Article: Palliative Medicine – Becoming a Subspecialty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Want to learn more about how palliative medicine training in Canada came to be where it is today? Read this historic paper recently published by some of our CSPCP members, describing the 20 year journey of taking palliative medicine training from a mission statement of the CSPCP to a 2- year subspecialty of the Royal College with an accrediting exam.

Palliative Medicine-Becoming a Subspecialty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Jana Pilkey, MD, FRCP(C), , James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, Deborah Dudgeon, MD, FRCP(C), Leonie Herx, MD, PhD, CCFP, Doreen Oneschuk, MD, CCFP, MHScEd, Cori Schroder, MD, MEd, CCFP, FCFP, Valerie Schulz, MD, FRCP(C), MPH. Journal of Palliative Care, First Published November 13, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1177/0825859717741027