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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


Financial Reporting and Risk Oversight Committee

Chair: James O’Brien, MD, FRCSC
Coordinator: Tim Julien, CA, CAE, Director, Financial and Administrative Services
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Committee on Specialty Education

Chair: James Wilson, MD, FRCSC
Coordinators: Ken Harris, MD, FRCSC, Executive Director, Office of Specialty Education and Deputy CEO
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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: Kamal Rungta, 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 of Simulation Based Education and Practice, Performance and Innovation, and Associate Director for Asia
      Terms of reference

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

  • Committee on Specialties
    Chair: Robert Sevick, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinators: Jason Frank, MD, FRCPC, Director, Specialty Education;
    Terms of reference

  • Assessment Committee
    Chair: Katharine Gillis, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinators: Viren N. Naik ,MD, MEd, MBA, FRCPC, Director of Assessment
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  • Professional Learning and Development Committee
    Chair: Robin Cox, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Craig Campbell, MD, FRCPC, Director, Continuing Professional Development, Office of Specialty Education;
    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: Douglas Hedden, MD, FRCSC
Coordinators: Andrew Padmos, BA, MD, FRCPC, FACP, CEO, Royal College, Douglas M. Hedden, MD, FRCPC, Executive Director, Professional Practice and Membership, Christine James, MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
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Subcommittees

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

  • Educational Research and Development Committee
    Chair: Susan Humphrey-Murto, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Tanya Horsley, PhD, Associate Director, Research Unit, Office of Health Systems Innovation and External Relations
    Terms of reference

  • History and Heritage Advisory Committee
    Chair: Dawna Marie Gilchrist, MD, FRCPC
    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