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Ministry Reports

Shaping Ontario's Physician Workforce : Building Ontario's Capacity to Plan, Educate, Recruit and Retain Physicians to Meet Health Needs

Expert Panel on Health Professional Human Resources


Dr. Peter George
Chair, Expert Panel on Health
Professional Human Resources
President and Vice Chancellor
McMaster University

Dr. Peter Walker
Vice Chair, Expert Panel on Health
Dean of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Chair, Council of Ontario Faculties of Medicine

Dr. Gail Beck
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. John Bonn
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Dr. Ben Chan
Senior Scientist
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Joe deMora
President and CEO
Kingston General Hospital
(formerly CEO of the Sudbury Regional Hospital)

Dr. Laurel Dempsey
Family Physician
Primary Care Network
Verona, Ontario

Dr. Brian Gamble
Family Physician
Primary Care Network
Chatham, Ontario

Sharon Goodwin
Chair, Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario
Director of Operations, Clinidata

Dr. Michael Howcroft
St. Michael's Hospital

Mary Lapaine
Board Member, Ontario Hospital Association

Ron Loucks
Executive Vice President
BCE Emergis Assure Health Division

Dr. William McCready
Chair, Northwestern Ontario Medical Program

Neera Mehta
Employment Counsellor
Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre

Dr. Linda Lee O'Brien-Pallas
Co-principal Investigator
Nursing Effectiveness, Utilization and Outcomes Research Unit

Dr. Jeff Remington
Chair, Niagara Physician Planning Task Force
Family Physician, Port Colborne

Dr. Joshua Tepper
Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario

Dr. Janice Willett
Obstetrician, Sault Ste. Marie
Ontario Medical Association


Members of the Expert Panel gratefully acknowledge the assistance of senior staff at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care :

Colin Andersen
Assistant Deputy Minister
Integrated Policy and Planning Division

George Zegarac
Executive Director
Integrated Policy and Planning Division

Helga Loechel
Provincial Health Services Planning Unit

In addition, Panel members would like to thank the following individuals for their valuable support and assistance :

Caroline Abrahams
Project Manager
Expert Panel on Health Professional Human Resources

Jean Bacon

Paul Donoghue
Assistant VP, Health Sciences
McMaster University

Panel members would also like to thank staff of the Provincial Health Services Planning Unit who supported the working groups, including :

Sheila Rennie
Jason Tung
Daniella Mosu
Susan Pfeiffer
Gabriella Martin

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