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The Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators (CSME) and the Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment (CAPDA) are pleased to present the
Certification in Medicolegal Expertise (CMLE)


The purpose of the Certification in Medicolegal Expertise (CMLE) is to harmonize and improve quality standards for competent, independent practice as a medical expert in various domains of practice in Canada. The program assesses the minimal competencies necessary to practice as a medical legal expert. The certification program is intended to be complementary to national standards of competence within a specific health care specialty, and enhance the competent, ethical, and professional practice as a medicolegal expert. The CMLE is not intended to replace any existing College or Board regulatory functions, but rather to augment those processes. The vision for the CMLE is to be recognized as the standard of quality for medicolegal experts in Canada and beyond.

For current course dates, CLICK HERE.

The purpose of the program assessment is to evaluate the competence of a wide range of health care professionals in respect of relevant knowledge and judgment in the area of medicolegal evaluation. As part of this, several aspects of competencies need to be covered, including that of evidence-based knowledge and skills pertaining to a wide range of clinical scenarios, the application of core medicolegal reasoning principles and the ability to summarize this information in a constructive and clear manner for use by clinical and non-clinical
professionals alike.

Please see the CMLE Examination Regulations for further details around the curriculum outline and the examination structure.


Dr. Jeremy Frank, PhD., C.Psych, C-CAT(MB), Psychology (Program Chair)

Dr. Avi Orner, MD, MBA, CCFP, CIME, C-CAT (P), Family Medicine (Program Chair)
Dr. Konstantine K. Zakzanis, PhD.,C.Psych, C-CAT(MB), Neuropsychology (Program Chair) 

Dr. Arthur Ameis, BSC, MD, FRCPC, DABPMR, [SSC Pain Medicine], DESS CFE, C-CAT (P), Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Mr. David Bertschi, B.A., LL.B., Partner, Bertschi Orth Solicitors and Barristers LLP

Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, MD, Clinical Rheumatologist

Ms. Ranya Ghatas, B.Sc., B.Sc. Hon. OT, Reg. (Ont.), C-CAT (FO), Occupational Therapy 

Dr. Pravesh Jugnundan, MD. FCBOM. FCFP. FACOEM. CIME. DOH, Occupational Health 

Mr. Fabio Longo,Hon. B.A., MA., LL.B, Partner, Trianta Longo Personal Injury Lawyers 

Dr. Rhonda Nemeth, Ph.D., C.Psych., Psychology

Mr. Dennis Polygenis, B.Sc. Pt., MCPA, Registered Physiotherapist
Dr. Jessica Wong,
DC, MPH, FCCSC, Research Associate, UOIT-CMCC Centre for Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC)




  CMLE Exam
(includes review of sample reports)

CSME|CAPDA Member Non Member
  CSME|CAPDA Member  Non Member
Physicians & Psychologists

$850+$10.50 HST

$995+$129.35 HST

$295+$38.35 HST

$395.00+$51.35 HST
*Allied Health Clinicians

$750+$97.50 HST
= $847.50

$895+$116.35 HST
  $195+$25.35 HST
$295+$38.35 HST
* Allied Health Clinicians: Non-physician allied health professionals who actively engaged in the independent assessment of health and function as these relate to impairment and disability. Such as Chiropractors, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Kinesiologists, Registered Nurses etc. 
AMA Guides 4th -OR- 6th Edition                                                                      $275+$35.75 HST = $310.75
Independent Medical Examinations for Insurance and Legal Report                 $150+$19.50 HST = $169.50
Shipping                                                                                                            $ 15+$1.95 HST = $16.95
  Total Fee–includes (HST) BN#894035195

The CMLE Program committee has the right to cancel or change speakers, program content and date without prior notice, and assumes no liability for these changes.

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