Dialogue Issue 3, 2016Prescribing Drugs - Fentanyl fact sheetAnnual Report150th Anniversary

Following a review of how the College could provide more useful information to the public on our website, additional doctor-specific and process information is now available.

Dialogue Issue 3, 2016

Stepping up efforts to ensure safe opioid prescribing
"It is the College's view that prescribing opioids under the right conditions is critical for good patient care."

Patient Compass

November 2016
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Be informed, get involved — What medical students need to know 

Read the detailed 2015 report or view the College's story through our infographic.

Registering Success infographic

How many doctors did we license in 2015? Read the full report to find out.

Lifelong learning is a fundamental part of being – and staying – a good physician. There are many ways to earn credits and meet this requirement. Visit the new CPD section to learn more.

The College, through its committees or policies, may require a physician’s practice to be supervised. Guidelines for College-Directed Supervision available here

Find out more about opportunities for practising physicians to participate in self-regulation at the College, including becoming an Assessor.

Travelling abroad?

Foreign embassy medical forms may require certification of your doctor's registration with the CPSO

These online services are available on our website:

Applicants: Check the status of applications for registration at CPSO Online.

Postgraduate Education: Review renewal notice for specific requirements

For further information see Postgraduate Renewals

Independent Practice:

Not renewing? Complete the resignation form

“As a regulator, we will do all that we can to support patients and protect them from sexual abuse,” said Dr. Joel Kirsh, President of the College. “We welcome the priority given by the Government of Ontario to modernizing the legislation to achieve this goal."

Policy sets out professional and legal obligations and criteria for medical assistance in dying, including specific practice-related steps to follow.

Meet Pam Greenberg, the first point of contact here for anyone wanting to make, or is thinking about making, a sexual abuse complaint against an Ontario doctor.

Woman in hospital gown

The College has a longstanding interest in and commitment to preventing and dealing with sexual abuse of patients by physicians.

Greater transparency, more accountability

We are committed to providing patients with what they need to know about Ontario doctors to make informed decisions.

The federal government has passed legislation to establish a framework for medical assistance in dying. The College’s Medical Assistance in Dying policy sets out the legal obligations and professional expectations for physicians with respect to medical assistance in dying as set out in federal legislation, provincial legislation, and relevant College policies.

View our strategy for handling requests for CPSO data

Council Update!
Discipline Committee Decisions!

Of Special Interest