Resources for Physicians

National Opioid Guideline

Evidence-based guidelines for primary-care and specialist physicians. Link to: National Opioid Guideline


Response to Health Emergencies

The College policy, Physicians and Health Emergencies, sets out expectations of physicians during health emergencies, including pandemics; links to up-to-date information. View here


Boundaries Self-Assessment Tool

A self-assessment that physicians can use to assess their awareness of boundaries and identify the early warning signs of boundary crossings and violations. Link to: Boundaries Self-Assessment Tool


Educational Courses

Courses are now offered by the Ontario CPD Consortium. See: Educational Courses.


Family Practice Review

The Comprehensive Family Practice Review (CFPR) is of particular interest to physicians intending to re-enter or change their scope of practice, physicians who are new to family practice in Ontario, as well as physicians who are looking for a comprehensive update in contemporary primary care practice. Link to: Comprehensive Family Practice Review


Personal Record of Training in Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

This interactive form is provided to help you track and document your training in non-surgical cosmetic procedures. Physicians being assessed by the College may be asked to submit this form. Link to: Personal Record of Training in Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

For information about the College’s expectations for physicians who wish to add non-surgical cosmetics procedures to their practice, see: Performing Non-Surgical Cosmetics Procedures


Physician Advisory Service

A forum for physicians to discuss any concern or ask questions regarding your practice. Link to: Physician Advisory Service


Physician Online Toolkit

Links to help physicians access online educational resources, such as CPGs; research tools, journals and periodicals; medical research engines; provincial, national and international resources. Link to: Physician Online Toolkit


Practice Partner

College resources of special interest for members including articles originally published in Dialogue from Practice Partner, providing communication, practice and patient safety tips. Link to: Practice Partner