Board of Directors

Executive:

Dr. Melanie Bechard, Chair
Director | Member at Large | @bechardmel
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Hasan Sheikh, Executive Vice Chair
Director | Ontario | @HasanMSheikh
Toronto, Ontario 

Dr. David Howe, Treasurer
Director | Atlantic 
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

Dr. Bernard Ho, Vice Chair, Communications
Director | Residents | @bernarddho
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Jarol Boan, Vice Chair, Fundraising & Membership
Director | Central
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine
Regina, Saskatchewan

Dr. Thara Kumar, Executive Member-at-Large
Director | Central |  @Thara_J_Kumar
Emergency Room Physician
Red Deer, Alberta

Dr. Danyaal Raza, Past Chair
@DanyaalRaza
Department of Family and Community Medicine, 
University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

Complete List of Directors:

Atlantic Canada (3 positions)

Dr. David Howe, Treasurer
Director | Atlantic 
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi
Director | Atlantic | @OgunyemiMD 
St. John's, Newfoundland

1 Vacancy

Ontario (3 positions)

Dr. Nili Kaplan-Myrth
Director | Ontario | @nilikm
Family Medicine
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Joel Lexchin
Director | Ontario
Emergency Room Physician
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Hasan Sheikh, Executive Vice Chair
Emergency Room Physician
Director | Ontario |
@HasanMSheikh
Toronto, Ontario 

Central Canada (3 positions)

Dr. Jarol Boan
Director | Central
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine
Regina, Saskatchewan

Dr. Terry Wuerz
Director | Central | @TerryWuerz
Adult Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Dr. Thara Kumar
Director | Central |  @Thara_J_Kumar
Emergency Room Physician
Red Deer, Alberta

Territories (1 position)

Vacant

Western (3 positions)

Dr. Richard Klasa
Director | Western
MDCM, FRCPC
BC Cancer Agency and BC Cancer Research Centre
Clinical Professor of Medicine at UBC (Retired)
Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Vacancies

Students (2 positions)

Andriy Katyukha
Director | Students | @AKatyukha
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario

Devon Wilton
Director | Students | @DevonWilton
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Residents (2 positions)

Dr. Yipeng Ge
Director | Residents | @yipengGe
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Bernard Ho, Vice Chair, Communications
Director | Residents | @bernarddho
Ottawa, Ontario

Members-at-Large (3 positions)

Dr. Amit Arya
Director | Member at Large | @AmitAryaMD
Palliative Care Physician
North York General Hospital

Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Jasmine Gite
Director | Member at Large | @JasmineGite
Hamilton, Ontario

Dr. Melanie Bechard, Chair
Director | Member at Large | @bechardmel
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario