Respirologist Making a Difference in Thunder Bay

Reading time: 3 minutes For her work, Thunder Bay’s sole general respirologist, Dr. Birubi Biman, was presented with a CPSO Board Award.

New Pathways for Physicians Trained in Osteopathic Medicine 

Reading time: 2 minutes As a result of changes in accreditation, the Board is proposing to allow more physicians trained in osteopathic medicine in the United States a licensure route into Ontario.

Chair Reflects on Board Meeting Decisions

Reading time: 3 minutes Dr. Ian Preyra, Board Chair, discusses some decisions that came out of the recent Board of Directors’ Meeting. An infographic capturing meeting highlights accompanies his message.

CPSO Board of Directors Elections and Appointment 

Reading time: 3 minutes Elections held in Districts 6, 7, 8 and 9 saw the return of four incumbents as well as a new Elected Director and the appointment of a new Public Director.

Governance Modernization: A Strategic Assessment

Reading time: 3 minutes The Board of Directors has embarked upon an initiative that will be used to support recruitment efforts for future Board Directors and shape Board training and education programs.

Helping Newcomers Find a Home for Their Health 

Reading time: 4 minutes Dr. Madura Sundareswaran, a Peterborough family physician, is recognized with a CPSO Board Award for her work in helping immigrants, including refugees, navigate the health-care system.

Board Highlights

Reading time: < 1 minute Some by-law changes are in effect, changing what information is posted on the public register. Read about these and other highlights from discussions held at the Board of Directors meeting.

New Public Director

Reading time: < 1 minute The Board welcomes Mr. Stephen Bird of Perth, Ontario, as a new public Director. Mr. Bird is a retired lawyer who has served on the Board for the Perth and Smith Falls District Hospital.

CPSO’s Modernization of Governance Changed Through By-law

Reading time: 5 minutes Council continues with its initiative to modernize governance through a refresh of its by-laws. The most recent changes include a new election model and updated governance terminology.

Board Highlights

Reading time: < 1 minute We provide highlights of the decisions and discussions made at the December Board meeting, including the approval of the updated Medical Assistance in Dying Policy.

CPSO’s Board Welcomes Three New Members to the Table

Reading time: 3 minutes We welcome three new members to the Board – public member Mr. Markus de Domenico, academic representative Dr. Katina Tzanetos, and elected Board member Dr. Mitchell Whyne.

New Chair, Vice-Chair for CPSO’s Board

Reading time: 2 minutes Dr. Ian Preyra, an emergency physician and Dr. Sarah Reid, a pediatric emergency physician, became the new Chair, Vice-Chair respectively of Council CPSO’s Board at its December meeting.