College Committees

Committees at the College

A standing committee of Council authorized under the Health Professions Act to provide for the review, investigation and assessment of the competence of members and to make recommendations to Council on continuing competence requirements. This committee oversees the Physician Achievement Review (PAR) program, requirements for continuing professional development and the monitoring and assessment of the competence of regulated members. COMMITTEE SITE

Provides advice to the profession on the responsible use of Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) in medical practice. See EMRs and Physicians. COMMITTEE SITE

Deals with finance issues related to governance of the College such as the annual budget, investment portfolio and pension statements. COMMITTEE SITE

Advises College Council regarding infection prevention and control issues in physician’s offices. COMMITTEE SITE

A subcommittee of the Competence Committee. Provides advice and direction to the Physician Wellness department as it pertains to the mangement of physicians whose health issues impact practice. Reports to College Council through the Competence Committee. COMMITTEE SITE

A subcommittee of the Competence Committee. Provides advice and direction to the Physician Prescribing Practices program and reports through the Competence Committee to College Council on issues relating to physicians’ prescribing practices. COMMITTEE SITE

Advises College Council on the appropriate standards for accredited medical facilities, provides physician approvals for diagnostic imaging and oversees the accreditation of facilities. COMMITTEE SITE

Responsible for overseeing the College’s Physician Achievement Review (PAR) program. COMMITTEE SITE

Responsible for setting Council agenda, and for directing the business of College Council between Council meetings based on provincial legislation and College bylaws. This committee also reviews the performance of the College Registrar.

Reviews dismissed complaints at the request of the complainant. The complainant has 30 days after the complaint is dismissed to request a review. The committee, made up of two physicians nominated by College Council and one public member from a government list, reviews the investigation report and the decision to dismiss. The committee may confirm dismissal of the complaint, send the matter to hearing, or direct the Complaints Director to investigate further and prepare a report for consideration by the committee. COMMITTEE SITE