Medical Council of Canada

Annual Meeting 2018

106th Annual Meeting –


Shifting the landscape:
Medicine 2033

2018 Annual Meeting program

Please note that the MCC Annual Meeting is by invitation only

September 23 to 25, 2018
The Westin 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 106th Annual Meeting of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC).

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

Message from the Executive Director and CEO,
Dr. Ian Bowmer

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the 106th Annual Meeting of the Medical Council of Canada (MCC).

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Our speakers

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Mr. Larry Sylvestre

Client Executive
IBM Watson Health

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Ms. Rachael Bryson

Senior Research Associate, National Security and Public Safety
The Conference Board of Canada

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
September 23, 2018
08:30 – 11:00
Quebec (level 4)

Research and Development Committee

09:00 – 10:00
Alberta (level 4)

Appeals Committee

10:00 – 10:30
Alberta (level 4)

Nominating Committee

10:30 – 12:00
Quebec (level 4)

Legislation Committee

11:00 – 12:00
Alberta (level 4)

Selection Committee

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

Lunch and registration

13:00 – 13:15
Governor General III (level 4)

Introduction and strategic themes
Dr. Karen Shaw
President, Medical Council of Canada

 

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

 

  1. Review the revised strategic themes
  2. Discuss how technology will impact the physician of the future
  3. Formulate a possible route to the future using Strategic Foresight
13:15 – 13:45
Governor General III (level 4)

The Role of AI in Healthcare
Mr. Larry Sylvestre
Client Executive, IBM Watson Health

13:45 – 14:00
Governor General III (level 4)

Q&A

14:00 – 14:15
Governor General III (level 4)

Introduction to Strategic Foresight
Ms. Rachael Bryson
Senior Research Associate in national security and public safety, The Conference Board of Canada

14:15 – 14:30
Governor General III (level 4)

Refreshment break

14:30 – 16:00

Workshops – Strategic Foresight (small groups)

 

Group 1 –
Quebec (level 4)

Group 2 –
Newfoundland (level 4)

Group 3 –
Alberta (level 4)

Group 4 –
Saskatchewan (level 3)

Group 5 –
Governor General III (level 4)

Group 6 –
Governor General III (level 4)

16:00 – 17:00
Quebec (level 4)

Orientation of new MCC Council Members

18:00 – 22:00
Fairmont Château Laurier - Ballroom

MCC Reception and Dinner

September 24, 2018
07:30 – 08:30
Quebec (level 4)

University breakfast (MCC University Council Members Only)

07:30 – 08:30
Governor General Foyer (level 4)

Breakfast and registration

08:30 – 12:00

Workshops – Strategic Foresight

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

 

  1. Identify the gaps in MCC’s strategic themes for a given “future”.
  2. Uncover the common gaps and priorities among the different workgroups.
  3. Prioritize the MCC strategic themes and future activities.

08:30 – 08:45

Governor General III (level 4)

Next steps in Strategic Foresight exercise
(all groups)

08:45 – 10:00

Identifying priorities and gaps (small groups)

 

Group 1 –
Quebec (level 4)

Group 2 –
Newfoundland (level 4)

Group 3 –
Alberta (level 4)

Group 4 –
Saskatchewan (level 3)

Group 5 –
New Brunswick (level 4)

Group 6 –
Les Saisons (level 3)

10:00 – 10:30

Governor General III (level 4)

Refreshment break

10:30 – 12:00

Governor General III (level 4)

Putting it all together: common priorities and gaps
(all groups)

12:00 – 13:00
Governor General (level 4)

Lunch & reports from guest organizations

 

  • Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) – Dr. G. Moineau
  • Canadian Medical Association (CMA) – Ms. J. Kitts
  • Canadian Post-MD Education Registry (CAPER) – Mr. G. Barnum
  • Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) – Mr. J. Gallinger
  • Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) – Dr. H. Chaudhry
  • Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada (FMRAC) – Dr. F.-A. Lefebvre
  • Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) – Dr. J. Norcini
  • National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) – Dr. P. Katsufrakis
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) – Dr. M. Finley
  • Resident Doctors of Canada (RDC) – Dr. M. Bechard
  • Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ) – Dr. A.-M. MacLellan
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) – Dr. William Pinsky
13:00 – 16:15

