Skip to Main Content
Follow us

Committees of the Royal College

The Royal College is committed to building diverse and inclusive committee memberships.

Please see below the committee position(s) that will be available as of February 2021.

If you would like to be considered for any of these positions, please email the committee’s coordinator with a short statement about your interest in the committee, as well as a brief biography of approximately 250 words.

All applications will be reviewed by the committee’s chair and coordinator. The deadline to apply is Friday, November 20, 2020.

Royal College Committee Structure

Royal College Committee Structure

Click to enlarge image

Council

Chair: Ian Bowmer, MD CM, FRCPC, FRCP (Lon), President
Coordinator: Joanne Arsenault, MPA, Corporate Secretary
Terms of reference

Subcommittees

  • Ethics Committee
    Chair: Mona Gupta, MDCM, FRCPC, MA
    Coordinator: Greg Killough
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: Committee Chair

  • Governance Committee
    Chair: Richard K. Reznick, MD, MEd, FRCSC, FACS, FRCSEd (hon), FRCSI (hon), FRCS (hon)
    Coordinator: Joanne Arsenault, MPA, Corporate Secretary
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

  • Nominating Committee
    Chair: Ian Bowmer, MD CM, FRCPC, FRCP (Lon), President
    Coordinator: Joanne Arsenault, MPA, Corporate Secretary
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: To be posted at a later date

Executive Committee

Chair: Ian Bowmer, MD CM, FRCPC, FRCP (Lon), President
Coordinator: Joanne Arsenault, MPA, Corporate Secretary
Terms of reference
Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

Subcommittee

  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee
    Chair: Brian Hodges, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Bonnie Seidman, Executive Director & Chief People Officer
    Terms of Reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time


Financial Reporting and Risk Oversight Committee

Chair: Gaétan Brochu, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Coordinator: Tim Julien, MBA, CPA, CA, ICD.D, Executive Director Corporate Services & Chief Financial Officer
Terms of reference
Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time



Committee on Specialty Education

Chair: Mark Walton, MD, FRCSC
Coordinators: Ken Harris, MD, FRCSC, Deputy CEO & Executive Director, Specialty Education
Terms of reference
Position(s) under recruitment: One public member

Subcommittees

  • Accreditation Committee
    Chair: Paul Dagg, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinators: Sarah Taber, MHA/MGSS, Associate Director, Education Strategy & Accreditation
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: Vice-Chair; One Fellow-at-large with experience in accreditation and/or experience in medical education across the continuum

    • AFC Accreditation Committee
      Chair: Winnie Wong, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinators: Sarah Taber, MHA/MGSS, Associate Director, Education Strategy & Accreditation
      Terms of reference
      Position(s) under recruitment: Up to two Royal College Fellows

    • 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
      Position(s) under recruitment: One Royal College Fellow

    • Residency Accreditation Committee
      Chair: Parveen Wasi, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinator: Sarah Taber, MHA/MGSS, Associate Director, Education Strategy & Accreditation
      Terms of reference
      Position(s) under recruitment: Two Royal College Fellow

    • Simulation Accreditation Committee
      Co-Chairs: Arielle-Rachel Lévy, MD, MEd, FRCPC, and Jordan Tarshis, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinator: Susan Brien, MD, MEd, CSPQ, FRCSC, CPE, Director, Performance & Systems Innovation
      Terms of reference
      Position(s) under recruitment: One Royal College Fellow

    • Continuing Professional Development Accreditation Committee
      Chair: Khalid Azzam, MBBS, DABIM, FACP, FRCPC, CPE
      Coordinator: Rhonda St. Croix, MBA, PCC, CMA
      Terms of reference
      Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

  • Committee on Specialties
    Chair: Maureen Shandling, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinators: Jason R. Frank, MD, MA (Ed), FRCPC, Director, Specialty Education, Strategies and Standards
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: One non-voting representative from the Postgraduate Deans

  • Assessment Committee
    Chair: Deven Chandra, BSc, MD, FRCPC, MEd
    Coordinators: Viren N. Naik, MD, MEd, MBA, FRCPC, Director, Assessment
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: To be posted at a later date

    • Credentials Committee
      Chair: James Fergall Magee, MD, FRCPC
      Coordinator: André St. Pierre, MBA, Associate Director, TMCE
      Chantal Benoit, Manager, Credentials
      Terms of reference
      Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

    • Examination Committee
      Chair: Amanda Skoll, MD, FRCSC
      Coordinator: Farhan Bhanji, MD, FRCPC, Associate Director, Assessment
      Terms of reference
      Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

  • Professional Learning and Development Committee
    Chair: Paul Hendry, MD, FRCSC
    Coordinator: Rhonda St. Croix, MBA, PCC, CMA
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

  • Specialty Standards Review Committee
    Chair: Jolanta Karpinski, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Jolanta Karpinski, MD, FRCPC, Associate Director, Specialties
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

Health and Public Policy Committee


Fellowship Affairs Committee

Chair: Kaif Pardhan, MD, FRCPC
Coordinators: Christine James , MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
Terms of reference
Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

Subcommittees

  • Awards Committee
    Chair: Dolores McKeen, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Christine James, MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: Up to two Royal College Fellows

  • Education Research Grants Committee
    Chair: Martin Pusic, MD, FRCPC
    Coordinator: Tanya Horsley, PhD, MBA, Associate Director, Research & Principal Scientist
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: None at this time

  • History and Heritage Advisory Committee
    Chair: George Rakovich, MD, FRCSC
    Coordinator: Christine James, MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment: One Royal College Fellow; one member with experience in the study of the history of medicine or the history of the Royal College

  • Regional Advisory Committees
    Chairs:
    • RAC 1: Marcia Clark, MD, MSc, FRCSC
    • RAC 2: Randolph Guzman, MD, FRCSC, FACS, RVT, RPVI
    • RAC 3: Roy Kirkpatrick, MD, FRCSC
    • RAC 4: Eleanor Elstein, MD, FRCPC
    • RAC 5: G. Robert LaRoche, MD, FRCSC

    Coordinator: Christine James, MA, CAE, Associate Director, Membership Services & Programs
    Terms of reference
    Position(s) under recruitment:
    • RAC 1: Two Royal College Fellows, one of whom is practicing in a semi-urban or rural community
    • RAC 2: One Royal College Fellow
    • RAC 3: One Royal College Fellow
    • RAC 4: Up to four Royal College Fellows, one of whom is practicing in a semi-urban or rural community; and one from a Faculty of Medicine in the region with expertise in postgraduate medical education and continuing professional development
    • RAC 5: Up to four Royal College Fellows