The Medical Council of Canada's 2012 Annual Meeting, "Excellence Through Evidence", was held from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2012.
This year, the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) covered the Annual Meeting through social media. In addition to full coverage on Storify, we have also posted highlights from the Annual Meeting on this web page. For more photos, presentations and posts on the Annual Meeting, please visit us on Storify.The Annual Meeting was also covered on Twitter through @MedCouncilCan and posts included the following hash tag: #MCCAnnMtg.
The MCC held its educational (plenary) session and panel discussion at the Ottawa Convention Centre.
|Rose Carter, Chair of the Assessment Review Task Force (ARTF) Implementation Committee, presented on progress in implementing the recommendations of the ARTF.|
|Dr. Elaine Rodeck, Examination Strategist, Blueprint Lead, presented on the Blueprint project. The project team has already consulted a panel of experts on competency statements using a Delphi process. Elaine discussed the outcome of the Delphi process and next steps, including a national survey of stakeholders.|
|Dr. André De Champlain also presented on top 10 myths about standard setting. His presentation also covered best practices for standard setting and establishing cut-scores.|
Council members participated in a breakfast on Parliament Hill and had the opportunity to recreate the photo of the first Council at Parliament.
|Members of the 2012 Council|
Council members and guests participated in workshops on strategic issues facing the Medical Council of Canada.
Topics included the Application for Medical Registration in Canada, practice ready assessment, proposed legislative changes to the MCC’s regulations and bylaws, and space planning.
The MCC’s centennial gala was held at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. International delegates and former Presidents were among the honoured guests at the event. Dr. Kevin Eva was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence, and Dr. Dennis Kendel was awarded the Dr. Louis Levasseur Distinguished Service Award.
Dr. Kevin Eva
Recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence
The Meeting of the Council took place at the Ottawa Convention Centre. Council approved legislative changes and confirmed the examination fees for 2013. Council also voted on standing committee membership following the tabling of the Nominating Committee report.
|Dr. Dan Small presenting the finance report at the meeting of Council.|