Dialogue Magazine

Volume 9, Issue 2, 2013

CPSO Registers Doctor #100,000; Preparing for eHealth Developments; Thinking of Running for Council Election?; Reporting Adverse Events in OHPs

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Jul 04, 2013

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CPSO Registers Doctor #100,000

It has taken us 147 years, but we have just registered Dr. #100,000. Dr. Alaina Aguanno joins an illustrious line of doctors licensed by the College throughout its history, including Drs. Norman Bethune, Frederick Banting, Jenny Trout, John Alexander McCrae, Sir William Osler and Roberta Bondar. read more

Physician Numbers Continue to Climb

We licensed more physicians in 2012 than in any year previous, with 40% of these new registrants being international medical graduates. read more

Interprofessional Collaboration at End of Life

Collaboration between various disciplines is desirable in every area of health care. In palliative care, the wide spectrum of patient and family requirements makes that teamwork absolutely essential. read more

Assessments Underway in Dental Clinics

The CPSO has begun assessing physicians who provide anesthesia to patients in dental offices. These inspections fall under our Out-of-Hospital Premises Inspection Program. read more

Adverse Events in Out-of-Hospital Premises

Council approves a by-law that requires premises to report adverse events to the College. read more

eHealth Literacy

Technology is increasingly playing an integral and valuable role in quality care in medicine. In recognition of this changing environment, Council has approved a document that signals to the profession that it would be prudent to prepare for eHealth development. read more

Social Medial and the MD

While social media offers potential benefits for physicians’ practices, it also brings a new and largely unexplored spectrum of risks. The College developed a guidance document to assist physicians in understanding how existing professional expectations apply to the use of social media. read more