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Council Of The College Of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners And Acupuncturists Of Ontario

Ministry
Health
URL
www.ctcmpao.on.ca
Address
705 - 55 COMMERCE VALLEY DRIVE WEST
THORNHILL
L3T7V9
Phone
416.238.7359
Fax
416.214.0879
Background
Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 27, s. 5 (opens a new window)
REGULATED HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT, S.O. 1991, C. 18, SCHED. 2 (opens a new window)
Function

The college regulates the profession of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists in the public interest by ensuring that individuals have access to health services provided by competent health professionals, and that individuals are treated with sensitivity and respect in their dealings with health professionals. Members of the college are governed in accordance with the Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006, the Health Professions Procedural Code, the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the regulations and by-laws of the college. The college develops and maintains standards of practice, entry practice requirements, standards of professional ethics, and promotes and develops standards for continuing competence among members. Various committees of the college function in a quasi-judicial role with respect to the suspension and revocation of certificates of registration and practice in Ontario.

Membership

At least six and no more than nine members are elected in accordance with the by-laws by the members of the college. At least five and no more than eight members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council who are not members of the college, members of a college as defined in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, or members of a council as defined in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. The council elects annually a president and vice-president from among the members.

Term

There is no limitation in legislation.

Meetings
• 4 Council meetings per year, plus 1 training day. Prep time per meeting: 3-5 hours. At least 1 committee meeting per month. o Executive Committee: 5-6 meetings per year - 4 full day in-person meetings plus 1-2 teleconferences (2-3 hrs each). Prep time per meeting: 3-5 hours; o Registration Committee: 6-8 meetings per year - 4 full day in-person meetings plus 2-4 teleconferences (2-3 hrs each). Prep time per meeting: 1-4 hours; o ICRC: 12-16 meetings per year – 1-2 full day in-person meetings plus at least 10 teleconferences (2-3 hrs each). Prep time per meeting: 1-4 hours; o Quality Assurance Committee: 4 full day in-person meetings per year plus 2-4 teleconferences (3-4 hrs each). Prep time per meeting: 1-4 hours; o Patient Relations Committee: meets as required (usually 1-2 meetings per year) – meetings are usually 1-2 hrs via teleconference. Prep time per meeting: 1-4 hours; o Discipline and Fitness to Practise Committees meet as needed, depending on the number of referrals received. Prep time per meeting: 1-4 hours. • 5-8 Public members will be assigned to at least 2 statutory committees and may serve on more.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time) PIXING ZHANG
14-Feb-2019 - 13-Feb-2022
toronto
2. Member (Part-Time) (STEPHEN) SHIJI LIU
28-Feb-2019 - 27-Feb-2022
scarborough
3. Member (Part-Time) DEBORAH SINNATAMBY
14-Sep-2019 - 13-Sep-2022
scarborough
4. Member (Part-Time)
5. Member (Part-Time)
6. Member (Part-Time)
7. Member (Part-Time)
8. Member (Part-Time)