Feedback can be hard to hear—but we need to hear it.

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA, Latest News, Medical Matters, Messenger 6 Comments

Feedback can be hard to hear—but we need to hear it Cannabis in medical practice TPP Alberta gears up to launch new secure prescription form New documents in your Physician Portal “My bursary gave me more time with my kids.” What do your colleagues think about your College? Is physician leadership for me? Optimized Prescribing for Seniors—Deprescribing PPIs: Do I …

Are we seeing the beginning of a quality-of-care revolution?

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA, Medical Matters, Messenger 5 Comments

Are we seeing the beginning of a quality-of-care revolution? Swing a club in support of medical student bursaries! New rules for Continuous Professional Development  A resident’s perspective: CPSA and the privilege of self-regulation CPSA disciplines two physicians after criminal convictions Last chance to win a refund on your 2018 Annual Renewal fee! Health Canada to lift methadone exemption requirement New …

Why the complaint process is necessary for the profession

Dina Baras CPSA, Medical Matters, Messenger 13 Comments

This Messenger has several articles related to complaints and complaint outcomes. For that reason, I felt it was a good opportunity to talk about the role the College has in complaints and why it’s a necessary requirement for the profession.When talking to practising physicians, it sounds as though the CPSA is perceived to spend most of its time on complaints ...

Good communication is a two-way street – We want to hear from you

Dina Baras CPSA, Medical Matters, Messenger 4 Comments

Over the past six months, I have written about leadership, high-functioning teams and the important role every Alberta physician plays in good regulation. What I have not yet addressed is the value of good communication as a foundation for success. In order to improve our organization, enhance teamwork amongst our members and the College and build trust, I want to ...