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Meet Your New OAGS President and Officers (2018)

OAGS Board of Directors: Dr. Harshad Telang, MD, FRCSC of Thunder Bay, ON succeeded Dr. Alice Wei upon completing her term as OAGS President during a recent OAGS Board Meeting (Feb.3). Dr. Wei will remain on the OAGS Board in the position of Past President along with a few other minor changes to the board. Dr. Telang's biography and other Officer/Committee shuffles can be found here.

  • Mar.7 - OMA Election Results: Here is your Section Executive on General Surgery...
    Section Executive:
    Section Chair - Dr. Chris Vinden; Vice Chair - Dr. Alice Wei; Secretary - Dr. Harshad Telang; Tariff Chair - Dr. Kevin Lefebvre; Member-at-Large - Dr. Tim Jackson; Member-at-Large - Dr. Jennifer Macmillan
    Section Delegates: Drs. Alice Wei and Jennifer Macmillan; Section Alternates: Drs. Harshad Telang, Kevin Lefebvre, Tim Jackson.
    More details (gated)
  • Ongoing - Attn. General Surgeons - Renew your 2018 OAGS Dues Now!! - here
  • Jan, 2018 - With no headway in negotiations, OMA and MOHLTC will enter binding arbitration starting in May-Oct/18.
  • Jan, 2018 - OAGS/Section on Gen Surg want member feedback on Quality Based Procedures on your practice
  • Jan, 2018 - OAGS/Section on General Surgery want member feedback on CCO Colonoscopy Sedation Report
  • Dec, 2017 - CCO Practice Recommendations: Use of Sedation for Hospital-Based Routine Colonoscopies (2017)





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