The CMA’s participation on CACMS ensures practicing physicians have input into the undergraduate medical education system.
WHAT DOES CACMS DO?
CACMS ensures Canadian medical programs meet national standards and fully prepare students for the next phase of their training. CACMS also carries out accreditation surveys and rules on the accreditation status of all the undergraduate medical programs in Canada.
WHO CAN APPLY?
To join CACMS as a practitioner professional member, you must hold an active medical license and be actively engaged in the clinical practice of medicine. Professional members must be knowledgeable about and experienced with the process of medical education and accreditation in Canada, and ideally experienced as accreditation site visitor for undergraduate medical education.
In 2020, there is a particular need for representatives from BC, Alberta, Nova Scotia or Newfoundland.
WHAT IS THE COMMITMENT?
The practitioner professional member will serve a three-year term, renewable for once. CACMS meets three times per year, typically in Ottawa. All expenses are covered and the CMA provides an honorarium for the three CACMS meetings per year.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 13, 2020
Interested applicants can forward a bio and a statement of interest (one page each) detailing their qualities, skills and experience, relative to the position, to Heather.Nowlan@cma.ca.
The CMA Appointments Committee will review nominations and make recommendations to the CMA Board for submission to the Steering Committee of CACMS.
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