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  • 21 Oct 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Live-Stream Webinar


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ODA & RCDSO Night – Thursday, October 21, 2021

Category 3 – 2 CE Points

Speakers: RCDSO Registrar & CEO, Mr. Dan Faulkner and ODA President, Dr. Charles Frank 

ODA and RCDSO updates followed by questions and answers.


6:00 - 6:30 pm Networking

6:30 – 6:45 pm Announcements (Dr. Mike Vrbensky)

6:45 – 7:15 pm ODA updates (Dr. Charles Frank)

7:15 – 7:30 pm Q&A 

7:30 – 8:15 pm RCDSO updates (Mr. Dan Faulkner)

8:15 – 8:30 pm Q&A 

Daniel Faulkner HBSc, MBA

Registrar & CEO, Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario

Daniel is a recognized regulatory leader with over 25 years of experience in health care and professional regulation. He graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Western University, and earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Services Management from McMaster University.

Daniel spent a large portion of his career with one of Canada’s largest regulatory authorities, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). During his tenure at the CPSO, he held several senior leadership roles including Director of Quality Management, Deputy Registrar and Interim CEO & Registrar.

In addition to formal regulatory work, Daniel founded Lakeview Regulatory Consultants, advising regulators and related organizations on a wide variety of complex governance, strategy, and program-related challenges. Daniel’s career spans all aspects of regulatory program oversight including practice-based assessments, quality improvement, national licensure and professional mobility, and practical risked-based solutions informed by evidence.

He recently Co-Chaired the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s Working Group which completed the first Ontario performance measurement framework for health professional Colleges.

As the Registrar and CEO of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Dan is committed to regulatory excellence that is informed by data and evidence, proportional to risk of harm, and accountable and transparent to the public and stakeholders.

Dr. Charles Frank, ODA President

Dr. Charles Frank lives in Tecumseh and is a general practitioner in Windsor, Ont. He is also on staff at Hôtel- Dieu Grace Hospital in Windsor and Windsor Regional Hospital.

After graduating from the University of Western Ontario in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science, Dr. Frank was accepted into the Faculty of Dentistry at Western and graduated in 1985. Dr. Frank is a Past-President of the Essex County Dental Society and received the ODA Community Service Award in 2005. At the ODA,

Dr. Frank served on the Membership Services and Programs Committee, Economics Committee and Corporatization Task Force. He currently serves on the Governance and Nominating Committee. Dr. Frank has acted as a Political Contact Dentist for the Southwestern Ontario region since 1992.

Dr. Frank has been a Board member since 2014.

There will also be a Q&A session. In order to be better prepared  to answer questions important to the HPDA members , please forward your questions in advance to info@hpda.ca. The deadline to submit questions is Friday, October 15,2021

Questions will also be accepted at the meeting.


Thank you to our Sponsors!



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HPDA Line Officers

President Dr. Michael Vrbensky
Vice PresidentDr. William Rodriguez
Past President Dr. Navreet Sidhu
Acting Treasurer Dr. Ihab Kodsi
Acting Secretary Dr. Terinder (Ruby) Chahal

Contact Information

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Toll-Free 1-855-791-7934
Email info@hpda.ca
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