Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Medical Advisory Committee

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Medical Advisory Committee

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Dates of existence

1975-1997

History

The Medical Advisory Committee held its first meeting July 23, 1975.

The Medical Advisory Committee was responsible for advising the Board on matters concerning the care of patients, clinical teaching and clinical research at the OCI, and on such matters as are from time to time presented by the Hospital Management Regulations under the Public Hospitals Act.

Some functions of the Medical Advisory Committee included:
• Providing supervision over the practice of medicine and dentistry in the Hospital, and reporting, in writing, to the Board, the President, and the Medical Staff Association concerning the practice of medicine and dentistry at the Hospital
• Taking reasonable steps to ensure professionally ethical conduct on behalf of the Medical Staff and to initiate corrective measures if needed
• Making recommendations to the Board concerning appointments and re-appointments to Medical Staff, medical privileges and extension of privileges, dismissal, supervision or restriction of Hospital privileges
• Appointing the Medical Staff members to all standing and special committees of the Medical Advisory Committee
• Naming the Chairman of each of the committees it appoints and ensuring that each committee meets and functions as required
• To receive, consider and act upon the reports from each of its appointed committees.
• Nominating physicians or dentists to Institute committees when provided for in the terms of reference for those committees, and receiving regular reports from the nominees on the activities of those committees.

The Medical Advisory Committee met at least ten times annually and reported quarterly to the Board of the OCI.

The Medical Advisory Committee was appointed annually by the Board and included the following voting members: Chiefs, of each clinical department in the Hospital with Active Staff members, Chair of the In-Patient Care Committee, Chair of the Ambulatory Care Committee, Chair of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Chair of the Radiation Services Committee, President , Vice President, and Secretary of the Medical Staff Association. Non-voting members included: President/CEO, Vice President of Oncology Programs, Vice President of Patient Care,
and the Vice President of Research.

R.S. Bush was the chair of the Medical Advisory Committee from 1977 to 1987. Subsequent chairs of the Medical Advisory Committee were W. Duncan (1987-1988), J.E. Curtis (1988-1989), R. Hasselback (1989-1990), B. Cummings (1990-1991), J. Sturgeon (1991-1993), D. Banerjee (1993-1994), T. Keane (1994-1995), and R. Feld (1995-199?)

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Related entity

Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Patient Education Committee (1981-1997?)

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Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1981-1997?

Description of relationship

The Patient Education Committee reported to the Medical Advisory Committee.

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Computer Services Committee (1977-1983?)

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Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1977-1983?

Description of relationship

The Computer Services Committee reported to the Medical Advisory Committee.

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Ontario Cancer Institute. Board of Trustees (1951-1997)

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Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1975-1997

Description of relationship

The Medical Advisory Committee reported to the Board and members were appointed annually by the Board.

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Ambulatory Care Committee (?-1997?)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

?-1997?

Description of relationship

The Ambulatory Care Committee reported to the Medical Advisory Committee.

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Budget & Finance Committee of the Medical Advisory Committee (?-1994)

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Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

?-1994

Description of relationship

The Budget & Finance Committee was part of the Medical Advisory Committee and reported to it.

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Medical Records Committee (?-1997?)

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Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

?-1997?

Description of relationship

The Medical Records Committee reported to the Medical Advisory Committee.

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Operating Room Committee (?-1997?)

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Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

?-1997?

Description of relationship

The Operating Room Committee reported to the Medical Advisory Committee.

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (?-1997?)

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Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

?-1997?

Description of relationship

The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee reported to the Medical Advisory Committee.

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Medical Audit Committee (?-1990)

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Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

?-1990

Description of relationship

The Medical Audit Committee reported to the Medical Advisory Committee.

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Princess Margaret Hospital. Resident Committee (?-1997?)

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hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

?-1997?

Description of relationship

The Resident Committee reported to the Medical Advisory Committee.

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Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital (1952-1998)

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1975-1997

Description of relationship

The Medical Advisory Committee provided supervision over the practice of medicine and dentistry in the Hospital.

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Last updated: June 17, 2013. Added to Archeion June 17, 2013.

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