249. The board of directors may take disciplinary measures against a physician or dentist.
The disciplinary measures that may be taken include a reprimand, a change in status, the withdrawal of privileges, the suspension of status or privileges for a specific period and the cancellation of status or privileges. They may also include a recommendation that the physician or dentist serve a period of refresher training, take a refresher course or both, and may, if necessary, restrict or suspend some or all of the physician’s or dentist’s privileges for the duration of the refresher period.
Every disciplinary measure taken against a physician or dentist must give reasons and be based solely on lack of qualifications, scientific incompetence, negligence, misconduct, non-compliance with the by-laws of the institution, having regard to the specific requirements of the institution, or non-compliance with the terms set out in the resolution referred to in section 242.
The disciplinary measures must be imposed in accordance with the procedure prescribed by regulation under paragraph 2 of section 506.
The executive director must send a copy of the decision to the professional order concerned.
1991, c. 42, s. 249; 1994, c. 40, s. 457; 2001, c. 43, s. 50.