The following boards and committees are organized by the PGME Office. Each board or committee section contains information pertaining to meeting dates, reference materials as well as agendas and minutes.
The Board of Examiners (BOE-PG) is a committee of faculty and residents appointed by the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. At the request of the Program Director and Vice Dean, Post MD Education, the BOE-PG reviews the cases of residents in academic difficulty and determines the appropriate course(s) of action, which may include remediation, remediation with probation, probation or suspension and dismissal.
The BOE-PG committee meets on a monthly basis usually on the last Friday of each month. A Program Director who would like to bring forward a case to be considered by the committee must notify PGME approximately 4 weeks in advance of the BOE meeting date in the month they wish to bring forward a case (Please see BOE Meeting schedule for deadline dates).
Please see below the BOE-PG meeting schedule for the academic year, or download the BOE-PG Meeting Schedule.
|Meeting Date||Deadline for submitting DRAFT report||Deadline for submitting FINAL report|
|April 27, 2018||Wed Apr 11||Wed Apr 18|
|May 25, 2018||Wed May 9||Wed May 16|
|June 29, 2018||Wed Jun 13||Wed Jun 20|
|July 27, 2018||Wed Jul 11||Wed Jul 18|
|August 31, 2018||Wed Aug 15||Wed Aug 22|
|September 21, 2018||Wed Sep 5||Wed Sep 12|
|October 26, 2018||Wed Oct 10||Wed Oct 17|
|November 30, 2018||Wed Nov 14||Wed Nov 21|
|December 14, 2018||Wed Nov 28||Wed Dec 5|
|January 25, 2019||Wed Jan 9||Wed Jan 16|
|February 22, 2019||Wed Feb 6||Wed Feb 13|
|March 29, 2019||Wed Mar 13||Wed Mar 20|
|April 26, 2019||Wed Apr 10||Wed Apr 17|
|May 31, 2019||Wed May 15||Wed May 22|
|June 28, 2019||Wed Jun 12||Wed Jun 19|
The purpose of the BPEA for PGME Advisory Committee is to provide ongoing advice to the Postgraduate Medical Education Advisory Committee (PGMEAC) about best practices, tools and systems for learner assessment and program evaluation (e.g. teacher evaluations, rotation evaluations) for residency education at University of Toronto.
Further details on the Advisory Committee are available in the Terms of Reference.
The Fellowship Education Advisory Committee advises the Vice Dean, Post MD Education on the oversight of fellowship programs, to develop and maintain policies related to clinical fellows.
All meetings will take place from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM at the PGME Office, 500 University Avenue, Suite 602, Boardroom. Please contact John Kerr or phone 416-978-8420 for regrets or information.
Listed below are the FEAC meeting dates for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic sessions.
|Wed, Oct 26, 2016||Tues, Oct 24, 2017|
|Wed, Dec 7, 2016||Tues, Jan 16, 2018|
|Wed, Mar 22, 2017||Tues, Apr 24, 2018|
|Thurs, June 15, 2017||Tues, Jun 12, 2018|
The following table provides a listing of all FEAC members.
|Chair||Dr. Rayfel Schneider|
|Vice Dean, Post MD Education||Dr. Salvatore Spadafora|
|Associate Dean, PGME||Dr. Glen Bandiera|
(Admissions & Evaluation)
|Dr. Linda Probyn|
|Standing Members||Dr. Cheryl Jaigobin (Medicine)|
|Dr. Rayfel Schneider (Paediatrics)|
|Dr. Helen MacRae (Surgery)|
|Dr. Julia Alleyne (Family & Community Medicine)|
|Rotating Members||Dr. Asim Ali (Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences)
|Dr. Peter Chung
|Dr. Arun Ravindran (Psychiatry)
|Dr. Doreen Yee (Anesthesia)
|Affiliated Hospitals / HUEC||Dr. Karl Iglar (St. Michael’s Hospital)
|Dr. Rayfel Schneider (The Hospital for Sick Children)
|Clinical Fellows||Dr. Zachary Liederman
Dr. Andrea Simpson
|Ex-Officio||Dalia Al-Mouaswas (University Health Network)|
|PGME Office||PGME Office staff as required|
The IRC is the standing subcommittee of the Postgraduate Medical Education Advisory Committee (PGMEAC) which has oversight responsibility of the internal review of all residency programs.
