Box 23, RUH
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8
The doctors of tomorrow, today.
The Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Saskatchewan (PAIRS) is the provincial health organization which represents Medical Residents. Governed by an elected Board of Directors, PAIRS is the official bargaining association and voice of Medical Residents in Saskatchewan.
The written component of the Respirology (Adult) certification examination
will be decentralized to the 9 fall regional centres and held on September
26, 2013. Click here for the link to the Fall 2013 dates.
PAIRS is pleased to announce that Dr. Dilip Gill, PGY3 General Surgery, is the new President-Elect. He will begin his term as President, taking over from Dr. Paul Dhillon, on July 1, 2013 for the 2013-2014 academic year. In the meantime, Paul remains President and will work over the next several months to handover the position to Dilip.
The election for all other positions on our board of directors will take place at our AGM this summer! (details to follow in the coming months)
The purpose of electing the President in March is to meet a request from CAIR to have our President-Elect in attendance at the June CAIR Annual General Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 15-16, 2013. Travel expenses are paid by CAIR. The President-Elect will officially begin his/her role as President after the start of the new academic year in summer 2013.
President Job Description:
The President of PAIRS shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Directors. The President of the Association (or his/her designate) shall be Chair of meetings and shall not vote except to decide in the case of a tie decision by the Directors. The President is in charge of the general management, supervision of the affairs and operation of PAIRS, and ongoing communication with the Executive Director. The President shall be one of the signing officers of the Corporation. The President shall be expected to assume certain tasks and projects as may come up from time to time, attend any local or provincial committee meetings as directed by the Executive, and provide timely reports on such meetings to the Board of Directors. The President shall be responsible for communications with the media.
All other PAIRS Board of Directors positions will be elected at the AGM in summer 2013. There will be a call for nominations for all other board positions later this summer.