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Committees of the Royal College

Royal College Committee Structure

Royal College Committee Structure

Council

Chair: Françoise P. Chagnon, MDCM, FACS, CHE, FRCSC, President
Coordinator: Joanne Arsenault, MPA, Corporate Secretary
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Subcommittees


Executive Committee

Chair: Françoise P. Chagnon, MDCM, FACS, CHE, FRCSC, President
Coordinator: Joanne Arsenault, MPA, Corporate Secretary
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Subcommittee

  • CEO Evaluation and Compensation Committee
    Chair: BJ Hancock, MD, FRCSC, FACS
    Coordinator: Bonnie Seidman, Executive Director & Chief People Officer
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Financial Reporting and Risk Oversight Committee

Chair: James O’Brien, MD, FRCSC
Coordinator: Tim Julien, MBA, CPA, CA, ICD.D, Executive Director Corporate Services & Chief Financial Officer
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Committee on Specialty Education

Chair: Mark Walton, MD, FRCSC
Coordinators: Ken Harris, MD, FRCSC, Deputy CEO & Executive Director, Specialty Education
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Subcommittees

  • Accreditation Committee
    Chair: Paul Dagg, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinators: Sarah Taber, MHA/MGSS, Associate Director, Education Strategy & Accreditation
    Terms of reference

    • AFC Accreditation Committee
      Chair: George Elleker, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinators: Sarah Taber, MHA/MGSS, Associate Director, Education Strategy & Accreditation
      Terms of reference

    • International (Residency) Program Review and Accreditation Committee
      Chair: Joanne Todesco, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinator: Sarah Taber, MHA/MGSS, Associate Director, Education Strategy & Accreditation
      Terms of reference

    • Residency Accreditation Committee
      Chair: Parveen Wasi, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinator: Sarah Taber, MHA/MGSS, Associate Director, Education Strategy & Accreditation
      Terms of reference

    • Simulation Accreditation Committee
      Chair: Vicki LeBlanc, PhD
      Coordinator: Susan Brien, MD, MEd, CSPQ, FRCSC, CPE, Director, Performance & Systems Innovation
      Terms of reference

    • Continuing Professional Development Accreditation Committee
      Chair: Connie Switzer, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinator: Jennifer Gordon, MEd, CAE, Director, Continuing Professional Development
      Terms of reference

  • Committee on Specialties
    Chair: Robert Sevick, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinators: Jason R. Frank, MD, MA (Ed), FRCPC, Director, Specialty Education, Strategies and Standards
    Terms of reference

  • Assessment Committee
    Chair: Katharine Gillis, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinators: Viren N. Naik ,MD, MEd, MBA, FRCPC, Director, Assessment
    Terms of reference

    • Credentials Committee
      Chair: James Fergall Magee, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinator: André St. Pierre, MBA, Associate Director, TMCE
      Chantal Benoit, Manager, Credentials
      Terms of reference

    • Examination Committee
      Chair: Maria Bacchus, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinator: Farhan Bhanji, MD, FRCPC, Associate Director, Assessment
      Terms of reference

  • Professional Learning and Development Committee
    Chair: Paul Hendry, MD, FRCSC
    Coordinator: Jennifer Gordon, MEd, CAE, Director, Continuing Professional Development
    Terms of reference

  • Specialty Standards Review Committee
    Chair: Jolanta Karpinski, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Jolanta Karpinski, MD, FRCPC, Associate Director, Specialties
    Terms of reference

Health and Public Policy Committee


Fellowship Affairs Committee

Chair: Kaif Pardhan, MD, FRCPC
Coordinators: Douglas M. Hedden, MD, FRCSC, Executive Director, Professional Practice and Membership, Christine James, MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
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Subcommittees

  • Awards Committee
    Chair: Dolores McKeen, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Christine James, MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
    Terms of reference

  • Education Research Grants Committee
    Chair: Martin Pusic, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Tanya Horsley, PhD, MBA, Associate Director, Research & Principal Scientist
    Terms of reference

  • History and Heritage Advisory Committee
    Chair: George Rakovich, MD, FRCSC
    Coordinator: Christine James, MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
    Terms of reference

  • Regional Advisory Committees
    Chairs:
    • RAC 1: Alika Lafontaine, BSc, MD, FRCPC
    • RAC 2: BJ Hancock MD, FRCSC, FACS
    • RAC 3: J. Mark Walton, MD, FRCSC
    • RAC 4: Gaétan Brochu, BSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS
    • RAC 5: G. Robert LaRoche, MD, FRCSC
    Coordinator: Christine James, MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
    Terms of reference