Nominations closed on Oct. 10. The following members won a seat by acclamation.
Dr. Mike MacDonald – Cape Breton county
Dr. Mary Gorman – Antigonish and Guysborough counties
An election is required to determine the representatives for two seats on the Council:
Halifax Metro county (click to view profiles)
Dr. Leisha Hawker
Dr. Lois MacGibbon
Dr. Cindy Marshall
Halifax Rural county (click to view profiles)
Dr. Alana Cormier
Dr. Katherine Quackenbush
Ballots and candidate profiles will be made available to physicians within these counties on Oct. 16.
The following three seats are still vacant:
- Colchester and Hants counties
- Cumberland county
- Pictou county
Voting will run from Monday, Oct. 16 to Thursday, Nov 9.
Members of the Section of Primary Care Physicians may only nominate physicians from their own county, and may only vote within their own county.
Honorarium and travel
Council members receive a $500 honorarium for each meeting and are reimbursed for travel expenses. Physicians have the option to connect to meetings via video-conference. The Council meets about four times a year, usually on Saturday mornings.
About the Primary Care Physicians' Representative Council
The Primary Care Physicians' Representative Council advocates for the interests of family and practitioners. The council's work involves developing strategies for dealing with key issues affecting the role, responsibilities, and capabilities of general and family practitioners.
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