Physician Agreement Management Group

Physician Agreement Management Group

The Physician Agreement Management Group (PAMG) oversees the management of the contract.

The PAMG is a joint governance committee, comprised of representatives from Doctors Nova Scotia and the Department of Health and Wellness. It operates under the governance guidelines outlined in Schedule D of the 2015 Physician Agreement. 


Physicians interested in serving on PAMG must:

  • Be a practising Nova Scotia physician
  • Understand the mandate and objectives of the PAMG
  • Be able to represent the interests of all Doctors Nova Scotia members
  • Be willing to work collaboratively with the Department of Health and Wellness and Nova Scotia Health

Time commitment  

Serving on the PAMG requires:

  • Four meetings per year (full morning or afternoon)
  • Four Doctors Nova Scotia PAMG meeting preparation teleconferences a year (one hour in duration)
  • Occasional additional meetings and/or teleconferences upon request when specific issues need to be addressed

Expression of interest

Doctors Nova Scotia members interested in serving on the PAMG can submit an Expression of Interest form.

Physician Agreement Management Group Membership
Member Date elected/appointed
Michelle Dow January 2018
Kathy Gallagher February 2021
Brian Moses February 2021


Jessica Moore
Compensation manager, Physician Agreement and Fee Schedule