ABOUT THE COMMITTEE

Year Created: 2009

Chair: Dr. Raymond Maung (Kamloops, BC)

Purpose:  

Recently, the Professional Affairs Committee has been amalgamated into the Workload and Workforce committee and to reflect this has been renamed “Workload and Human Resources Committee.

Workload

The committee will facilitate planning of the appropriate workforce to meet the clinical, academic and administrative needs in an institution. The committee will regularly update the CAP-ACP workload model to keep it current. The committee based the basic workload framework on the Level 4 Equivalent (L4E) unit.  The L4E value takes into consideration the average time needed to complete the case, medical value to the clinicians and patients, clinical urgency, degree of difficulty and medico-legal responsibility.

Human Resources

  • To maintain a register of laboratory physician remuneration and manpower
  • To monitor patterns and analyze trends and policies regarding laboratory physician remuneration and manpower
  • To provide economic information for members for negotiations

Membership
The committee members will include pathologists from all 10 provinces plus 2 representatives from the residents.

Dr. Allan F. Oryschak (AB)
Dr. Todd Chaba  (AB)
Dr. Martin Trotter (BC)
Dr. Michael Allard (BC)
Dr. Raymond Maung (BC) - Chair
Dr. Esther Ravinsky (MB)
Dr. Gabor Fischer (MB)
Dr. Sen Yan (NB)
Dr. Polycarp Erivwo (NF)
Dr. Sanaz Sanii (Resident – St. Johns)
Dr. Laurette Geldenhuys (NS)
Dr. Yasser Elgohary (ON)

Dr. Vivien Frenkel (ON)
Dr. Carol Cheung (ON)
Dr. Aaron Pollett (ON)
Dr. Catherine Ross (ON)
Dr. Christine Orr (Resident - Queens)
Dr. Michael Bonert (ON)
Dr. Kristen Mead (PEI)
Dr. Badia Issa-Chergui (QC)
Dr. Ronald Angeles (SA)
Dr. Henny Rees SA)
Dr Emilie Perron (QC)
Dr. Khurram Sher (QC)

Activity:

  • Solicit comments from pathologists and other interested parties. These are to be directed to the chair or any member of the committee, preferably in written form.
  • The committee will update the workload model every 3-5 years based on
    • Comments from pathologists and other interested parties
    • Review of the literature
    • Other workload models – working or proposed models
    • Current clinical and quality assurance standards and practice
  • Regular survey of Pathologists’ income
  • Regular environmental scan of the pathology human resources nationally and provincially.

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- last updated October 2018 -