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 (.pdf).
|Meeting Date||Deadline for submitting ITERs for report||Deadline for submitting DRAFT report||Deadline for submitting FINAL report|
|June 30, 2017||June 9||June 14||June 21|
|July 28, 2017||Fri Jul 7||Wed Jul 12||Wed Jul 19|
|August 18, 2017||Fri Jul 28||Wed Aug 2||Wed Aug 9|
|September 29, 2017||Fri Sep 8||Wed Sep 13||Wed Sep 20|
|October 27, 2017||Fri Oct 6||Wed Oct 11||Wed Oct 18|
|November 24, 2017||Fri Nov 3||Wed Nov 8||Wed Nov 15|
|December 15, 2017||Fri Nov 24||Wed Nov 29||Wed Dec 6|
|January 26, 2018||Fri Jan 5||Wed Jan 10||Wed Jan 17|
|February 23, 2018||Fri Feb 2||Wed Feb 7||Wed Feb 14|
|March 23, 2018||Fri Mar 2||Wed Mar 7||Wed Mar 14|
|April 27, 2018||Fri Apr 6||Wed Apr 11||Wed Apr 18|
|May 25, 2018||Fri May 4||Wed May 9||Wed May 16|
|June 29, 2018||Fri Jun 8||Wed Jun 13||Wed Jun 20|
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.
|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. 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, September 29, 2017||Friday, January 26, 2018|
|Friday, October 27, 2017||Friday, February 23, 2018|
|Friday, November 24, 2017||Friday, March 23, 2018|
|Friday, December 15, 2017
(All PDs & FMSD)
|Friday, May 25, 2018
(All PDs & FMSD)
|June 2018 – 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|
|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