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Personalized medicine in community practice

MAY 2016 - Researchers for the Pharmacists as Personalized Medicine Experts (PRIME) pilot project are aiming to prove that pharmacists in a community practice setting are well positioned to play a key role in the emerging field of personalized...

New board member brings unique views

 
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MAY 2016 - Karen Wolfe, the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s newest board member, says she’s been eager to join the organization for years.  “I think it is one of the ultimate pharmacy boards to be part of because CFP is...

Pharmacy Management: from textbook to CE

MAY 2016 - On the heels of the successful Pharmacy Management in Canada textbook, the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is partnering with two leading continuing education providers to develop a new CE program based on the same content.

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OPEN results point to untapped potential

MAY 2016 - Patients are receptive to healthcare services from pharmacists—but the profession appears to be falling short when it comes to helping those with more complex needs.

These are among the findings of three years’ worth of research into...

How to get on political agenda

MAY 2016 - As the keynote speaker at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Gala in April, Jeff Yurek, community pharmacist and Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Elgin-Middlesex-London, urged pharmacists to get more...

Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Award

Don’t miss your chance to receive a Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Award, valued at up to $10,000! Granted by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP), this award supports pharmacists seeking to develop their leadership skills through...

$100,000 for Innovation Grants now available

Practising pharmacists and pharmacy researchers can now receive up to $100,000 in grants per year from CFP’s Innovation Fund. The previous maximum was $50,000. “Now more than ever there is a great need for evidence supporting expanded scope of...

CFP welcomes new board members

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Margaret Wing

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Karen Wolfe

The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to announce the 2016 Board of Directors. University of Waterloo’s Dr. David Edwards takes over the reins from Anne Maheu as this...

New president reflects on future of CFP

David_EdwardsDr. David Edwards, Director of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo, was appointed president of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy this year after joining the organization in 2013. Below he shares his thoughts on why the...

Diabetes pharmacists network

Community pharmacists can draw upon experts at Banting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC) to better support patients with diabetes—particularly those with complex needs.

Almost 800 pharmacists have joined BBDC’s Diabetes Pharmacists Network, an...