Academic writing and editing among practicing physicians and physicians-in-training

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11627
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the development of resources to foster academic writing and editing among practicing physicians and physicians-in-training.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the development of resources to foster academic writing and editing among practicing physicians and physicians-in-training.
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Accountability standards

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10860
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of data on health care delivery and patient outcomes to help the medical profession develop an appropriateness framework and associated accountability standards provided that patient and physician confidentiality is maintained.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2013-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of data on health care delivery and patient outcomes to help the medical profession develop an appropriateness framework and associated accountability standards provided that patient and physician confidentiality is maintained.
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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.
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Clinical practice guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10456
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose deployment strategies to ensure maximum use of clinical practice guidelines by physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose deployment strategies to ensure maximum use of clinical practice guidelines by physicians.
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Compensation ceilings for GP's and access to front-line services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1524
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that compensation ceilings for general practitioners where they exist be removed in order to improve access to front-line services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that compensation ceilings for general practitioners where they exist be removed in order to improve access to front-line services.
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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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Family physicians and hospital affiliation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1502
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to work together with the Association and its divisions and affiliates to develop initiatives that are incentive based to encourage family physicians to retain hospital affiliation and provide hospital care in supporting the provision of the full continuum of primary care to patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2004-Aug-18
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to work together with the Association and its divisions and affiliates to develop initiatives that are incentive based to encourage family physicians to retain hospital affiliation and provide hospital care in supporting the provision of the full continuum of primary care to patients.
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Front-line care providers in epidemics

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9571
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associates urge governments to ensure that front-line care providers in practice and training are provided with adequate information, resources (including ventilators, masks, gloves, medications and vaccines) and personal and family disability and life insurance if performing clinical duties in the context of an epidemic or other public health emergency.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associates urge governments to ensure that front-line care providers in practice and training are provided with adequate information, resources (including ventilators, masks, gloves, medications and vaccines) and personal and family disability and life insurance if performing clinical duties in the context of an epidemic or other public health emergency.
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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.
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Global health issues

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10493
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports efforts to encourage physician awareness of and participation in global health issues throughout their career.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
2012-Aug-15
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports efforts to encourage physician awareness of and participation in global health issues throughout their career.
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