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Jun 18, 2019, 08:00 ET Who is caring for Canada's seniors? A new report from the Royal College provides insights on physician services for our aging population

OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada released today a comprehensive report focusing on the care physicians provide to seniors. The study, Health Care...


May 01, 2019, 07:00 ET Canada's Newly Certified Medical Specialists Struggle to Find Work

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - A study based on a multi-year survey of 6,200 specialists released today by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada revealed the highest percentage of...


Mar 18, 2019, 07:00 ET National medical organizations come together to examine how virtual care can improve access and quality

Task force on virtual care to also assess feasibility of national licensure in Canada OTTAWA, March 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA), the Royal College of Physicians and ...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Thirteen Canadian health care organizations unite under one national framework for better patient care

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Ensuring Canadian doctors have access to the world's best training model for patient care is a shared priority of 13 national and provincial health care organizations....


Jun 20, 2016, 18:00 ET Medical assistance in dying: the Royal College to develop education resources

OTTAWA, June 20, 2016 /CNW/ - The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada welcomes the federal government's announcement of a new national framework on eligibility and practices around...


Jun 06, 2016, 12:47 ET New report highlights urgent shortage of Emergency Physicians in Canada

QUEBEC CITY, June 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - A new report estimates there is a current shortfall of 478 emergency physicians in Canada – the equivalent of a student body of an entire Canadian medical...


Apr 14, 2016, 17:00 ET The Royal College will provide education and training on physician-assisted dying

OTTAWA, April 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada supports the need for a national legislative framework to provide clarity and consistency in the approach...


Mar 30, 2016, 08:00 ET Founding member of Médecins Sans Frontières Canada wins the Royal College's prestigious humanitarian award

OTTAWA, March 30, 2016 /CNW/ - From characterizing the symptoms of HIV/AIDS in children, to enabling the delivery of affordable medicines, the humanitarian career of James Orbinski, OC, OOnt, MD,...


Mar 01, 2016, 08:00 ET New standard unifies ethical expectations for physician continuing professional development in Canada

OTTAWA, March 1, 2016 /CNW/ - The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College), the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ)...


Feb 18, 2016, 17:00 ET Dr. Françoise Chagnon of Montreal named Royal College President-Elect

OTTAWA,, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Françoise P. Chagnon, MDCM, FRCSC, is poised to become the 44th President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Her appointment as President-Elect...


Nov 26, 2015, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Renowned medical simulation exposé comes to Banff, AB/

Through SimTrek, health professionals will demonstrate in real-time how decisions get made in the operating room BANFF, AB, Nov 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - You've seen surgeries performed without a hitch ...


Nov 19, 2015, 09:00 ET Renowned medical simulation exposé comes to Banff, AB

Through SimTrek, health professionals will demonstrate in real-time how decisions get made in the operating room BANFF, AB, Nov 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - You've seen surgeries performed without a hitch ...


Nov 11, 2015, 13:00 ET Dr. Kevin Imrie represents the Royal College on Remembrance Day

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - This morning, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognized and celebrated the service of all military men and women, including Fellows who have...


Nov 10, 2015, 17:30 ET Health care leaders call for a pan-Canadian commission to study medical workforce issues

OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian health care leaders are actively seeking solutions to address Canada's medical workforce planning that is currently misaligned to meet the present and future...


Oct 22, 2015, 09:00 ET Media advisory - International medical experts gather in Vancouver to advance doctor training and improve patient care

VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - On the heels of this week's transformative federal election, more than 1,500 doctors, medical educators, researchers and policy makers from around the world...


Jun 26, 2015, 10:00 ET An Open Letter from the Royal College to Canada's Political Leaders

OTTAWA, June 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Our nation's future rests in our future generations. The early childhood or 'the early years' is the most important developmental phase of life in which crucial...


May 13, 2015, 08:00 ET Trailblazing surgeon, researcher and educator named Royal College Honorary Fellows

OTTAWA, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - A neurologist committed to innovation in health research, a family physician with a passion for medical education, and an international leader in trauma systems will...


Mar 25, 2015, 09:00 ET Celebrated First Nations physician wins inaugural - Royal College Indigenous health award

OTTAWA, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - A Mohawk Nation physician has received the inaugural Royal College Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award for her dedication to bridging the gap between Indigenous...


Feb 20, 2015, 08:00 ET Dr. Kevin Imrie of Toronto named new President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Kevin Imrie, MD, FRCPC, will become the 43rd president of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada today at a ceremony held in Ottawa, Ont. A Toronto...


Dec 02, 2014, 12:01 ET Huge growth in Canadian doctors use of information technology, National Physician Survey reveals

OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - More Canadian physicians than ever are embracing information technology. New data from the 2014 National Physician Survey (NPS) shows significant increases in the use of...


Nov 20, 2014, 07:30 ET National Child Day Op-Ed: Investing in children's development is good for kids, and for Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 20 2014 /CNW/ - There is no doubt that children and youth are our country's most precious resources. But for them to be all they can be now and in the future, Canada must give its...


Nov 12, 2014, 09:00 ET Royal College Calls for action to address Canada's inadequate support for early childhood

OTTAWA, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's support system for early childhood lags far behind other countries and action is urgently needed, said the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in ...


Nov 11, 2014, 13:00 ET Royal College President honours Canada's military service on Remembrance Day

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - This morning, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognized and celebrated the service of all military men and women, including Fellows who have...


Oct 23, 2014, 08:30 ET Is a tired doctor a safe doctor? Canadian medical experts to debate controversial issue at public panel in Toronto

TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Is a tired doctor a safe doctor? Canada's medical experts will examine this question at an exciting new public panel in Toronto on Friday, October 24, 2014. Hosted by...


Oct 20, 2014, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - Is a tired doctor a safe doctor? - Medical experts to debate at international conference in Toronto on Oct. 24, 2014

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Doctors and medical experts from across Canada will debate the question "Is a tired doctor a safe doctor?" at a trailblazing public panel in Toronto, Ont., on Friday,...