Debra E Boyce

B.Sc., M.D., CCFP, FCFP

Debra E Boyce

Peterborough, Ontario
Family Medicine

Area 5, Division A
(ONTARIO)

Key skills and experience

Governance
Leadership
Patient safety
Physician wellness

Dr. Boyce is a Family Physician with a focused practice in Obstetrics. She has 29 years’ of experience in hospital and community care. Her commitment to patient safety initiatives, particularly in obstetrics, newborn care and women’s health, are hallmarks of her professional and medical career. Through her leadership and governance activities she has worked to ensure physicians’ interests are met, their integrity protected and they have support required to confidently deliver care. As an experienced Councillor, the Nominating Committee values Dr. Boyce’s balanced perspective gained through her considerable knowledge of medical-legal issues in an increasing complex practice environment.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

Kawartha Family Medicine Residency Program, Queen's University

Preceptor
2009-

Partners in Pregnancy Clinic

Physician
2008-

Peterborough County City Health Unit

Physician, Sexual Health Clinic
1990-2008

Peterborough Family Health Organization

Family Physician
2009-

Peterborough Family Health Team

Family Physician
2007-

Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Active Medical Staff, Department of Family Medicine
1990-

Primary Practice

Family medicine, Primary care obstetrics, Women’s health, newborn care, sexual health
1990-

Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP)

Preceptor
2001-

Professional Appointments

Better Outcomes Registry Network (BORN), Ontario Medical Association, Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Provincial Council Maternal Child Health

Member, working group, revision of Ontario Antenatal Record
2013-2018
Member, technical specifications, Ontario Antenatal Record e-version
2017-2018

Canadian College Family Physicians

Fellowship
2004-

Central East LHIN

Physician Healthcare Advisory Group
2013-2015

College of Physicians and Surgeons Ontario

Peer Assessor
2007-2008

Hospice Peterborough

Education Committee
1991-1993

McMaster University

Adjust Professor, Family Medicine (ROMP)
2002-

Peterborough County City Health Unit

Community Physician Advisor, Sexual Health Program
1997-2003
Community Physician Advisor, Sexual Health Program
2007-2009

Peterborough Network Family Health Team

Lead MD, Partners in Pregnancy Program
2005-2013

Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Medical Director, Women’s and Children’s Services
2002-2005
Chair, Stillbirth Protocol Committee
2002-2005
Medical Director, Women’s and Children’s Services, Oncology, Complex Continuing Care, Ambulatory Care, Rehabilitation Therapies
2005-2007
Family Medicine Member, Perinatal Bereavement Committee
2015-

Provincial Council Maternal Child Health

Member, Expert Panel, Low Risk Maternity Care Strategy
2016-2016

Queen's University

Adjunct Professor, Family Medicine
2004-

CMPA Appointments

Council
2008-
Human Resources & Compensation Committee (Chair 2009-2015)
2008-2015
Research, Education & Risk Management Committee
2008-2013
Pension Executive Team (Chair 2009-2015)
2009-2015
Governance Steering Group
2012-2013
Case Review Committee / Case Review Committee - Quality Assurance (Chair 2016-2018)
2013-
2nd Vice-President
2014-2016
Audit Committee
2014-2017
Executive Committee (Chair 2018-Current)
2014-
Nominating Committee
2014-2015
Regional Affairs Advisory Group
2014-2015
Strategy Task Group
2014-2014
Investment Committee
2015-
Member & Stakeholder Relations Committee (Chair 2015-2016)
2015-
1st Vice-President
2016-2018
Extent of Assistance Committee
2017-
Nominating Committee (Chair 2018-Current)
2017-
President
2018-
Audit Committee
2018-
Governance Committee
2018-
Human Resources & Compensation Committee
2018-
Pension Committee
2018-
Safe Medical Care Committee
2018-