/territorial ministries of health and regional health authorities that the linking of hospital privileges of attending physicians to the requirement to teach and conduct research is unacceptable.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to inform faculties of medicine, provincial/territorial ministries of health and regional health authorities that the linking of hospital privileges of attending physicians to the requirement to teach and conduct research is unacceptable.
Less detail

Post-secondary training leading to a medical degree

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9268
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will consider strategies to reduce the years of post-secondary training leading to a medical degree from a Canadian university.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will consider strategies to reduce the years of post-secondary training leading to a medical degree from a Canadian university.
Less detail

Access to information regarding drug costs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9273
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that physicians be provided with ready access to information regarding drug costs so these may be factored into decisions regarding patient care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that physicians be provided with ready access to information regarding drug costs so these may be factored into decisions regarding patient care.
Less detail

Health professionals serving with the Canadian Armed Forces

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9283
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the outstanding work accomplished by physicians and other health professionals serving with the Canadian Armed Forces and wishes to underscore their efforts and the great humanitarianism that they have demonstrated, and continue to demonstrate, during the mission in Afghanistan.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2008-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the outstanding work accomplished by physicians and other health professionals serving with the Canadian Armed Forces and wishes to underscore their efforts and the great humanitarianism that they have demonstrated, and continue to demonstrate, during the mission in Afghanistan.
Less detail

CMA Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health - regarding Post-Market Surveillance of Pharmaceutical Products

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9112
Date
2008-Feb-28
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

CMA Letter to the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs regarding Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9110
Date
2008-Feb-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance -December 7, 2007

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9057
Date
2007-Dec-07
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
  1 document  

Guidelines for Physicians in Interactions with Industry

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9041
Date
2007-Dec-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2007-Dec-01
Replaces
Physicians and the pharmaceutical industry (Update 2001)
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Documents
Less detail

Counterfeit Drugs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9068
Date
2007-Dec-01
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Government of Canada to: - implement an anti-counterfeit drugs strategy which could include track-and-trace technology, severe penalties for infractions, and an alert network to encourage reporting by health professionals and patients; and - work with other countries and international organizations on a global effort to stop drug counterfeiting.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2007-Dec-01
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Government of Canada to: - implement an anti-counterfeit drugs strategy which could include track-and-trace technology, severe penalties for infractions, and an alert network to encourage reporting by health professionals and patients; and - work with other countries and international organizations on a global effort to stop drug counterfeiting.
Less detail

Self-regulation of physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9054
Date
2007-Sep-26
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors expresses its strong support for self-regulation of physicians and opposes any legislation that undermines this principle.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Sep-26
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors expresses its strong support for self-regulation of physicians and opposes any legislation that undermines this principle.
Less detail

44 records – page 1 of 3.