Dialogue Volume 15, Issue 2 2019 - Page 4

TABLE OF CONTENTS 38 In Every Issue 5 Message from the President With a new Strategic Plan, the College is experiencing a time of renewal, writes Dr. Peeter Poldre. 7 From the Registrar’s Desk Dr. Nancy Whitmore reflects on a busy, first year. 15 Reports from Council  We provide an overview of the discussions and decisions made at May Council. 17 A Fierce Advocate – Council Award  Dr. Marie Gear, a recently retired family physician 17 from Teeswater, Ontario, is honoured for her years of dedication to her patients and her community. 46 Discipline Summaries  We present short summaries of recent Discipline cases. For Your Information 17 New Public Member  The College welcomes new public member, Dr. Shahid Chaudhry. 28 Consider Running in Upcoming Election  An election will be held in Districts 1,2,3, and 4 this fall. Consider putting your name forward. 34 Annual Renewal – August 14 Deadline to Avoid Suspension  We urge to complete your annual renewal as soon as possible to avoid suspension of your certificate of registration. 4 DIALOGUE ISSUE 2, 2019 38 Welcome to the New Website  Earlier this year, we launched a new, refreshed website. It makes it easier for doctors, patients and other stakeholders to find what they are looking for. 39 Nominate an Outstanding Physician The College’s Council Award recognizes physicians who have demonstrated excellence. If you have a colleague who you think is deserving, please consider nominating him or her. 42 Future Leaders’ Day The College will host its 8th annual Future Leaders’ Day event in Toronto this Fall. We’re looking for doctors who want to take a leadership role in medical regulation. If you or a colleague are interested, send us your nominations.