The accreditation process is a 8 year cycle which encompasses:
In addition, throughout the accreditation cycle, there are:
The Internal Review Committee (IRC) is the standing subcommittee of the University of Toronto, Postgraduate Medical Education Advisory Committee (PGMEAC) which has oversight responsibility of the internal review of all residency programs. The IRC has the mandate to support educational excellence and accreditation compliance through organizing, reviewing and providing recommendations based on all residency program reviews, carried out under the auspices of the Postgraduate Medical Education Office. The IRC consists of program directors (current, former), teaching faculty, educators, and senior residents.
The Family Medicine Internal Review Subcommittee (FM-IRSC) is an ad hoc subcommittee of the IRC and the PGMEAC of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine.
The FM-IRSC provides qualitative and formative feedback to the Family Medicine Residency Program Committee, Family Medicine Program Directors, and the Divisional Site Directors. Recommendations from the FM-IRSC with respect to internal reviews, follow-up reports, or follow-up reviews are intended to assist programs and sites in building on strengths and identifying weaknesses, and are subject to approval by the IRC. Membership of this committee consists of teaching faculty, educators, site directors (current, former), IRC members, and senior residents.
The Postgraduate Medical Education Advisory Committee advises the Dean and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and generates policy recommendations to the Faculty Council on all matters related to Postgraduate Medical Education, including those brought to it by its committees.
|Friday, May 25, 2018|
(All PDs & FMSD)
|Friday, January 25|
|June 2018 – No Meeting||February – No Meeting|
|Friday, September 21||Friday, March 29|
|Friday, October 26||Friday, April 26|
|November – No Meeting||Friday, May 31
(All PDs & FMSD)
|Friday, December 14 |
(All PDs & FMSD)
|June – No Meeting|
All meetings are held at the PGME Office, 500 University Avenue, 6th floor, Room 602, Boardroom; except for All Program Director Meetings which will be announced closer to the meeting date. Meetings are held from 12:30 to 2:30 pm with lunch available at 12:15pm.
|Last Name||First Name||Affiliation|
|Erlick||Lawrence||Hosp: Chief, DFCM & Medical Director, UG and PG Educationemail@example.com|
|Farrugia||Michele||Obstetrics & Gynecologyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Goguen||Jeannette||Core Internal Medicineemail@example.com|
|Houston||Patricia||Vice Dean, UGMEfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Iglar||Karl||Hosp: Director, PGME, SMHemail@example.com|
|James||Jacqueline||Hosp: VP Education, Sinai Health System||jacqueline.James@sinaihealthsystem.ca|
|Levine||Ron||Director, Postgraduate Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pakes||Barry||Public Health Preventive Medicineemail@example.com|
|Chen||Robert||Clinician Investigator Programfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Abrahams, Caroline||Director, Policy, Analysis & Systemsemail@example.com
|Bandiera, Glen (Chair)||Associate Dean, PGMEfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Fechtig, Lindsey||Edu Deansemail@example.com
|Freeland, Alison||VP Education THP/AD Med Ed Regionalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Glover Takahashi. Susan||Director, Education Integration Groupemail@example.com
|Hynes, Melissa||Lead, Learner Education Supportfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Maggi, Julie||Director, Resident Wellnessemail@example.com
|Matlow, Anne||Faculty Lead, Strategic Initiativesfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Morris, Maureen||Associate Director, Operationsemail@example.com
|Muharuma, Loreta||Director, Operations PGMEfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Murgaski, Laura Leigh||Program Manager, Education & Quality Systemsemail@example.com
|Probyn, Linda||Director, PG Admissions & Evaluationfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Spadafora, Sal||Vice Dean, Post MD Educationemail@example.com
|Spencer, Shannon||International Relationship Managerfirstname.lastname@example.org
The goals and objectives of the POWER Steering Committee are to:
To learn more about the POWER Steering Committee, please review the Terms of Reference.
On an annual basis, the Quotas Subcommittee:
To learn more about the Quotas Subcommittee, please review the Terms of Reference.
The purpose of the committee is to lead in the development, implementation and evaluation of a strategy to integrate the competencies of ‘Resource Stewardship (RS)’ (with Choosing Wisely as the exemplar) into all PGME programs.
|2014 Meetings||2015 Meetings|
|June 10||12:00pm - 1:30 pm||PG Boardroom,|
|January 27||1:00pm - 2:30pm||CPD Boardroom,
|August 26||10:30am - 12:00pm||PG Boardroom,|
|November 4||1:00pm - 2:30pm||DFCM Boardroom,|
|December 16||10:00am - 12:00pm||PG Boardroom,|
|June 23||1:00pm - 2:30pm||CPD Boardroom,
500 University, Suite 650