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Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10367
Date
2011-Dec-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s document Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-61.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Dec-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Canadian Patient Safety Institute’s document Canadian Disclosure Guidelines: Being Open with Patients and Families as outlined in Appendix A to BD 12-61.
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Mentoring of early career physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10161
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of programs that will facilitate the mentoring of early career physicians in their transition to clinical practice by experienced physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of programs that will facilitate the mentoring of early career physicians in their transition to clinical practice by experienced physicians.
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Scopes of practice

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10162
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports physicians engaging in their full scope of practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports physicians engaging in their full scope of practice.
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Informed career choices

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10165
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assist physicians during all stages of their career, with special emphasis on helping medical students and residents make informed career choices by providing job-trend data and other career-planning resources.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assist physicians during all stages of their career, with special emphasis on helping medical students and residents make informed career choices by providing job-trend data and other career-planning resources.
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Techniques of advocacy and leadership

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10182
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association actively encourages and will facilitate the incorporation of increased formal training in the techniques of advocacy and leadership in the undergraduate and postgraduate medical curricula.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association actively encourages and will facilitate the incorporation of increased formal training in the techniques of advocacy and leadership in the undergraduate and postgraduate medical curricula.
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Standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10186
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and adoption of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators to: - establish performance targets, - track progress, - pursue continued improvements against those targets.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and adoption of standardized perioperative efficiency and quality performance indicators to: - establish performance targets, - track progress, - pursue continued improvements against those targets.
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Postgraduate training positions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10188
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national forum to foster the alignment of postgraduate training positions with current and future societal needs, evolving models of care delivery and available health system resources.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national forum to foster the alignment of postgraduate training positions with current and future societal needs, evolving models of care delivery and available health system resources.
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Modern media for the delivery of medical care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10198
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of training in the uses of modern media for the delivery of medical care in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training programs within Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports inclusion of training in the uses of modern media for the delivery of medical care in undergraduate and postgraduate medical training programs within Canada.
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Retention strategies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10202
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the enhancement of retention strategies for physicians who are nearing retirement.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the enhancement of retention strategies for physicians who are nearing retirement.
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Lifetime clinical prevention schedule

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9855
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, urges governments to support the development and implementation of a lifetime clinical prevention schedule based on scientific evidence and coordinated by primary care physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, urges governments to support the development and implementation of a lifetime clinical prevention schedule based on scientific evidence and coordinated by primary care physicians.
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Online continuing medical education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9892
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, calls on governments to ensure that the necessary technology is in place to guarantee that physicians in rural and remote locations have access to accredited online continuing medical education/continuing professional development.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, calls on governments to ensure that the necessary technology is in place to guarantee that physicians in rural and remote locations have access to accredited online continuing medical education/continuing professional development.
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Registered pension plans

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9907
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to amend the Income Tax Act 1985 to allow professional associations to sponsor and manage registered pension plans for self-employed Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to amend the Income Tax Act 1985 to allow professional associations to sponsor and manage registered pension plans for self-employed Canadians.
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E-health strategies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9908
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to ensure investments made by the Canada Health Infoway are aligned with, and respect e-health strategies that are currently being implemented or developed within various jurisdictions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to ensure investments made by the Canada Health Infoway are aligned with, and respect e-health strategies that are currently being implemented or developed within various jurisdictions.
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Harmonized Sales Tax

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9909
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will work with governments to study the impact of the Harmonized Sales Tax and Goods and Services Tax with respect to medical practices and patient care delivery.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will work with governments to study the impact of the Harmonized Sales Tax and Goods and Services Tax with respect to medical practices and patient care delivery.
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Maternal and child health in developing countries

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9910
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to reconsider its decision not to fund medical termination of pregnancy services as part of its funding contributions for maternal and child health in developing countries.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to reconsider its decision not to fund medical termination of pregnancy services as part of its funding contributions for maternal and child health in developing countries.
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Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and will expedite research into the expansion of telemedicine and the utilization of emerging technologies, to directly link health care providers and patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and will expedite research into the expansion of telemedicine and the utilization of emerging technologies, to directly link health care providers and patients.
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Physician advocates

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9915
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association opposes any bylaws, codes of conduct or policies that have the potential to limit physicians’ ability to speak out or advocate on behalf of their patients or to comment on issues that affect their ability to provide high quality clinical care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association opposes any bylaws, codes of conduct or policies that have the potential to limit physicians’ ability to speak out or advocate on behalf of their patients or to comment on issues that affect their ability to provide high quality clinical care.
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Medical records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9923
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
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CMA's submission to Finance Canada's consultation on ensuring the ongoing strength of Canada's retirement income system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9807
Date
2010-May-07
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
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National health care database

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy714
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the development of a sound national health care database, accessible to health care professionals' associations and legitimate researchers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1985-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the development of a sound national health care database, accessible to health care professionals' associations and legitimate researchers.
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