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The Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada (OMSOC) is a non-profit organization representing
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specialists, established in 2006 and based in
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Ottawa
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Canada
. Its first annual general meeting was in 2007 in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the National Specialty Society for occupational medicine specialists in Canada. The founding president is Dr. Michael Schweigert (2006–2010). The mission of OMSOC is to promote and enhance the medical specialty practice of
occupational medicine Occupational medicine, until 1960 called industrial medicine, is the branch of medicine Medicine is the science Science () is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or u ...
in Canada, a specialty recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and to act as the Canadian voice for that specialty. OMSOC also accredits continuing medical education for occupational medicine specialty events. OMSOC supports national health policy having been a contributor to the Canadian Choosing Wisely effort.


Officers


Executive

*Dr. Ken Corbet - President (2015 - ) *Dr. Aaron Thompson - Secretary (2010 - )


Directors

*Dr. Steve Tsekrekos *Dr. Neils Koehncke *Dr. Tom Lawley *Dr. Ron Dykeman *Dr. Ihor Taraschuk


Past Presidents

* Dr. Ken Corbet (current) * Dr. Joan Saary (2012-2015) * Dr. Bruce McGoveran (2010-2012) * Dr. Michael Schweigert (2006–2010)


Annual General Meetings

Annual general meetings are held in various locations (usually) across Canada to promote the education of occupational medicine specialists. Meeting locations: * 2015 - Toronto,
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* 2014 - Edmonton, Alberta * 2013 - Toronto,
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Ontario
* 2012 - Boston, Massachusetts * 2011 - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario * 2010 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan * 2009 - Ottawa, Ontario * 2008 - Quebec City, Quebec * 2007 - Vancouver, British Columbia


External links


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