Yvonne Molgat

BSc, MDCM, FRCSC

Yvonne Molgat

Cap-Rouge, Quebec
Ophthalmology

Area 6, Division B
(QUEBEC)

Key skills and experience

Governance
Leadership
Patient safety
World of medicine

Dr. Molgat has 26 years of academic and clinical experience as a full-time ophthalmologist with a subspecialty practice in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery.

She is passionate about enhancing safe medical care, demonstrated through a career-long commitment to teaching in her university-affiliated program.

Dr. Molgat’s numerous years of governance and administrative experience along with her leadership activities have provided her insight on a variety of important issues pertaining to physicians. Through these roles, she has worked to ensure physicians’ interests are met, their integrity protected, and they have support required to confidently deliver care.

Dr. Molgat leverages her strength in communication and teamwork to support physician members, and improve safe medical care through her CMPA governance role.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

Centre hospitalier universitaire (CHU) de Québec, université Laval

Chief of the ophthalmology department
2013-2018

Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec, université Laval (formerly CH affiliated university hospital of Québec City)

Active member
1993-

Concordia General Hospital

Emergency physician
1985-1987

Ophthalmology section, department of ophthalmology and ENT-HNS, université Laval

Program director
2002-2009

Professional Appointments

Canadian Ophthalmological Society

Member, Maintenance of competencies committee
2012-2015
Chair, Ophthalmic care committee
2006-2010
Member, Steering committee for the development of clinical practice guidelines
2005-2007

Canadian Society of Oculoplastic Surgery

President
2018-2019

Collège des médecins du Québec

Chair of the examination board in ophthalmology (RCPSC-CMQ joint examination)
1999-2005

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Member, Ophthalmology Specialty Committee (Region 4)
2012-2016
Member, Ophthalmology Examination Committee
1999-2005

CMPA Appointments

CEO Selection Committee
2019-2020
Executive Committee
2019-
Case Review Committee (Chair 2020 - )
2018-
Safe Medical Care Committee
2018-2019
Council
2018-