Dr. Carmel Overli-Domes has recently joined the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan as a Senior Medical Advisor. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry with Great Distinction from the University of Regina, her MD with Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan, and completed her family medicine residency in Regina through the University of Saskatchewan. She has CCFP and FCFP designations. In addition to her years of clinical experience as a locum family physician, she has a considerable background in medical regulation. Dr. Overli-Domes has achieved Certificates in Investigations, Physician Leadership, Health Law, and Quality and Safety. Her prior experience also includes working as a Preliminary Inquiry Committee Chairperson (CPSS), Co-Vice Chairperson for the Joint Medical Professional Review Committee, and Senior Medical Advisor in the Department of Professional Conduct with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Her vision is to lead with integrity, fairness, and professionalism. She has an interest in process improvement and intends to deliver regulatory excellence.
Dr. Overli-Domes replaces Dr. Heather Halldorson, who left her position with the Quality of Care team at the end of April 2022. On behalf of the CPSS, we would like to welcome Dr. Overli-Domes and thank Dr. Halldorson for her years of service as Senior Medical Advisor and wish her well in her future endeavours.
Photo (left): Dr. Carmel Overli-Domes, BSc, MD, CCFP, FFCFP