Dialogue Volume 13 Issue 2 2017 - Page 4

In Every Issue 5 Message from the President Is it time that the College had a public member of Council as President? At its last meeting, Council directed staff to develop options that would facilitate the election of a public President. 7 From the Registrar’s Desk It has taken 20 years for the current opioid crisis to develop and quick fixes and easy answers will not work. Council’s new strategy recognizes that resources, collaboration with different groups and a steadfast commitment to improved patient and public safety are necessary in order to prevail. 15 Reports From Council Dr. William Gary Smith We provide you with an overview of some of the decisions and discussions of our May meeting. 19 Council Award – Dr. William Gary Smith In a car