Workshops – MCC Strategic Issues

 

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

  1. Describe critical directions for the MCC over the coming year
  2. Describe financial impacts of the current budget and the effect on the examination fees
  3. Describe the rationale for each of the bylaw changes presented to Council
  4. Discuss the different security issues affecting today’s assessment organizations

13:00 – 16:15

Group 1 – Quebec (level 4)
13:00 – 13:45
The future role of MCC in the accreditation of medical schools Facilitators: Dr. Claire Touchie / Dr. Jay Rosenfield
13:45 – 14:30
Budget Facilitators: Ms. Karen Meades / Dr. Heidi Oetter
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshment break
14:45 – 15:30
Bylaw amendments Facilitators: Mr. François Baril / Dr. Douglas Grant / Mr. Pierre Lemay
15:30 – 16:15
Exam security Facilitators: Mr. Yves Lafortune / Dr. Karen Shaw / Dr. Debra Pugh

13:00 – 16:15

Group 2 – Newfoundland (level 4)
13:00 – 13:45
Exam security Facilitators: Mr. Yves Lafortune / Dr. Karen Shaw / Dr. Debra Pugh
13:45 – 14:30
The future role of MCC in the accreditation of medical schools Facilitators: Dr. Claire Touchie / Dr. Jay Rosenfield
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshment break
14:45 – 15:30
Budget Facilitators: Ms. Karen Meades / Dr. Heidi Oetter
15:30 – 16:15
Bylaw amendments Facilitators: Mr. François Baril / Dr. Douglas Grant / Mr. Pierre Lemay

13:00 – 16:15

Group 3 – Alberta (level 4)
13:00 – 13:45
Bylaw amendments Facilitators: Mr. François Baril / Dr. Douglas Grant / Mr. Pierre Lemay
13:45 – 14:30
Exam security Facilitators: Mr. Yves Lafortune / Dr. Karen Shaw / Dr. Debra Pugh
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshment break
14:45 – 15:30
The future role of MCC in the accreditation of medical schools Facilitators: Dr. Claire Touchie / Dr. Jay Rosenfield
15:30 – 16:15
Budget Facilitators: Ms. Karen Meades / Dr. Heidi Oetter

13:00 – 16:15

Group 4 – New Brunswick (level 4)
13:00 – 13:45
Budget Facilitators: Ms. Karen Meades / Dr. Heidi Oetter
13:45 – 14:30
Bylaw amendments Facilitators: Mr. François Baril / Dr. Douglas Grant / Mr. Pierre Lemay
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshment break
14:45 – 15:30
Exam security Facilitators: Mr. Yves Lafortune / Dr. Karen Shaw / Dr. Debra Pugh
15:30 – 16:15
The future role of MCC in the accreditation of medical schools Facilitators: Dr. Claire Touchie / Dr. Jay Rosenfield
September 25, 2018
07:00 – 08:00
Confederation III (Level 4)

Breakfast and registration

08:00 – 13:00
Confederation III (Level 4)

Meeting of the Council

13:00 – 13:30
Confederation III (level 4)

Lunch

13:30 – 14:30
Quebec (level 4)

Executive Board meeting (MCC Executive Board Members only)

Photo and video consent
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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 8.5 credits.

 

 

College of Family Physicians of Canada

This Group Learning Program has been certified by the college of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 8.5 Mainpro+ credits, 2018 MCC Annual Meeting (ID-187429). Mainpro+ certification is valid for 12 months from the date of this notification.

2018 Annual Meeting Planning Committee

Dr. Karen Shaw, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan,
Medical Council of Canada President
Dr. Bruce Wright, University of British Columbia
Dr. Jay Rosenfield, University of Western Ontario

Dr. Debra Pugh, The Ottawa Hospital
Dr. Gary Viner, The Ottawa Hospital (CFPC)
Dr. Ian Bowmer, Medical Council of Canada
Dr. Claire Touchie, Medical Council of Canada

Our award recipients

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Dr. Shiphra Ginsburg

Recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence

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Ms. Nancy MacBeth

Recipient of the Dr. Louis Levasseur Distinguished Service Award

Event info

106th ANNUAL MEETING
The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4
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Please note that the MCC Annual Meeting is by invitation only