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Increasing the number of family physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1494
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on federal, provincial and territorial governments to work together to expand the number of comprehensive family physicians across Canada through the combined approach of training, recruitment and retention initiatives that are incentive based and developed with the input of actively practicing physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on federal, provincial and territorial governments to work together to expand the number of comprehensive family physicians across Canada through the combined approach of training, recruitment and retention initiatives that are incentive based and developed with the input of actively practicing physicians.
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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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Initiatives to reduce wait times

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1530
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, consistent with A Prescription for Sustainability, advocates to reduce wait times through the following initiatives: a) development of pan-Canadian wait time benchmarks based on available evidence; b) a network of regional registries and referral programs for specialized care; c) streamlined referral for investigation and specialty consultations; and d) Canadian Health Access Fund designed to support inter-jurisdictional portability of care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, consistent with A Prescription for Sustainability, advocates to reduce wait times through the following initiatives: a) development of pan-Canadian wait time benchmarks based on available evidence; b) a network of regional registries and referral programs for specialized care; c) streamlined referral for investigation and specialty consultations; and d) Canadian Health Access Fund designed to support inter-jurisdictional portability of care.
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International medical graduates

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10846
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports measures to facilitate the acculturation of international medical graduates.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports measures to facilitate the acculturation of international medical graduates.
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Interventions that target the social determinants of health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10914
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that physicians be encouraged and adequately supported to participate in community-based interventions that target the social determinants of health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that physicians be encouraged and adequately supported to participate in community-based interventions that target the social determinants of health.
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Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the Canadian Medical Protective Association to develop a comprehensive strategy to minimize the liability risk of physicians due to the changing scopes of practice of other health care providers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the Canadian Medical Protective Association to develop a comprehensive strategy to minimize the liability risk of physicians due to the changing scopes of practice of other health care providers.
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License of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy516
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing that the provincial/territorial licensing authorities have the ultimate authority regarding licensure requirements in their respective jurisdictions, wishes to reaffirm the principle that any rights and privileges that will be accorded to holders of the revised License of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) should be conferred on all physicians who completed their LMCC prior to the new requirements, including portability of eligibility for licensure.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing that the provincial/territorial licensing authorities have the ultimate authority regarding licensure requirements in their respective jurisdictions, wishes to reaffirm the principle that any rights and privileges that will be accorded to holders of the revised License of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) should be conferred on all physicians who completed their LMCC prior to the new requirements, including portability of eligibility for licensure.
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Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that in order to enhance the transparency and accountability of Medicare, the government should identify in their annual public accounts the sum of money expended on insured physician services and acute hospital care (Medicare cost).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that in order to enhance the transparency and accountability of Medicare, the government should identify in their annual public accounts the sum of money expended on insured physician services and acute hospital care (Medicare cost).
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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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Mentorship programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10888
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of more structured mentorship programs featuring a formal career counselling component as part of all residency curricula in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of more structured mentorship programs featuring a formal career counselling component as part of all residency curricula in Canada.
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