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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
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National Physician Human Resource Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8879
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the creation of a National Physician Human Resource Strategy that takes into account the changing practice styles of all physicians as well as the increased demand for medical care including factors such as an aging population.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the creation of a National Physician Human Resource Strategy that takes into account the changing practice styles of all physicians as well as the increased demand for medical care including factors such as an aging population.
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Collaborative care model

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8881
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of a collaborative care model that protects and promotes excellence in medical education.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will advocate for the development of a collaborative care model that protects and promotes excellence in medical education.
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Physician assistants

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8882
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates to develop a plan to enable the further expansion and integration of physician assistants into civilian health care in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates to develop a plan to enable the further expansion and integration of physician assistants into civilian health care in Canada.
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Resident physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8884
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and the Canadian Association of Interns and Residents advocate that Canadian resident physicians be permitted to work under limited licensure provisions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and the Canadian Association of Interns and Residents advocate that Canadian resident physicians be permitted to work under limited licensure provisions.
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Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the "gap in generalism" and collaborate with other stakeholders to identify proactive measures that will help to fill the gap and enable generalists to thrive in our health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the "gap in generalism" and collaborate with other stakeholders to identify proactive measures that will help to fill the gap and enable generalists to thrive in our health care system.
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Family medicine

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8908
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and promotes the efforts and initiatives of the College of Family Physicians of Canada to make family medicine a more attractive career choice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and promotes the efforts and initiatives of the College of Family Physicians of Canada to make family medicine a more attractive career choice.
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Reforms to medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8909
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and encourages the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to explore reforms to undergraduate and postgraduate medical education that address issues such as social accountability, early career decision-making and flexibility in medical training.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and encourages the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to explore reforms to undergraduate and postgraduate medical education that address issues such as social accountability, early career decision-making and flexibility in medical training.
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Taking the Pulse of Specialty Care: an Online Consultation with Canada's Physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8910
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will consider the recommendations for improving access to enhanced skills training and reducing re-entry barriers identified in Taking the Pulse of Specialty Care: an Online Consultation with Canada's Physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will consider the recommendations for improving access to enhanced skills training and reducing re-entry barriers identified in Taking the Pulse of Specialty Care: an Online Consultation with Canada's Physicians.
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Undergraduate medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8911
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages faculties of medicine and governments to increase the capacity of the undergraduate medical education system to offer clinical electives to Canadian students studying medicine abroad.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages faculties of medicine and governments to increase the capacity of the undergraduate medical education system to offer clinical electives to Canadian students studying medicine abroad.
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Expanded scopes of practice

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8912
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges national specialty societies, faculties of medicine and educational colleges to develop a nationally coordinated strategy to provide physicians with access to enhanced skills training for expanded scopes of practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges national specialty societies, faculties of medicine and educational colleges to develop a nationally coordinated strategy to provide physicians with access to enhanced skills training for expanded scopes of practice.
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Evaluation of international medical graduates

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8913
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports a national standardized assessment protocol to evaluate international medical graduates.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports a national standardized assessment protocol to evaluate international medical graduates.
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Canada Health Infoway

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8924
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on Canada Health Infoway to support physicians in developing electronic medical records and linkages to electronic health records by making funding directly available to physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates call on Canada Health Infoway to support physicians in developing electronic medical records and linkages to electronic health records by making funding directly available to physicians.
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Physician retention

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8926
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will examine ways to increase flexibility in a physician's workplace to create a healthy work-life balance and to communicate the importance that such balance plays in physician retention.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will examine ways to increase flexibility in a physician's workplace to create a healthy work-life balance and to communicate the importance that such balance plays in physician retention.
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Physician advocates

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8927
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop and advocate strongly for the implementation of policy to safeguard physicians from fear of reprisal and retaliation when speaking out as advocates for their patients and communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop and advocate strongly for the implementation of policy to safeguard physicians from fear of reprisal and retaliation when speaking out as advocates for their patients and communities.
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Environmental factors and health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8934
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will enhance its work on the issues related to health and the environment by: a. highlighting the work of physicians who participate actively in national and international activities associated with improving the environment; b. advocating for programs to prevent or reduce the human and environmental health impact from global climate change and environmental degradation; c. lobbying policy decision-makers to incorporate concerns for human health into current environmental research and all public policy initiatives and; d. strengthening its relationships with appropriate environmental health agencies, such as Environment Canada and the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will enhance its work on the issues related to health and the environment by: a. highlighting the work of physicians who participate actively in national and international activities associated with improving the environment; b. advocating for programs to prevent or reduce the human and environmental health impact from global climate change and environmental degradation; c. lobbying policy decision-makers to incorporate concerns for human health into current environmental research and all public policy initiatives and; d. strengthening its relationships with appropriate environmental health agencies, such as Environment Canada and the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.
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Environmental stewardship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8936
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will respond to the challenge for a clean environment (air, water, soil, climate change) by encouraging: a. physicians to become spokespersons for environmental stewardship, including the discussion of these issues when appropriate with patients; b. the medical community to work with health care facilities to adopt and implement policies aimed at reducing or recycling waste in a safe and properly prescribed manner; c. physicians to adopt "green" measures in their practice environments and personal lifestyles; d. medical schools, residency programs and continuing medical education sessions to enhance their provision of educational programs on health and the environment; and e. the development of evidence-based information on health and environment issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will respond to the challenge for a clean environment (air, water, soil, climate change) by encouraging: a. physicians to become spokespersons for environmental stewardship, including the discussion of these issues when appropriate with patients; b. the medical community to work with health care facilities to adopt and implement policies aimed at reducing or recycling waste in a safe and properly prescribed manner; c. physicians to adopt "green" measures in their practice environments and personal lifestyles; d. medical schools, residency programs and continuing medical education sessions to enhance their provision of educational programs on health and the environment; and e. the development of evidence-based information on health and environment issues.
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The role of family physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8937
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to develop strategies promoting the role of family physicians in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to develop strategies promoting the role of family physicians in Canada.
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Medical Laboratory Assistants

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8987
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) approves the inclusion of medical laboratory assistant as a CMA-designated health science profession in the conjoint accreditation process.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) approves the inclusion of medical laboratory assistant as a CMA-designated health science profession in the conjoint accreditation process.
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National rural health strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8991
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will take the lead with other national medical organizations to advocate for the development of a national rural health strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will take the lead with other national medical organizations to advocate for the development of a national rural health strategy.
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