Medical Council of Canada

Annual Meeting

Framing the Future of MCC

105th Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting program

September 17 to 19, 2017 | Westin Hotel Ottawa | 11 Colonel By Dr., Ottawa, ON

Message from the President,<br />
Dr. Karen Shaw<br />

Message from the President,
Dr. Karen Shaw

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 105th Annual Meeting of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC).

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Message from the Executive Director,<br />
Dr. Ian Bowmer<br />

Message from the Executive Director,
Dr. Ian Bowmer

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the 105th Annual Meeting of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC).

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Our speakers

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Mr. Steven Lewis

President, Access Consulting Ltd., Saskatoon & Adjunct Professor of Health Policy, Simon Fraser University

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Dr. Joshua Tepper

President and Chief Executive Officer, Health Quality Ontario

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Dr. Jay Rosenfield

Vice Dean, Medical Education, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Professor of Paediatrics, Western University

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
September 17, 2017
8:30 – 11:00
Québec Room (Level 4)

Research and Development Committee

09:00 – 10:00
Alberta Room (Level 4)

Selection Committee

10:00 – 11:00
Alberta Room (Level 4)

Nominating Committee

11:00 – 12:00
Québec Room (Level 4)

Legislation Committee

11:00 – 12:00
Alberta Room (Level 4)

Appeals Committee

12:00 – 13:00
Governor General Foyer (Level 4)

Lunch and registration

13:00 – 13:15
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

Plenary and Panel Discussion Introduction
Dr. Karen Shaw, President, MCC

 

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the public’s perceptions of health care needs in Canada
  2. Outline the future role of the physician and the educational trends
  3. Discuss MCC’s strategy to ensure organizational alignment to meet upcoming changes
13:15 – 13:40
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

“A Public Perspective”
Mr. Steven Lewis

13:40 – 14:00
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

“Future Role of the Physician”
Dr. Joshua Tepper

14:00 – 14:20
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

“Changing Medical Education Landscape”
Dr. Jay Rosenfield

14:20 – 14:35
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

General Q&A

14:35 – 14:50
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

Refreshment Break

14:50 – 15:15
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

“MCC Environment and Future Directions”
Dr. Ian Bowmer

15:15 – 16:30
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

Discussion – Roundtable

16:30 – 17:30
Alberta Room (Level 4)

Orientation of new MCC Council Members

18:00 – 22:00
Canadian War Museum – LeBreton Gallery

MCC Reception and Dinner

September 18, 2017
07:30 – 8:30
Spruce Room (Level 1)

University breakfast (MCC University Council Members Only)

07:30 – 8:30
Governor General Foyer (Level 4)

Breakfast and registration

8:30 – 12:00

Workshops – MCC Strategic Directions

 

By the end of these sessions, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the MCC’s future strategic direction in clinical and in-practice assessment
  2. Identify strategic alliances that MCC should consider moving forward
  3. Explore benefits and risks of these strategic directions
8:30 – 12:00
Group 1 - Alberta Room (Level 4)
08:30 – 9:15
Exploring potential centralized exam site(s) Dr. Kent Stobart / Dr. André De Champlain
09:15 – 10:00
Identifying needs for in-practice assessment Dr. Graham Bullock / Dr. Claire Touchie
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment break
10:30 – 11:15
Exploring future MCC alliances Ms. Nancy McBeth / Dr. Ian Bowmer
11:15 – 12:00
Exploring risks related to the strategic directions Dr. Trevor Theman / Ms. Karen Meades
8:30 – 12:00
Group 2 - Saskatchewan Room (Level 3)
08:30 – 9:15
Exploring risks related to the strategic directions Dr. Trevor Theman / Ms. Karen Meades
09:15 – 10:00
Exploring potential centralized exam site(s) Dr. Kent Stobart / Dr. André De Champlain
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment break
10:30 – 11:15
Identifying needs for in-practice assessment Dr. Graham Bullock / Dr. Claire Touchie
11:15 – 12:00
Exploring future MCC alliances Ms. Nancy McBeth / Dr. Ian Bowmer
8:30 – 12:00
Group 3 - British Columbia Room (Level 2)
08:30 – 9:15
Exploring future MCC alliances Ms. Nancy McBeth / Dr. Ian Bowmer
09:15 – 10:00
Exploring risks related to the strategic directions Dr. Trevor Theman / Ms. Karen Meades
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment break
10:30 – 11:15
Exploring potential centralized exam site(s) Dr. Kent Stobart / Dr. André De Champlain
11:15 – 12:00
Identifying needs for in-practice assessment Dr. Graham Bullock / Dr. Claire Touchie
8:30 – 12:00
Group 4 - Manitoba Room (Level 2)
08:30 – 9:15
Identifying needs for in-practice assessment Dr. Graham Bullock / Dr. Claire Touchie
09:15 – 10:00
Exploring future MCC alliances Ms. Nancy McBeth / Dr. Ian Bowmer
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshment break
10:30 – 11:15
Exploring risks related to the strategic directions Dr. Trevor Theman / Ms. Karen Meades
11:15 – 12:00
Exploring potential centralized exam site(s) Dr. Kent Stobart / Dr. André De Champlain
12:00 – 13:00
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

Lunch and reports from guest organizations

13:00 – 16:15

Workshops – MCC Strategic Issues

 

