Our Mandate Our vision is the framework by which we organize ourselves.
Build and maintain an effective system of self-
governance. The profession, through and with the
College, has a duty to serve and protect the public
interest by regulating the practice of the profession
and governing in accordance with the Regulated
Health Professions Act. It guides our thinking and actions into the future.
It defines not only who we are, but what we stand
for, the role we see for ourselves, our critical
relationships, in what system we work, and the
outcomes we seek.
Each component of our vision is defined below:
As a profession and as professionals, we recognize
and acknowledge our role and responsibility in
attaining at a personal, professional, and at a
system-level, the best possible patient outcomes.
We are committed to developing and maintaining
professional competencies, taking a leadership
position on critical issues that impact the
performance of the system, and actively partnering
to provide tools, resources and measurement to
ensure optimal performance at all levels of the
The trust and confidence of the public and our
effectiveness as professionals is influenced by the
system within which we operate.
Therefore, we, as caring professionals, are actively
involved in the design and function of an effective
The interdependence of all involved
Measurements and outcomes
As individual doctors garner the trust of their
patients, as a profession we must aim to have the
trust of the public by:
uilding positive relationships with individuals
Acting in the interests of patients and
Advocating for our patients and a quality system
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