Physician Achievement Review (PAR) Program
PAR Program to be replaced by new general assessment process in 2017
Physician-supplied data will provide basis for new general assessment process
Building on what we heard from over 2,000 physicians in focus groups, surveys and face-to-face conversations, the College has discontinued PAR. Starting in 2017, a new general assessment process for individual physicians and group practices will be introduced within a new Continuing Competence model.
The new general assessment process will start with data you provide in your annual Registration Information Form (RIF) or practice permit application. Data collection will start in the current RIF season (October-December, 2016), with the launch of the group practice process planned for spring 2017, followed by the launch of the individual physician process in summer 2017.
Also part of the new Continuing Competence model is a new competence assessment process, that will feature multi-source feedback as well as a variety of tools and resources to provide timely, relevant information to benefit both physicians and patients.
Watch for more details in early 2017 in The Messenger, email bulletins and on this site.