By the end of these sessions, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the rationale for each of the legislation changes presented to Council
  2. Discuss the different security issues affecting today’s assessment organizations
  3. Describe the rationale for 2019-2020 budgetary actions and the proposed fee changes
13:00 – 16:15
Group 1 - Alberta Room (Level 4)
13:00 – 13:45
Legislation changes Mr. Francois Baril / Ms. Nancy MacBeth
13:45 – 14:30
IT and Assessment Security Mr. Stephen Abraham / Dr. Terri Farrell
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshment break
14:45 – 15:30
Framing the Budget Ms. Karen Meades / Dr. Heidi Oetter
15:30 – 16:15
Developing our assessment business lines Ms. Cindy Streefkerk / Dr. Jay Rosenfield / Mr. Yves Lafortune
13:00 – 16:15
Group 2 - Saskatchewan Room (Level 3)
13:00 – 13:45
Developing our assessment business lines Ms. Cindy Streefkerk / Dr. Jay Rosenfield / Mr. Yves Lafortune
13:45 – 14:30
Legislation changes Mr. Francois Baril / Ms. Nancy MacBeth
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshment break
14:45 – 15:30
IT and Assessment Security Mr. Stephen Abraham / Dr. Terri Farrell
15:30 – 16:15
Framing the Budget Ms. Karen Meades / Dr. Heidi Oetter
13:00 – 16:15
Group 3 - British Columbia Room (Level 2)
13:00 – 13:45
Framing the Budget Ms. Karen Meades / Dr. Heidi Oetter
13:45 – 14:30
Developing our assessment business lines Ms. Cindy Streefkerk / Dr. Jay Rosenfield / Mr. Yves Lafortune
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshment break
14:45 – 15:30
Legislation changes Mr. Francois Baril / Ms. Nancy MacBeth
15:30 – 16:15
IT and Assessment Security Mr. Stephen Abraham / Dr. Terri Farrell
13:00 – 16:15
Group 4 - Manitoba Room (Level 2)
13:00 – 13:45
IT and Assessment Security Mr. Stephen Abraham / Dr. Terri Farrell
13:45 – 14:30
Framing the Budget Ms. Karen Meades / Dr. Heidi Oetter
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshment break
14:45 – 15:30
Developing our assessment business lines Ms. Cindy Streefkerk / Dr. Jay Rosenfield / Mr. Yves Lafortune
15:30 – 16:15
Legislation changes Mr. Francois Baril / Ms. Nancy MacBeth
September 19, 2017
07:00 – 8:00
Governor General Foyer (Level 4)

Breakfast and registration

08:00 – 13:00
Governor General Ballroom (Level 4)

Meeting of the Council

13:00 – 13:30
Governor General Foyer (Level 4)

Lunch

13:30 – 14:30
Alberta Room (Level 4)

Post-annual Executive Board meeting (MCC Executive Board Members only)

Photo and video consent
A photographer will be present at the 2017 MCC Annual Meeting. Your participation at this event indicates your consent. If you have any concerns, please see any MCC staff on site.

Accreditation

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

This program has been reviewed and approved by the University of Ottawa, Office of Continuing Professional Development (OCPD). This program is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 9 credits.

College of Family Physicians of Canada

This program meets the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by the OCPD for up to 9 Mainpro-M1 credits, Cert+ Program ID 186557.

2017 Annual Meeting Planning Committee

Dr. Karen Shaw, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, MCC President
Dr. Bruce Wright, University of British Columbia
Dr. Jay Rosenfield, University of Toronto
Dr. Gary Viner, The Ottawa Hospital (CFPC)

Dr. Ian Bowmer, Medical Council of Canada
Dr. Claire Touchie, Medical Council of Canada

Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence

Dr. Richard K. Reznick, MD, MEd, FRCSC, FACS, FRCSEd (hon), FRCSI (hon)

Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences Queen’s University
Chief Executive Officer, Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Association

 

Richard Reznick is married to Cheryl, and they have three children – Joanna, Josh and Gabe. Born in Montreal, he received his undergraduate university education and medical degree from McGill University, followed by a general surgical residency at the University of Toronto. He spent two years in fellowship training, first obtaining a Masters’ degree in medical education from Southern Illinois University, followed by a fellowship in colorectal surgery at the University of Texas in Houston, Texas.

Since his first faculty appointment at the University of Toronto in 1987, Dr. Reznick has been active in both colorectal surgery and research in medical education. He was instrumental in developing a performance-based examination, which is now used for medical licensure in Canada. He ran a research program on assessment of technical competence for surgeons and supervised a fellowship program in surgical education.

At the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, he was the inaugural Director of the Faculty’s Centre for Research in Education at University Health Network (The Wilson Centre) from 1997 to 2002. In 1999 he was appointed Vice President of Education at University Health Network. He served eight years as the R. S. McLaughlin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto from 2002-2010.

In July 2010, Dr. Reznick assumed the position of Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University and Chief Executive Officer of the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO).

Dr. Reznick has received numerous awards for his work in education, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Medal in Surgery and the James H. Graham Award of Merit, the Association for Surgical Education Distinguished Educator Award, the National Board of Medical Examiners John P. Hubbard Award, the Daniel C. Tosteson Award for Leadership in Medical Education, the 2006 Inaugural University of Toronto President’s Teaching Award and the Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education. In 2015, he was the recipient of McGill University’s Medicine Alumni Global Award for Lifetime Achievement. Dr. Reznick is a honourary fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.

Dr. Reznick is the author of over 130 peer-reviewed publications and has delivered 300 lectures to hospitals, universities and scientific organizations around the world.

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11 Colonel By Dr,
Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2
September 11 – 13, 2017
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Please note that the MCC Annual
Meeting is by invitation only