Area Standards Subcommittees Terms of Reference

Purpose Product

  1. To maintain and improve the quality of medical practice in the particular area through peer review and analysis, primarily through education, rather than discipline.

Authority

     Central Standards Committee is responsible to establish, supervise and make recommendations regarding the area standards subcommittees.  Each Area Standards Subcommittee reports to and may make recommendations to Central Standards Committeeon any matter pertinent to the monitoring and improvement of the quality of care provided by physicians in Manitoba within the defined area of that Area Standards Subcommittee.

Appeal Rights

     Pursuant to Article 9.7(b) of By-Law No. 1, decisions of Standards Committees are for the purpose of education and are not subject to appeal.

Composition

     The Subcommittee will consist of between 5 and 7 members.

Term of Office

     Each member of the Subcommittee shall serve a four year term, and shall be eligible to serve for 2 consecutive terms of four years each.

     After a Subcommittee member has served 2 consecutive terms, that member is not eligible to be a Subcommittee member for a period of 2 years.  After the 2 year period, the individual is eligible to serve for a further 2 consecutive terms.