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.
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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.
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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.
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Best practices for smartphone and smart-device clinical photo taking and sharing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13860
Date
2018-Mar-03
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
-principles-for-the-protection-of-patient-privacy-pd18-02-e.pdf © 2018 Canadian Medical Association
  1 document  

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.
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Cannabis for Medical Purposes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10045
Date
2010-Dec-04
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
; 2007. Available: http://policybase.cma.ca/dbtw-wpd/Policypdf/PD08-01.pdf. (accessed 2019 Jan22). 8 R
  1 document  

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  

Charter of Shared Values: A vision for intra-professionalism for physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13858
Date
2017-Dec-09
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
  2 documents  
Policy Type
Policy document
Date
2017-Dec-09
Replaces
CMA Charter for Physicians (Update 1999)
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Documents
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CMA Code of Ethics and Professionalism

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13937
Date
2018-DEC-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Date
2018-DEC-08
Replaces
Code of ethics of the Canadian Medical Association (Update 2004)
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Documents
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CMA Response: Health Canada's Medical Marijuana Regulatory Proposal

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10702
Date
2013-Feb-28
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
://policybase.cma.ca/dbtw-wpd/Policypdf/PD08-01.pdf 7 Lee J. “Ross Rebagliati to Open medical marijuana franchise
  1 document  

CMA’s formal submission to the Federal External Panel on assisted dying

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11750
Date
2015-Oct-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
  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.
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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.
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Concern about safety

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10917
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association expresses its deep concern about the safety of Dr. Tarek Loubani as well as Mr. John Greyson, and urges Canadian officials to ensure due and fair process as well as physical and emotional safety for those two individuals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association expresses its deep concern about the safety of Dr. Tarek Loubani as well as Mr. John Greyson, and urges Canadian officials to ensure due and fair process as well as physical and emotional safety for those two individuals.
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Conscientious objection

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10897
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the right of any physician to exercise conscientious objection when faced with a request for medical aid in dying.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the right of any physician to exercise conscientious objection when faced with a request for medical aid in dying.
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Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10173
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for federal government adherence to the United Nations’ "Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2011-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for federal government adherence to the United Nations’ "Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict."
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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.
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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13696
Date
2017-May-27
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
CMA Policy PD17-05 Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Some direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests
  2 documents  

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.
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Documents to guide physicians facing ethical dilemmas

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10896
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will create and distribute an inventory of existing documents to guide physicians facing ethical dilemmas within the context of their professional practices.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will create and distribute an inventory of existing documents to guide physicians facing ethical dilemmas within the context of their professional practices.
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