Assessments will be carried out by trained Saskatchewan Physician Assessors
selected by the Practice Enhancement Program Committee based on the following
The physician assessor:
has had an office assessment carried out on his/her practice.
will have practiced in Saskatchewan for 5 or more years, and must
be currently in practice.
must be willing to commit to carrying out 4 to 10 assessments per
Will not have been the subject of a review with adverse conclusion
within the last 5 years from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of
Saskatchewan, the Joint Medical Professional Review Committee, or any
significant body determining adequate competency.
is not a current member of the College Council, SMA Board or the
Joint Medical Professional Review Committee (JMPRC).
Selection of Physicians Eligible for Assessment:
All Saskatchewan practicing physicians are eligible to participate at least
once every five (5) years.
a) physicians completing a residency within the previous five (5)
b) physicians in exclusively administrative roles, hospital-based
practice such as administrative medicine and laboratory
medicine (e.g. no office-based practice)
physicians who have been assessed within the past five (5) years
d) physicians who have not practiced in Saskatchewan, or at their
current practice location, for at least three years.
Selection is based on a stratified randomized selection (within identified
groupings of doctors, individuals will be randomly selected.)
greater than 65 years of age
50 - 64 years of age
less than 50 years of age
Under no circumstances will assessments be conducted on physician
practices referred to the Practice Enhancement Program or requested
by a physician to fulfill a requirement of another agency.