Coalition for Physician ENHANCEMENT

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About CPE

The Coalition for Physician Enhancement (CPE) is a consortium of professionals with expertise in quality assurance; medical education; and the assessment, licensing, and accreditation of referred physicians seeking higher levels of performance in patient care.

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CPE Membership Renewals for 2022

Renewal notices have been sent to individual members - renewal due by 01 January 2022.

Organizational members - renewal application information is forthcoming

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CPE offers two Categories of Membership (General/Individual and Organizational).

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Board Of Directors


Elizabeth Grace, MD FAAFP

Dr. Grace is a board-certified family physician and the Medical Director of CPEP, the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians, a not-for-profit physician assessment and education center.


Marcia Lammando


Ms. Lammando, RN, BSN, MHSA developed the initial concept of LifeGuard®  a clinical skills assessment and remediation program in 2008 at the direction of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.  She has served since February 2011 as the Program Director.


Mark Staz, MA

Mark Staz is Director of CPD at the FSMB where he is responsible for organizational initiatives related to CPD, as well as supporting the FSMB’s work in Ethics and Professionalism.

Mark Bellefontaine

Mark Bellefontaine is the Assessor Liaison in the Investigations and Resolutions Department at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.


Francois Goulet 


Dr. Goulet is certified in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. He also has a Master's degree in Health Education from Laval University.

Gisèle Bourgeois-Law MD, PhD
Board Member

Gisèle Bourgeois-Law is a retired OB-GYN and a past director of the Clinician Assessment and Professional Enhancement (CAPE) program at the University of Manitoba. She recently completed her PhD on physician remediation.

Nicole Kain RN, BNSc, MPA, PhD
Board Member

Dr. Nicole (Nikki) Kain is the Program Manager of the Research & Evaluation Unit at the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta, the Medical Regulatory Authority in Alberta, Canada.

Nielufar Varjavand, MD
Board Member

Nielufar Varjavand is a board-certified general internal medicine practitioner. She is also a Professor of Medicine and Program Director of the Physician Reentry/Refresher Program at Drexel University College of Medicine. 


Jodie Butler Markey, MPA
Executive Staff Officer

Jodie Butler Markey is the Executive Staff Officer for CPE. She has over a decade of experience in association management and holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kentucky. 

Glenn Blind, CMP
Meeting and Events Planner

Glenn Blind brings over twenty years of experience in the meeting and events arena focusing on hospitality, logistics and meeting management. Glenn has achieved his Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation, which is a mark of excellence in comprehensive events management and recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the events industry.

Stephanie Thompson

Stephanie Thompson brings sixteen years of association management experience, with a focus on items that require attention to detail and precision. Stephanie will manage membership and website functions for CPE.





Julie Winsor

Julie Winsor has over two decades of experience in financial and human resources management. She will utilize her management expertise to manage the administrative functions for CPE.

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