Accreditation & Education Advisory Committee

Members

Dr. Galt Wilson (Chair) College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
Dr. William McCauley College of Physcians and Surgeons of Ontario
Dr. Graham Bullock College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia
Dre Anne-Marie MacLellan Collège des médecins du Québec
Dr. Geraldine Johnston College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island

 
Staff Coordinator

Ms. Louise Auger Director, Professional Affairs

 

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TERMS OF REFERENCE

Purpose
The Accreditation and Education Advisory Committee (AEAC) works with the relevant stakeholders to advise the Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada (FMRAC) and its Members the status of how the medical education continuum (undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing) is producing practising physicians who meet, and continue to meet, the healthcare needs of Canadians in a safe, competent and professional manner.

To this end, AEAC:

  • strives to achieve consensus among FMRAC’s Members in their approach to interacting with educational stakeholders, to identify problem areasand to work with partners to propose
  • participates in all levels of the medical education continuum through the accreditation and other methods; and
  • contributes to the development and application of national standards.

AEAC reports:

  • regularly to Executive Committee;
  • annually to the Board of Directors
  • on an interim basis to FMRAC’s Members, as required basis

Stakeholders and FMRAC representation:
1.  Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada

(a) Observer on the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools
(b) Voting member on the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education

2.  College of Family Physicians of Canada

(a)  Voting member and observer on the Accreditation Committee
(b)  Team member on postgraduate medical education surveys

3.  Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

(a)  Voting member and observer on the Accreditation Committee
(b)  Observer on the Professional Development Committee
(c)  Team member on postgraduate medical education surveys

The members of AEAC are:
Medical Regulatory Authorities – regional representation
Observers:
AFMC
CFPC – postgrad
CFPC – CME/CPD
RCPSC – postgrad
RCPSC – CME/CPD

 AEAC meets:

  • Twice a year, usually in Ottawa, and by teleconference as required.