Connecting

Medical Regulators 

Around the World

Vision, Goals and Objectives

Vision
Everyone around the world is treated and cared for by safe and competent doctors.


Goal 1
Explore potential roles for IAMRA in providing support to members to achieve high standards for the education of doctors through promotion of appropriate accreditation processes.


Objectives
  1. Survey members to help identify the issues to be addressed

  2. Plan a workshop to be held at the IAMRA 2014 Conference

  3. Identify principles for members to consider for adoption at the 2016 Members General Assembly


Goal 2
Support and encourage members to develop mechanisms for assuring the continued competence of doctors.


Objectives

  1. Survey members on current processes

  2. Plan a workshop to be held at the IAMRA 2014 Conference

  3. Seek a partnership with an organization(s) involved in continued competence to develop a revalidation/maintenance of licensure symposium in 2015

  4. Develop a resource on the IAMRA website with links to members’ current revalidation/maintenance of licensure models

  5. Identify principles of continued competency for members to consider for adoption at the 2016 Members General Assembly


Goal 3
Promote and encourage members to share fitness to practice/disciplinary information on doctors proactively.


Objectives

  1. Promote the IAMRA Statement of Intent on Proactive Information Sharing

  2. Develop criteria for IAMRA to provide a service to members which involves sharing information on doctors proactively

  3. Develop a resource on the IAMRA website which will direct regulators to the databases of other medical regulatory authorities

  4. Survey members on the issuing of Certificates of Good Standing/Certificates of Current Professional Status and on criminal conviction information they collect at registration and beyond

  5. Develop a resource on the IAMRA website with information on members’ current practices for issuing Certificates of Good Standing/Certificates of Current Professional Status

  6. Develop a resource on the IAMRA website with information on members’ current practices of administering criminal conviction checks at the point of registration and beyond

  7. Develop a resource on the IAMRA website with a map that indicates which members have memoranda of understanding on Certificates of Good Standing/Certificates of Current Professional Status with each other


Goal 4
Expand membership and influence, in particular, support developing medical regulatory authorities.


Objectives

  1. Enhance communication with non-members

     a. Survey non-members on why they are not members of IAMRA
     b. Distribute IAMRA newsletter to non-members
     c. Invite non-members to the IAMRA conferences

  2. Rebrand and redesign the IAMRA website by 2014

  3. Increase membership to 100 by 2016

  4. Develop a program that will allow regulatory authorities to get in touch with one another for the purpose of setting up visits
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