Medical Council of Canada

Annual Meeting 2019

2019 Annual Meeting
Assessment in the "Real" World

2019 Annual Meeting preliminary program

Please note that the MCC Annual Meeting is by invitation only.

September 22 to 24, 2019
Shaw Centre | 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario  K1N 9J2

Message from the President,<br />
Dr. Jay Rosenfield<br />

Message from the President,
Dr. Jay Rosenfield

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 107th Annual Meeting of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC).

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Message from the Executive Director and CEO,<br />
Dr. Maureen Topps<br />

Message from the Executive Director and CEO,
Dr. Maureen Topps

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the 107th Annual Meeting of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC).

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Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
September 21, 2019
08:00 – 16:00 - ALL DAY
Room 102 (level 1)

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS ONLY

Executive Board Meeting

September 22, 2019
08:00 – 12:00 - MORNING

COMMITTEE MEMBERS ONLY

Standing Committee meetings

08:00 –10:00
Room 104 (level 1)

Breakfast and registration

08:30 – 10:30

Room 102 (level 1)

Research and Development Committee

09:00 – 10:00

Room 103 (level 1)

Appeals Committee

 

10:30 – 11:00

Room 107 (level 1)

Nominating Committee

 

11:00 – 12:00

Room 103 (level 1)

Selection Committee

12:00 – 12:45
Room 208 (level 2)

Lunch and registration

12:45 - 17:00 - AFTERNOON

ALL PARTICIPANTS WELCOME UNTIL 16:00

12:45 – 13:45
Room 208 (level 2)

Debate

“Should candidates have access to the technology of their choice during assessments?”

 

Dr. Michael Arget – moderator
PGY-4 in Internal Medicine at the University of Ottawa

 

Dr. Rachel Ellaway
Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences and Director of the Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship, University of Calgary

 

Dr. Jack R. Boulet
Vice President, Research and Data Resources, for both the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)

 

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

 

  1. Discuss the utility, potential scope and risks of candidates’ use of technology during assessments.
  2. Describe how technology should be integrated in future assessments while protecting quality outcomes.
  3. Define what is meant by an “open book” assessment and what it can be used to assess.
13:45 – 14:45
Room 208 (level 2)

Post-debate workshops
Breakout groups

14:45 – 15:00
Room 208 (level 2)

Refreshment break

15:00 – 16:00
Room 208 (level 2)

Panel

“Is programmatic assessment of learners sufficiently robust to make high-stakes decisions on individual learners?”

Panel presentation with audience participation

 

Moderator
Dr. Bruce Wright – Regional Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Head, Division of Medical Sciences and Academic Head, Neuroscience Graduate program, University of Victoria, Executive Medical Director Academic Integration, Vancouver Island Health Authority and a member of Council (R&D Committee)

 

Panel
Dr. Brent Kvern – Director, Certification and Examinations, Academic Family Medicine at the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Past Chair of the Central Examination Committee

 

Dr. Shelley Ross – Associate Professor; Director of Research and Innovation, CBAS Program, Department of Family Medicine

 

Dr. Claire Touchie – Chief Medical Education Officer at MCC

 

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

 

  1. Compare and contrast programmatic assessment and point-in-time assessment.
  2. Discuss the evidence supporting the validity of different types of assessments for high stakes decisions on learners.
  3. Describe the predictive capability of various types of assessment and their application for risk management.
16:00 – 17:00
Room 208 (level 2)

COUNCIL MEMBERS ONLY

Council orientation – Governance and responsibilities 

17:00
Room 208 (level 2)

Meeting adjourns

EVENING

ALL PARTICIPANTS WELCOME

18:00 – 22:00
TwentyTwo at The Westin Ottawa, 22nd Floor

MCC reception, dinner and awards

September 23, 2019
07:00 - 13:00 - MORNING

ALL PARTICIPANTS WELCOME

07:00 – 08:00
Room 208 (level 2)

Breakfast and registration

08:00 – 09:30
Room 208 (level 2)

Overview of MCC Operations

09:30 – 10:45
Room 208 (level 2)

Finance for not-for-profit organizations

10:45 – 11:00
Room 208 (level 2)

Refreshment break

11:00 – 12:00
Room 208 (level 2)

KPMG presentation and overview on governance best practices

12:00 – 13:00
Room 208 (level 2)

Lunch

13:00 - 16:15 - AFTERNOON

CLOSED SESSION FOR COUNCIL MEMBERS ONLY
Refreshments will be available in the afternoon

13:00 - 13:45
Room 208 (level 2)

KPMG review – Results from interviews and surveys

13:45 - 15:15
Room 208 (level 2)

Workshops

15:15 – 16:00
Room 208 (level 2)

Review key feedback from workshops

16:00 - 16:15
Room 208 (level 2)

Next steps and meeting wrap-up

16:15
Room 208 (level 2)

Meeting adjourns

16:15 - 16:45
Atrium

Council photo session

September 24, 2019
07:00 - 13:00 - MORNING

ALL PARTICIPANTS WELCOME

07:00 – 08:00
Room 206 and 208 (level 2)

Breakfast and registration

08:00 – 11:00
Room 206 and 208 (level 2)

Council Meeting
Agenda

11:00 – 11:15
Room 206 and 208 (level 2)

Refreshment break

11:15 – 13:30
Room 206 and 208 (level 2)

CLOSED SESSION – COUNCIL MEMBERS ONLY

Council Meeting

13:30
Room 206 and 208 (level 2)

Meeting adjourns
Lunch “To Go” will be available

13:30 – 15:00 - AFTERNOON

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS ONLY

Executive Board meeting

Photo and video consent
A photographer will be present at the 2019 MCC Annual Meeting. Your participation at this event indicates your consent. If you have any concerns, please see any MCC staff on site.