College welcomes New Registrar

Dina Baras CPSA, Messenger

Dr. McLeod joins the College from Ottawa where he is currently the Deputy Surgeon General for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). In this role, he oversees all clinical programs for the Canadian Armed Forces healthcare system. This includes providing strategic direction, financial and operational oversight, advice and support to all of the CAF primary care clinics in Canada and Europe as well …

Supervision of Restricted Activities

Dina Baras Are You Up to Standard?, CPSA, Messenger

As the physician with overall responsibility for care and management of your patient, you are responsible for restricted activities performed under your supervision. [i] You must be satisfied that the person performing those activities has the skill to perform them competently. You must also be authorized to perform the activity yourself. See the Standard of Practice on Supervision of Restricted Activities. …

Trevor’s Take: On getting value from medical care

Dina Baras CPSA, Messenger, Trevor's Take On 9 Comments

Good stuff is happening in health care in Alberta. I see this from my various perches, as a member of various health committees, from conversations with leadership in Alberta Health Services, the Ministry of Health and other professions, the Alberta Medical Association, and from the leadership team at the CPSA. There is common recognition of the importance of strong, high …