Our year in numbers

  • 637 new physician registrants

  • 11,119 total physicians registered for independent practice (+3.6%)

  • 5,034 physicians registered as Family Medicine specialists, Family Physicians (non-specialists) and General Practitioners at Dec. 31 (+3%)

  • 826 new complaints received (-0.6%)

  • 709 complaint files closed (-3.7%)

  • 121 new-to-Alberta physicians started practice readiness assessments¹ (-33.5%)

  • 95.4%  pass rate for completed practice readiness assessments

  • 43 physicians referred for Individual Practice Review

  • 49 clinics completed a Group Practice Review, totaling 450 physician participants

  • 158 Infection Prevention and Control assessments conducted

  • 100% of Alberta physicians providing direct patient care required to be enrolled in CPD²

  • 147 physician health monitoring files opened

  • 1 new Prescribing standard of practice for drugs with potential for misuse or diversion

  • 2 amended standards of practice - Job Action and Supervision of Restricted Activities

  • 2 new set of accreditation standards for sleep medicine and stem cell therapy³

  • 2 revised sets of accreditation standards for diagnostic imaging and pulmonary function testing

  • 5 Alberta communities visited on Regional Tour

 

8,647 MD Snapshot prescribing reports sent to physicians who had prescribed opioids⁴


Practice Readiness Assessments

 
 
 

Continuing Competence

 
 

Physician Prescribing Practices Program

 
 

Infection Prevention & Control

Practice Conditions Monitoring

 
 

Physician Health Monitoring Program

 
 
 

Complaints

 
 

Disciplinary Hearings

Appeals