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Certify a Program for Mainpro+ credits

Interested in certifying a Program?

As a chapter of the CFPC, the OCFP is responsible for managing program applications to certify 1-credit-per-hour Mainpro+ courses offered across Ontario.

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The Benefits of Certification

As a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provider, offering Mainpro+ certified programs will:

  • Demonstrate your commitment to the development and delivery of quality education for family physicians.
  • Assist family physicians in meeting Mainpro+ requirements to maintain their CFPC membership.
  • Support family physicians in participating in valuable learning experiences which allow them to stay current in their profession.

How to Certify a Program

Required Mainpro+ Program Documents:

The following documents will be requested to be uploaded to the Cert+ application.


Fees for an Ontario Mainpro+ application will depend on whether the program has received for-profit support or not.

Ethical Reviews / Sessions

To ensure that Mainpro+ certified CPD programs continue to focus on the educational needs of family physicians, the CFPC has instituted a formal ethical review process for all live (in-person or virtual) Mainpro+ certified programs that have received financial or in-kind support from a for-profit organization.

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Tools & Resources

Here are some additional helpful Tools and Resources to consider when developing a program seeking Mainpro+ certification.

Frequently Asked Questions