Category: News Release

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Mar2021
Just over 40 per cent of member respondents agreed or strongly agreed that persons whose sole underlying medical condition is a mental disorder should be considered for eligibility for medical assistance in dying (MAiD), says results from the most recent Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) survey. In comparison, 27 per cent of ... Read More
March 18, 2021Rob Cornforth

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Jan2021
Are you or do you know an outstanding member who should be recognized by CPA? Please consider submitting a nomination for an award or designation. https://www.cpa-apc.org/awards/
January 19, 2021Rob Cornforth

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Jan2021
The Canadian Psychiatric Association's 71st Annual Conference is scheduled for October 14 - 16, 2021 in Vancouver at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. As you know, the annual conference is the largest psychiatric CPD event in Canada and we look forward to welcoming 1,100 delegates! We would like to remind you ... Read More
January 19, 2021Rob Cornforth

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Nov2020
COMMUNIQUÉ Attention: News, Health, Medical and Lifestyle Editors November,2020 Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) is pleased to announce the inauguration of its new president: Grainne E. Neilson, MD, MRCPsych, FRCPC, LLM President (2020-2021), Canadian Psychiatric Association Dr. Grainne Neilson is a forensic psychiatrist in clinical and academic practice and has been an assistant ... Read More
November 30, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Nov2020
The CPA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Awards Ceremony was held on Nov. 2, 2020. It marked the official welcome of new CPA president, Dr. Grainne Neilson, honoured past-president, Dr. Georgina Zahirney, and introduced president-elect, Dr. Douglas Urness. This year’s virtual awards ceremony was an opportunity to recognize members and ... Read More
November 9, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Sep2020
Register now! The annual conference is a key opportunity to explore new perspectives, reconnect with colleagues and learn from the passions of others in the field of psychiatry. Online sessions feature the latest discoveries in clinical practice and research. Learn about new policy initiatives and be empowered to create lasting positive ... Read More
September 22, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Sep2020
In addition to this fall’s virtual annual conference, the CPA will add regular webinars to its CPD offerings to support members in meeting their MOC requirements. To help CPA’s CPD committee develop and schedule learning activities, we are looking for your feedback. The short nine-question survey will take no more ... Read More
September 15, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Sep2020
Psychiatrists are frequently asked about the potential uses of cannabis and cannabinoid products to treat mental illnesses. To help inform members and educate the public, the CPA has systematically reviewed the existing literature on RCTs examining potential beneficial uses of cannabis and cannabinoid products to treat mental illness in adults. Read ... Read More
September 9, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Sep2020
While clinicians may voluntarily decide to proffer themselves as an expert in disability evaluations, psychological harm cases, family court issues, criminal matters or other issues, these roles are specialized and require training, experience and expertise to navigate. CPA’s new position paper makes recommendations on how to proceed with independent medical ... Read More
September 9, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Jul2020
CPA currently has a few available mentors in the following areas of specialty: Psychodynamic psychotherapy, early-age trauma, sexual abuse, preconceptual trauma, child trauma  Leadership & administration, shared/collaborative care, quality improvement  Psycho-oncology  Sports, Mental Fitness, Peak Performance Operational Stress Injury, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatric/Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery, Research, Bioethics If interested, please contact sadler@cpa-apc.org, ... Read More
July 2, 2020Rob Cornforth