Medical Council of Canada

2017 Test committee membership

Test committee membership

Central Examination Committee

Members of the Central Examination Committee
Name Position
Dr. Brent Kvern (MB) Chair
Dr. Deborah Pugh (ON) Vice-Chair
Dr. Katina Tzanetos (ON) Chair of Medicine Test Committee
Dr. John Thiel (SK) Chair of OB/GYN Test Committee
Dr. Mohsin Rashid (NS) Chair of Pediatrics Test Committee
Dr. Pier Bryden (ON) Chair of PHELO Test Committee
Dr. Ken Kontio (ON) Chair of Surgery Test Committee
Dr. Andrew Harris (NS) Chair of Psychiatry Test Committee
Dr. Michel Chiasson (NS) Chair of Clinical Decision Making Test Committee
Dr. Lynne Harrigan (NS) Chair of OSCE Test Committee
Dr. Alan Neville (ON) Chair of OSCE Test Committee

MCCQE Part I test committees

Clinical Decision Making
Name  Position
Dr. Michel Chiasson (NS) Chair
Dr. Carey Matsuba (BC) Vice-Chair
Dr. Mary Wells (NL) Member
Dr. Sandra Biem(QC) Member
Dr. François-Gilles Boucher (ON) Member
Dr. Richard Scheirer (AB) Member
Dr. Florin Padeanu (MB) Member
Dr. Nancy Brager (AB) Member
Dr. Nadine Abdullah (ON) Member
Dr. Susan Mercer (NL) Member
Name Position
Dr. Katina Tzanetos (ON) Chair
Dr. Isabelle Desjardins (ON) Vice-Chair
Dr. Patrick Willemot (QC) Member
Dr. Michèle Mahone (QC) Member
Dr. Mark Lees (SK) Member
Dr. Amanda Hanson (AB) Member
Dr. Karen Towes (MB) Member
Dr. Andrea Kew (ON) Member
Dr. Jean Hudson (ON) Member
Obstetrics and Gynecology


Name Position
Dr. John Thiel (SK) Chair
Dr. Andrea Skorenki (AB) Vice-Chair
Dr. Marie-Claude Leduc (QC) Member
Dr. Ciaran Goojha (BC) Member
Dr. David McLinden (ON) Member
Dr. Catherine Tremblay (QC) Member
Dr. Martine Robichaud (NB) Member
Dr. Shaudra Popowich (MB) Member
Dr. Angelos Vilos (ON) Member
Name Position
Dr. Mohsin Rashid (NS) Chair
Dr. Teresa Cavett (MB) Vice-Chair
Dr. Jan Kotarba (ON) Member
Dr. Bich-Hong Nguyen (QC) Member
Dr. Robert Porter (NL) Member
Dr. Jane Pegg (BC) Member
Dr. Christine Racette (QC) Member
Dr. Keyna Bracken (ON) Member
Name Position
Dr. Pier Bryden (ON) Chair
Dr. Susan Philips (ON) Vice-Chair
Dr. Fiona Bergin (NS) Member
Dr. Ellen Tsai (ON) Member
Dr. Arnaud Samson (QC) Member
Dr. Martine Baillargeon (QC) Member
Dr. Denise Donovan (QC) Member
Dr. Janet Tootoosis (SK) Member
Dr. Merril Pauls (MB) Member
Dr. Linda Dalpé (NB) Member
Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed (NS) Member
Name Position
Dr. Ken Kontio (ON) Chair
Dr. Émilie Comeau (QC) Vice-Chair
Dr. Robert Farrell (NL) Member
Dr. Ari Meguerditchian (QC) Member
Dr. Paul Robert Hayes (SK) Member
Dr. Ross MacMahon (MB) Member
Dr. Gordon Chaytors (AB) Member
Dr. Darren Martin (NB) Member
Name Position
Dr. Andrew Harris (NS) Chair
Dr. Marie Hayes (QC) Vice-Chair
Dr. Mark Hanson (ON) Member
Dr. Lauren Zanussi (AB) Member
Dr. Jean-Robert Maltais (QC) Member
Dr. Brendan Miles (AB) Member
Dr. Glendon Tait (ON) Member
Dr. Julie-Eve Arseneault (NB) Member

MCCQE Part II test committee

Name Position
Dr. Lynne Harrigan (NS) Chair
Dr. Alan Neville (ON) Chair
Dr. Kathy Collingson (AB) Member
Dr. Thérèse Hodgson (ON) Member
Dr. Michael Hogan (NL) Member
Dr. Chantal Lemire (QC) Member
Dr. Pierre Plourde (MB) Member
Dr. Martin Plaisance (QC) Member
Dr. James Salzman (BC) Member
Dr. Gabriel Suen (AB) Member
Dr. Laura Weins (SK) Member
Dr. Karen D’Silva (ON) Member

MCCEE committees

Evaluating Examination Committee
Name Position
Dr. Amos Akinbiyi (SK) Member
Dr. Céline Bouchard (QC) Member
Dr. Debra Pugh (ON) Member
Dr. Elizabeth MacKay (AB) Member
Dr. Gary Kay (ON) Member
Dr. Ian Johnson (ON) Member
Dr. Neil Merritt (ON) Member
Evaluating Examination Test Committee
Name Position
Dr. Albina Veltman (ON) Member
Dr. Amos Akinbiyi (SK) Member
Dr. Benoit Bessette (ON) Member
Dr. Catherine Henin (QC) Member
Dr. Céline Bouchard (QC) Member
Dr. David Barber (ON) Member
Dr. Frank Chi (ON) Member
Dr. Gary Kay (ON) Member
Dr. Hilary Writer (ON) Member
Dr. Michael Stirling (ON) Member
Dr. Neil Merritt (ON) Member
Dr. Shelagh Leahey (NS) Member

National Assessment Collaboration

National Assessment Central Coordinating Committee
Name Position
Dr. Maureen Topps (AB) Chair
Dr. Mohamed Ravalia (NL) Vice-Chair
Ms. Beverly MacLean-Alley (BC) Member
Mr. Bruce Holmes (NS) Member
Dr. Elizabeth Bannister  (NL) Member
Mr. Dan Faulkner (ON) Member
Dr. Glen Bandiera (ON) Member
Dr. Kenneth Harris (ON) Member
Ms. Nancy MacBeth (AB) Member
Dr. Steven Caldwell (AB) Member
Dr. Jean Rawling (AB) Member
Dr. Nancy Fowler (ON) Member
Ms. Lynda Campbell (NS) Member
Mr. Sten Ardal (ON) Member
National Assessment Collaboration Examination Committee
Name Position
Dr. Steven Caldwell (AB) Chair
Mr. Bruce Holmes (NS) Vice-Chair
Dr. Amanda Hill (BC) Member
Dr. Carl Sparrow (NL) Member
Dr. Debra Sibbald (ON) Member
Dr. Gordon Page (BC) Member
Dr. Jean Rawling (AB) Member
Dr. Jean-Michel Worms (AB) Member
Dr. Preston Tran (ON) Member
Dr. Rabin Persad (AB) Member
Ms. Natalie MacLeod Schroeder (MB) Member
Dr. Andries Muller (SK) Member
Dr. Julie Okapuu (QC) Member
Dr. Andrea Babick (MB) Member