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2018 Assessor Meeting — Mark Your Calendars!

Assessors are invited and encouraged to attend next year’s Assessor Meeting to be held on April 9, 2018. Please take note of the following details:

What: 2018 Assessor Meeting
Date: Monday, April 9, 2018
Location: Beanfield Centre, 100 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

Special for Independent Health Facilities (IHF) and Out-of-Hospital Premises (OHP) Assessors: In addition to the 2018 Assessor Meeting, IHF and OHP assessors will also be invited to attend a full day pre-meeting on Sunday, April 8, 2018. This meeting will cover topics of particular importance to the IHF and OHP program areas.

Assessor Meeting Overview — April 11, 2016

For questions and/or feedback about the Assessor Meeting, please contact Claudia Frisch.


Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Rocco Gerace,

Dr. Joel Kirsh,
Council President
Mr. Wade Hillier,
Director, Quality Management Division

Morning Presentations

Continuity of Care
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Steven Lewis
University of Toronto Medical Record Keeping Course Presentation
Dr. Susan Deering, Course Director

Assessor Networking Sessions

Quality Management Division Assessors

Investigations & Resolutions Department Assessors

Breakout Sessions

Session One: Assessing Opioid Prescribing
Dr. Erica Weinberg and Dr. Nancy Merrow, CPSO Assessors
Session Two: Framework for Good Report Writing
Dr. Nathan Roth and Dr. Keith Hay, CPSO Medical Advisors

Session Three: Facilitating Quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Ms. Jennifer Gordon, Associate Director, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College); Ms. Amy Outschoorn, Director, CPD, College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC); and Dr. William (Bill) McCauley, CPSO Medical Advisor

Session Four: Interviewing Skills and Observation
Dr. Cornelia Mielke and Dr. William Cass, CPSO Assessors
Session Five: CanMEDS 2015
Dr. Craig Campbell, Director, CPD, Royal College; and Dr. Jim Wilson, CPSO Medical Advisor
Session Six: The Quality Management Partnership and You:  Fostering Continuous Quality Improvement
Ms. Robin Reece, Manager, and the Quality Management Partnership Team (Ms. Radha Pooran at the podium)


Special IHF and OHP Assessor Session

Independent Health Facilities (IHF) and Out-of-Hospital Premises (OHP) assessors attended an additional half-day pre-meeting session on April 10, 2016, which included the following presentations:

Assessor Interview

Dr. Bob Hilliard

College Code of Conduct

This document outlines the general expectations for professional standards and conduct of everyone who works directly for or on behalf of the College, including assessors.

Confidentiality Agreement for Assessors

Assessors are required to sign a Confidentiality and Representation Undertaking agreement. Please sign and return the agreement to the College by mail, fax or email:

College of Physicians and Surgeons
of Ontario
80 College Street, Toronto,
Ontario M5G 2E2
Attention: Claudia Frisch

Fax: (416) 967-2605

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