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Committees

Learn about these various groups and the important work they do for the CPSO

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Discipline

The Discipline Committee conducts hearings of serious matters of professional misconduct or incompetence. For more information see page 79 of the Governance Process Manual.

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Executive

The Executive Committee serves as the decision-making body of the CPSO in between regular meetings of Council. For more information see page 19 of the General By-Law and page 80 of the Governance Process Manual.

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Finance and Audit

The Finance and Audit Committee reviews the CPSO’s financial affairs, including its investment policy, control of assets, the auditor's report, and the College's overall financial position. For more information see page 22 of the General By-Law and page 80 of the Governance Process Manual.

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Committee Members

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Fitness to Practise

The Fitness to Practise Committee conducts hearings of allegations concerning a physician's capacity to practise medicine. Elements that may impact a doctor’s capacity include a mental-health or substance-abuse issue. For more information see page 80 of the Governance Process Manual.

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Governance

The Governance Committee is responsible for implementing governance policy recommendations and ensuring that appointments are made to all the CPSO committees so that the work of the CPSO can be done. For more information see page 22 of the General By-Law and page 81 of the Governance Process Manual.

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Committee Members

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Inquiries, Complaints and Reports

The Inquiries, Complaints and Reports (ICR) Committee oversees all investigations into physicians' care and conduct, including public complaints investigations, Registrar's investigations, and inquiries into a physician's capacity to practise. For more information see page 81 of the Governance Process Manual.

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Patient Relations

The Patient Relations Committee oversees a program that includes measures for preventing or dealing with sexual abuse of patients by physicians. The College also administers a fund for therapy and counselling for patients who have been sexually abused by a physician. For more information see page 20 of the General By-Law and page 82 of the Governance Process Manual

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Premises Inspection

The Premises Inspection Committee is responsible for administering and governing the College's premises inspection program

For more information see page 23 of the General By-Law and page 82 of the Governance Process Manual.

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Committee Members

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Quality Assurance

The Quality Assurance Committee has a legislated mandate to continuously improve the quality of care provided by physicians. We achieve this through several programs whereby the College assesses physicians or inspects facilities to ensure they are meeting high standards for delivery of care. For more information see page 20 of the General By-Law and page 82 of the Governance Process Manual.

Additional Information:

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Committee Members

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Registration

The Registration Committee reviews the applications of physicians who wish to practice medicine in Ontario. For more information see page 83 of the Governance Process Manual.

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Committee Members

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