The Office for Continuing Professional Development (CPD), McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Education (CACME). As a result, the CPD Office adheres to CPD/CME standards, regulations and criteria towards providing study credits to physicians for learning activities on behalf of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College) and the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). As such, the McGill CPD Office follows policies and directives as established by CPD/CME regulatory authorities

Accordingly, the CPD Office of the McGill University FMHS is mandated to provide high-quality CPD/CME activities designed to maintain the competence of physicians in caring for their patient populations and to promote a culture of lifelong learning. Furthermore, the CPD Office participates in research and scholarly activity with the aim of contributing to best practices in CPD/CME. In all of its activities, the CPD Office holds itself to the highest ethical and legal standards.

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  1. What to know prior to developing a CPD activity
  2. CPD Standards - Regulatory Authorities
  3. Applying for Accreditation/Certification: Step-by-Step Guide
  4. Physician Organization
  5. Scientific and Organizing Planning Committee (SPC and OPC)
  6. Needs Assessment
  7. Learning Objectives
  8. Declaration of Conflict of Interest (CoI)
  9. CanMEDS
  10. Quick Tips for Speakers
  11. Templates & Resources to Assist with Planning a CPD Activity
  12. Additional Information on CPD Standards - Regulatory Authorities
  13. Support Contact Information

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