Professional Role Resources

Please note this selection is not intended to be comprehensive or complete, and inclusion is not necessarily an endorsement by the CPSO.

Code of Ethics
Canadian Medical Association

Ethics in Family Medicine: Faculty Handbook (Handbook for Postgrad program Directors in Family Medicine)
College of Family Physicians of Canada

Good Practices Guide
The Canadian Medical Protective Association

Instruction in Professionalism & Ethics (Individualized Instruction)
Consultant for Physicians

Online Bioethics Curriculum
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Physicians Universal Leadership Skills Education Survey
PULSE Program

The Role of Physician Leaders in Addressing Physician Disruptive Behaviour in Healthcare Institutions
The Canadian Medical Protective Association


Boundaries-related Resources

Boundaries E-Learning Module
College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
While this resource is designed for physiotherapists, there are transferable concepts that will be of interest to physicians.

CPSO Boundaries Self-Assessment Tool
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

ProBE Canada Program
The Center for Personalized Education for Professionals

Professional Boundaries in Health Care Relationships
College of Psychologists of Ontario

Professional Boundaries: Discerning the Line in the Sand
Life Quality Institute

Recognizing Boundary Issues
The Canadian Medical Protective Association

Understanding Boundaries in Managing the Risks Inherent in the Doctor-Patient Relationship Course
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University


Physician Wellness Resources

CanMEDS Physician Health Guide
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

ePhysician Health

Healthy Practices Podcast Series
Canadian Medical Association

Physician Health Program
Ontario Medical Association

Physician Wellness Page on the CMPA Website
The Canadian Medical Protective Association

Well-Being Resources
Ontario Medical Association

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