Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy for a Healthier Canada


News


Gearing up for a new breed of pharmacist

JANUARY 2014 - With the expanding role of pharmacists, Canada's universities have a key role to play in admitting the right kinds of candidates into pharmacy programs, believes Dr. David Edwards, Hallman Director and Associate Dean at the...

Evolution of networks for private payers

JANUARY 2014 - Canada's largest insurance company is working "with pharmacists in new and exciting ways," Barb Martinez, National Practice Leader at Great-West Life, told attendees at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy's recent Pharmacy Forum...

Pharmacy associations build united front

JANUARY 2014 - Like two sides of a coin, Canada's two national pharmacy associations appear determined to fulfill complementary mandates in order to support pharmacy's transition to new models in both business and professional practice. Both also...

CFP announces $25,000 Innovation Fund grant to support Manitoba smoking cessation project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Toronto, January 7, 2014 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy has had the opportunity to support multiple projects this year. The winners of a $50,000 grant are the Manitoba Society of Pharmacists in association with the...

CFP commits $35,000 to UBC Practice Research Project

The winners of the $35,000 grant are Drs. Carlo Marra and Larry Lynd from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia, and Pharmacist John Shaske of Howe Sound Pharmacy.

The PhInDMORE study is collaboration...

Murray Koffler receives CFP's Pillar of Pharmacy

More than 250 leaders in pharmacy, former colleagues, friends and family members recently gathered to honour the founder of Shoppers Drug Mart "a man who was years ahead of his time. We are finally catching up to the trail blazed by Murray...

Pharmacy ideally positioned to deliver value in health care - CFP Innovation Gala

Community pharmacy is part of the cure for an ailing healthcare system, says Dr. Marla Shapiro, host of CTV’s Dr. Marla & Friends and associate professor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine. The physician and popular media...

CFP recognizes leadership with 2013 Wellspring Awards

Wellspring_Awards_2013

Approximately 60 attendees joined the reception at the CPhA Conference in PEI to recognize the winners of the 2013 Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Awards. Named in memory of Barb Wells, this is the second year for the Awards from CFP.

“We are...

CFP Golf Classic Produces a Hole in One and $10,000 Winner

The CFP Golf Classic at Devil’s Pulpit, produced the tournaments first hole in one! Tim Smith of Mylan Canada used a 7 iron on the Pulpit’s 173 yard ,11th hole. The “eco” hole was sponsored by the Environmental Advisory Group and Stericycle...

CFP Announces 2013 Pillar of Pharmacy Award winner

July 8, 2013 - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Announces 2013 Pillar of Pharmacy Award winner

Toronto - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is pleased to announce Mr. Murray Koffler as this year's Pillar of Pharmacy Award winner. "Over...