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Changes on the board at CFP

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 Iris Krawchenko  Grant Gunn  Sherif Guorgui  Jean Lefebvre

MARCH 2017 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy welcomes its newest 2017 board members: Grant Gunn, senior manager Government Affairs with Amgen Canada,...

Last chance for Wellspring Award

WellspringMARCH 2017 - The final deadline for submissions to CFP’s Wellspring Leadership Award is March 31, 2017. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to nominate a worthy pharmacist who has demonstrated leadership potential. Or nominate yourself by emailing...

New approach for depression

MARCH 2017 - Evidence builds that early optimized treatment for major depressive disorder holds the greatest potential for patients to make a full recovery. Yet this method turns the traditional “start low, go slow” approach on its head. What...

See you at Innovation Showcase

MARCH 2017 - Learn more about ground-breaking research in pharmacy practice by joining the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy at its annual Innovation Showcase event on Tuesday, April 4, at Westin Airport Hotel in Toronto.

Attendees will also hear...

Pharmacists/employers need to be on same side

JANUARY 2017 - Tensions are mounting between pharmacists and their employers—and both sides need to step back and take stock if they are to make it through a remarkable period of transition in the profession, stated panelists at the Canadian...

"Culture eats strategy for lunch"

JANUARY 2017 - Peter Drucker made his presence known at CFP’s Pharmacy Forum as presenters and participants discussed the finer points of the motivational speaker’s oft-quoted term, “Culture eats strategy for lunch.” It essentially reminds us...

Time to seize more opportunities

JANUARY 2017 - We already know pharmacists can have a positive impact in disease intervention and immunization rates, but it’s critical they seize opportunities to do more through pharmacy services. That was the message by presenters at the...

Road to "pharmageddon:" a UK perspective

JANUARY 2017 - At the latest Pharmacy Forum hosted by CFP, attendees got some sobering insights into what may lie ahead for Canada’s pharmacists. “I’m here to scare you all,” said guest speaker Mark Burdon, a community pharmacist and member of...

"Pharmatopia" can be a reality

JANUARY 2017 - Amidst the uncertainty of pharmacy’s future, provinces like Alberta are proving that good things can evolve with pharmacy services. Speaking at the recent CFP Pharmacy Forum, Alberta Pharmacists’ Association CEO Margaret Wing spoke...

Pharmacists prescribing reduces CV risk

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Dr. Ross Tsuyuki

NOVEMBER 2016 - According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular (CV) disease remains the number one cause of mortality worldwide, accounting for 17.5 million deaths annually. Yet a recent study...