THE NATIONAL VOICE OF SPECIALTY OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE IN CANADA


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ABOUT OMSOC

Thank you for your interest in Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada (OMSOC), the National Specialty Society for Occupational Medicine in Canada.

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The Royal College sets the highest standards for specialty medical education in Canada and as a result our members not only participate in the Maintenance of Certification Program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, but also engage in training the next generation of Occupational Medicine specialists as well as non-specialist peers, contribute to policy development relating to both the specialty and to workplace health, and many hold leadership positions in academia, industry and government.

As the Specialty Society, it is OMSOC’s mission to promote and enhance the specialty practice of occupational medicine, to promote and support continuing professional development for specialists through the accreditation of continuing medical education activities, and to act as the Canadian voice for that specialty.

OMSOC membership comprises primarily occupational physicians certified as specialists, as well as specialists from other medical and surgical specialties with an interest in occupational medicine. OMSOC provides a forum for advancing the practice of occupational medicine by facilitating dialogue amongst physician specialists and between occupational medicine practitioners and members of allied fields, notably government, industry, management, and the law.

On our website, not only can you learn more about our organization and the practice of Occupational Medicine, but you can also search to find a specialist near you.

More information about OMSOC can be obtained either electronically or by writing to the following address:

Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada

E-mail: omsoc@secretariatcentral.com

Tel: 905-415-3917 ext. 224 | Toll Free: 1-855-415-3917

Fax: 905-415-0071

Address: 20 Crown Steel Dr. Unit 6, Markham Ontario, L3R 9X9


HISTORY

The Royal College currently defines the requirements for specialty education in 70 areas of medical, surgical and laboratory medicine. OMSOC was formed in 2006, around the same time as Occupational Medicine changed from being a 5-year specialty program to a 2-year subspecialty of Internal Medicine (i.e. 3 years of Internal Medicine plus 2 years of Occupational Medicine). This represented significant changes in the model training. One of OMSOC’s initial roles was to represent the specialty of Occupational Medicine to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – the organization that accredits residency training programs in Canada.

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Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada

E-mail: omsoc@secretariatcentral.com


Tel: 905-415-3917 ext 224 | Toll Free: 1-855-415-3917
Fax: 905-415-0071


Address: 20 Crown Steel Dr. Unit #6, Markham ON, L3R 9X9


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ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION

OMSOC is Canada’s only medical society devoted to the specialty practice of occupational medicine. OMSOC brings together occupational medicine specialists and physicians from other specialties with an interest in occupational medicine to advise on health policy, encourage discussion and collaboration amongst stakeholders with whom OMSOC’s members interact, including physicians, employers, labour groups, and other allied health professionals, and to advance the specialty practice of occupational medicine through conferences and the training of future occupational medicine specialists.

The Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada is the recognized National Specialty Society for Occupational Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


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