Duties: As Member of the Profession to the Public


Physicians have a duty to seek out new evidence and knowledge, to share this knowledge with others and to apply it in practice.

Physicians are expected to keep abreast of current developments in their field, which includes maintaining an awareness of relevant practice guidelines and implementing them as appropriate. All research must be initiated and pursued in an ethical manner.

Relevant Policies, Publications and Resources

About Clinical Practice Guidelines

Guidelines for Supervision

Professional Responsibilities in Postgraduate Medical Education

Professional Responsibilities in Undergraduate Medical Education

Prescribing Drugs