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Notice of Hearing Regarding Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema

July 25, 2017

A Hearing Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia will convene to consider allegations of professional misconduct and conduct unbecoming against Dr. Enyinnaya Ezema.

The Hearing will take place at the offices of McInnes Cooper (Suite 1300, Purdy’s Wharf, Tower II, 1969 Upper Water Street, Halifax Nova Scotia) on August 1, 2, 3, and 4 beginning at 9:30 a.m. each day.

Hearings of the College of Physicians and Surgeons are open to the public except when, upon application by a party involved, the Hearing Committee determines that all or part of the proceedings should be closed.

Please note that audio and video recording are not permitted at College Hearings. No further information about this Hearing is currently available for release.

Dalhousie University - Faculty of Medicine Admissions Review Committee Report Now Available

July 6, 2017

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine has released its 2016 Admissions Review Committee Report.

The purpose of the review was to ensure that the admissions process bolstered the Faculty of Medicine’s commitment to service, excellence and broad considerations of diversity.  Read more

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    Disciplinary Decisions & Interim
    Licence Sanctions

    College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. Ronen Jhirad

    July 11, 2017

    The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia hereby gives notice that as a result of a complaint and pursuant to the Nova Scotia Medical Act, Dr. Ronen Jhirad has agreed to a reprimand issued by the College.  Summary of Decision

    College Announces Decision Regarding Dr. John Kirkpatrick

    July 11, 2017

    The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia hereby gives notice that as a result of a complaint and pursuant to the Nova Scotia Medical Act, Dr. John Kirkpatrick has agreed to a reprimand issued by the College.  Summary of Decision

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    About the College

    About the College

    The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia serves the public by regulating the province's medical profession in accordance with the Nova Scotia Medical Act and its regulations

    All physicians in Nova Scotia must be licensed by the College in order to practise medicine in the province.

    The duties of the College include:

    • Licensing qualified and competent physicians to practise medicine
    • Investigating and resolving physician-related complaints on behalf of the public
    • Monitoring and maintaining standards of practice through peer assessment
    • Developing professional standards and guidelines to support high standards of medical practice and ethical conduct‚Äč

    The College's 2016-2017 Strategic Plan