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Are you passionate about family medicine? Here’s your chance to make a difference: The OCFP is seeking a Family Physician to join our Board of Directors as we continue to deliver value to our 15,000 family physician members.

Why volunteer as a Board Director?
✓ Support Ontario’s family physicians through education, leadership, advocacy and research
✓ Play a key strategic role to shape the OCFPs programs and services for members
✓ Guide and impact health system change
✓ Develop and use your leadership and governance skills to make an impact
✓ Work with a dedicated and talented group of leaders

What is the time commitment?
✓ 4 to 5 full-day meetings, held in person and virtually.
✓ 2 full-day retreats (scheduled to align with Board meetings)
✓ Participation on a Board Committee that meets virtually for 90 minutes, two weeks before each Board meeting
✓ Directors are appointed for an initial three-year term and may be re-appointed for a second term of three years

What will I bring to the Board?
✓ The Board is skills-based, with Directors bringing complementary skills and perspectives

The OCFP is committed to the principles of equity and inclusiveness, as reflected in our Strategic Plan and our goal of “enabling equitable health care for all Ontarians.” We encourage applications from all persons including Black, Indigenous, people of colour, people with disabilities, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

For our current Board recruitment process, considerations guiding our selection will include, but are not limited to:
✓ Physicians who identify as Black and/or Indigenous
✓ Those with experience leading equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives and/or working with populations experiencing structural vulnerabilities
✓ Ideally, currently practising or have recently practised in the following regions/geographic areas:
• North East/North West – North East (Cochrane, Algoma, Sudbury Districts), North West (Kenora, Thunder Bay, Rainy River Districts)
• Toronto Central and Central – Toronto Central (North, East and West Toronto) Central (Richmond Hill, Alliston, Newmarket)

Deadline for applications: April 28, 2022
To apply: Complete the online nomination form and email your cover letter resume/CV with 2 references to David Toms at ocfp@ocfp.on.ca

The OCFP values the benefits that diversity can bring to the Board and aims to reflect the diversity of our membership. The Board is comprised of 13-16 Directors from across Ontario. We consider candidates whose perspectives, practice location, type and model, clinical and academic/professional backgrounds, years in practice, and cultural perspective complement and build upon existing Board characteristics to address potential gaps.