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Family Practice Renewal Committee

The Family Practice Renewal Program is governed by the Family Practice Renewal Committee, consisting of representatives from the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the four Regional Health Authorities. The Committee oversees all aspects of the program, providing strategic direction and setting program priorities and goals.

  1. Dr. Wendy Graham, Family Physician, Port aux Basques, Co-Chair
  2. Dr. Annette McCarthy, Family Physician, Bay Bulls
  3. Dr. Steve Major, Family Physician, St. John’s
  4. Colleen Simms, Assistant Deputy Minister, Department of Health and Community Services, Co-Chair
  5. Cassie Chisholm, Director, Primary Health Care, Department of Health and Community Services
  6. Andrew Wells, Acting Director, Medical Services, Department of Health and Community Services
  7. Dr. Dennis Rashleigh, Vice-President, Medical Services/Susan Gillam, President & CEO, Western Health
  8. Dr. Gabe Woollam, Vice-President, Medical Services, Labrador-Grenfell Health
  9. Judy O’Keefe, Vice-President Clinical Services, Eastern Health/Raelene Lee, Regional Director, Medical Services & Legal Counsel
  10. Dr. Andrew Hunt, Vice-President, Medical Affairs and Chief of Staff, Central Health
  11. Lynn Barter, Associate Executive Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association
  12. Robert Thompson, Executive Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association

Clinical Advisory Group

The Clinical Advisory Group consists of 10 physician members, representative of fee-for-service, salaried, academic, resident, and rural/urban family physicians. Member feedback will inform decisions on key program design elements across the three core program areas. This will provide valuable real world input on the practicality of programs and concepts.

  1. Dr. Jared Butler, Grand Falls-Windsor
  2. Dr. Jim Bowen, Norris Point
  3. Dr. Katherine Stringer, Chair of Family Medicine, Memorial University
  4. Dr. Lynette Powell, Grand Falls-Windsor
  5. Dr. Margo Wilson, Goose Bay
  6. Dr. Mercedes Penton, St. John’s
  7. Dr. Shanda Slipp, Corner Brook
  8. Dr. Sarah Small, Clarenville
  9. Dr. Carmel Casey, Gander
  10. Dr. Roxanne Cooper, St. John’s

Evaluation Advisory Committee

The Evaluation Advisory Committee provides expert advice and support to the Family Practice Renewal Program in regularly monitoring, reviewing, and evaluating all initiatives.

  1. Cassie Chisholm, Manager, Primary Health Care, Department of Health and Community Services
  2. Nicole Gill, Manager, Health Analytics & Evaluation Services, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information
  3. Dr. Heather Cuddy, Chair, Endeavor FPN
  4. Dr. Andrew Hunt, Vice-President, Medical Affairs and Chief of Staff, Central Health
  5. Amy Howard, Director, Primary Health Care, Eastern Health
  6. Dr. Dan Hewitt, Family Physician
  7. Tamie White, Senior Compensation & Benefits Analyst, NLMA
  8. Adam Wylie, Executive Director, Endeavor FPN

FPN Sub-Committee

  1. Dr. Annette McCarthy, Family Physician, Bay Bulls
  2. Dr. Gabe Woollam, Vice-President, Medical Services, Labrador-Grenfell Health
  3. Cassie Chisholm, Director, Primary Health Care, Department of Health and Community Services
  4. Judy O’Keefe, Vice-President Clinical Services, Eastern Health
  5. Lynn Barter, Associate Executive Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association

Codes Sub-Committee

  1. Dr. Steve Major, Family Physician, St. John’s
  2. Andrew Wells, Acting Director, Medical Services, Department of Health and Community Services
  3. Cassie Chisholm, Director, Primary Health Care, Department of Health and Community Services
  4. Scott Brown, Director, Health Policy & Economics, Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association

Practice Improvement Program Sub-Committee

  1. Dr. Matt Ryan, Family Physician, St. John’s
  2. Dr. Sonny Collis, Family Physician, St. John’s
  3. Cassie Chisholm, Director, Primary Health Care, Department of Health and Community Services
  4. Lynn Barter, Associate Executive Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association