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 bring forward a case (Please see BOE Meeting schedule for deadline dates).
Please see below the BOE-PG meeting dates for the 2015-16 academic year, or download the BOE-PG Meeting Date Calendar (.pdf)
|Meeting Date||Deadline for submitting ITERs for report||Deadline for submitting DRAFT report||Deadline for submitting FINAL report|
|July 29, 2016||Fri Jul 8||Wed Jul 13||Wed Jul 20|
|August 26, 2016||Fri Aug 5||Wed Aug 10||Wed Aug 17|
|September 23, 2016||Fri Sep 2||Wed Sep 7||Wed Sep 14|
|October 28, 2016||Fri Oct 7||Wed Oct 12||Wed Oct 19|
|November 25, 2016||Fri Nov 4||Wed Nov 9||Wed Nov 16|
|December 16, 2016||Fri Nov 25||Wed Nov 30||Wed Dec 7|
|January 27, 2017||Fri Jan 6||Wed Jan 11||Wed Jan 18|
|February 24, 2017||Fri Feb 3||Wed Feb 8||Wed Feb 15|
|March 31, 2017||Fri Mar 10||Wed Mar 15||Wed Mar 22|
|April 28, 2017||Fri Apr 7||Wed Apr 12||Wed Apr 19|
|May 26, 2017||Fri May 5||Wed May 10||Wed May 17|
|June 30, 2017||Fri Jun 9||Wed Jun 14||Wed Jun 21|
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 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic sessions.
|September 29, 2015||Wed, Oct 26, 2016|
|December 15, 2015||Wed, Dec 7, 2016|
|March 8, 2016||Wed, Mar 22, 2017|
|June 14, 2016||Wed, May 31, 2017|
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||TBD (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. Julie Maggi (St. Michael’s Hospital)|
|Dr. Rayfel Schneider (The Hospital for Sick Children)|
|Clinical Fellows||Dr. Dimos Karangelis
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.
|September 23, 2016||January 20, 2017
(All PD & FMSD)
|October 28, 2016||February 24, 2017|
|November 25, 2016||April 21, 2017|
|December 16, 2016||May 26, 2017
(All PD & FMSD)
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|
|Bandiera||Glen||Associate Dean, PGME
|Freeland||Alison||Associate Dean, Medical Education (Regional)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Goguen||Jeannette||Core Internal Medicineemail@example.com|
|James||Jacqueline||VP Education, Mount Sinai Hospitalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Levine||Ron||Director, Postgraduate Educationemail@example.com|
|Maggi||Julie||Director, PGME, St. Michael's Hospitalfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Houston||Patricia||Vice Dean, MD Programemail@example.com|
|Pakes||Barry||GHEI, Public Health Preventive Medicinefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Paton||Morag||Education Vice Deansemail@example.com|
|Rosenblum||Norman||Clinician Investigator Programfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Spadafora||Sal||Vice Dean, Post MD Educationemail@example.com|
|Steele||Donna||Obstetrics & Gynecologyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Post MD Staff||(As required)||Post MD Education|
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