Medical Council (Yukon)

  • About the Medical Council (Yukon)
  • Apply to be a member of the Medical Council (Yukon)
  • Current members
  1. About the Medical Council (Yukon)

    Under the authority of the Medical Profession Act, the Council is responsible for regulating the practice of medicine and medical care provided by licensed physicians in Yukon. They facilitate and promote an effective regulatory system for Yukon medical practitioners to serve the public interest. The Council provides leadership and guidance for medical practitioners and fosters quality health care services for Yukon.

    Authority: Medical Profession Act, section 2(1)
    Type: advisory
    Appointment process: Order-In-Council
    Requirements: no legislated requirements required to join
    Term: 3 years and may be reappointed 
    Meetings: once per month
    Department: Community Services
    Honoraria: OIC 2012/97

  2. Apply to be a member of the Medical Council (Yukon)

    Any Yukon resident is eligible to apply to serve on a government board or committee.

    Apply

    1. Complete the application.
    2. Prepare a brief resume. This should include information relevant for sitting on the board or committee.
    3. Submit your completed application and resume.
      In person: Inquiry Desk at 2071 Second Avenue in Whitehorse. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Address your envelope "Attention: Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)"
      Email: boards.committees@gov.yk.ca
      Mail:
      Government of Yukon
      Boards and Committees Secretariat (CM-1)
      Box 2703
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    How members are selected

    Members are appointed by a Minister, Cabinet or the Legislative Assembly.

    School board and school council members can be elected or, in some cases, appointed.

    Appointments to these boards are based on standing committee recommendations:

    • Yukon Development Corporation
    • Yukon Energy Corporation
    • Yukon Workers' Compensation Health and Safety Board
    • Yukon Lottery Commission
    • Yukon Recreation Advisory Committee
    • Yukon Arts Advisory Council
    • Yukon Utilities Board
    • Yukon Council on the Economy and the Environment
    • Yukon Human Rights Commission

    Some boards and committees members are required to hold certain professional qualifications or affiliations.

  3. Current members
    • Brian Kitchen, member from November 23, 2017, to November 22, 2020
    • Dr. Adrienne Mayes, member from June 3, 2019, to June 2, 2022
    • Dr. Alison Freeman, member from March 7, 2018, to March 6, 2021
    • Dr. Douglas Perry, member from August 24, 2018, to August 23, 2021
    • Dr. Daniel Carew, member from June 3, 2019, to June 2, 2022 and chair, indeterminate 

     


Contact 

For questions about the Medical Council (Yukon) email ymc@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-3774, or fax 867-393-6483, or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3774.