53. A medication council, called the “Conseil du médicament”, is hereby established.
The council shall be composed of a president, a vice-president and 13 other members including five experts in pharmacology, two experts in health economics or epidemiology, four persons who are neither physicians nor pharmacists nor representatives of an insurer, administrator of an employment benefit plan, drug manufacturer or drug wholesaler, a representative of the Minister and a director general.
Three of the five experts in pharmacology must be physicians and the other two must be pharmacists. One of the three physicians must be a general practitioner in clinical practice and another must be a specialist. One of the two pharmacists must be in clinical practice in a hospital and the other in the community.
The director general of the council and the member representing the Minister are not entitled to vote.
The president or the vice-president must be a physician and a member of the Collège des médecins du Québec.
1996, c. 32, s. 53; 2002, c. 27, s. 16.