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Call for Public Representative to the College’s Governing Council

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia is seeking an individual to serve as a public representative on the governing Council. The College regulates the practice of medicine in Nova Scotia and serves the public interest. The candidate cannot be a physician (either at present or formerly).

The successful candidate will be asked to represent the public perspective regarding the regulation of the medical profession. This includes speaking to the power imbalances between physicians and their patients or members of the public.

In assessing public representatives, the Nominating Committee will consider a broad range of characteristics including the following:

  • Open-mindedness
  • Knowledge of position, familiarity with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia
  • Reason for application
  • Understanding of “public interest” and role of the position
  • Ability to devote the time required to the position
  • Experience with community volunteer activities
  • Diversity

Read the role description and requirements for council members.

If interested, please forward a cover letter and resume no later than Friday, March 6, 2020 to:

Nominating Committee
c/o Carolyn MacDonald, Manager, Registrar’s Office
cmacdonald@cpsns.ns.ca
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Nova Scotia
Suite 400 – 175 Western Parkway
Bedford, NS   B4B 0V1
Fax:  902-422-7476