2013 Canadian Certified Physician Executives

Dr. Nahid AZAD

Full Professor of Medicine,

University of Ottawa, and

Past President of the Federation

of Medical Women of Canada

Ottawa, Ont.

Dr. John (Jack) Michael


Medical Director, Mental Health Programs, St. Joseph’s Care

Group, and Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Thunder Bay, Ont.

Dr. Charmaine ROYE

Immediate Past Chief of Medical Staff, Brant Community Healthcare System, and CMA

Director, Professional Affairs

and Strategic Health Alliances

Ottawa, Ont.

Dr. Marilyn BAETZ

Professor and Unified Head,

Department of Psychiatry,

University of Saskatchewan and Saskatoon Health Region

Saskatoon, Sask.


Vice-President, Medicine,

Annapolis Valley Health, and

Assistant Professor, Dalhousie

Medical School

Kentville, NS

Dr. Abraham (Rami) RUDNICK

Medical Director, Mental Health and Substance Use Services, Vancouver Island Health Authority and Associate Professor,

Department of Psychiatry,

University of British Columbia

Victoria, BC

Dr. Davy CHENG

Distinguished University Professor

and Chair, Department of

Anesthesia and Perioperative

Medicine, Western University,

and Anesthesiologist-in-Chief,

London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care

London, Ont.


Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry,University of Alberta, and Senior

Medical Director, Emergency

Operational Clinical Network,

Alberta Health Services

Edmonton, Alta.

Dr. Richard SEELEY

Chiefs, Departments of Complex

Care and Aging and Palliative

Care, St. Peter’s Hospital Site,

Hamilton Health Services Centre

Hamilton, Ont.

Dr. Frank DICKE

Chief, Division of Cardiology,

Alberta Children’s Hospital

and Director, Pediatric Heart

Transplant Clinic

Calgary, Alta.

Dr. Rachel KASSNER

Chair of the Board, and

Immediate Past President,

Medical Society of Prince Edward Island, and General Practitioner

Charlottetown, PEI

Dr. Margaret STEELE

Vice-dean, Hospital and

Interfaculty Relations, and

Professor, Departments of

Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University

London, Ont.

Dr. Arbind DUBEY

Radiation Oncologist,

Allan Blair Cancer Centre,

and Clinical Associate Professor,

Division of Oncology,

University of Saskatchewan

Regina, Sask.

Dr. Rashmi KOUL

Radiation Oncologist,

Allan Blair Cancer Centre,

and Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Oncology, University of Saskatchewan

Regina, Sask.

Dr. Wadea TARHUNi

President and CEO, Windsor

Cardiac Centre, Clinical

Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine,

Clinical Associate Schulich Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Program

Windsor, Ont.


Professor of Epidemiology,

University of Alberta; Emergency and Preventive Medicine Physician; Immediate Past

President, Royal College of

Physicians and Surgeons

of Canada; President-elect,

Canadian Medical Association

Sherwood Park, Alta.

Dr. Trevor LEE

Associate Head, Clinical Operations and Medical Director, Equipment

and Drug Supply and Acquisition, University of Manitoba and WRHA

Anesthesia Program, and Site

Medical Manager,Department of Anaesthesia, St. Boniface Hospital

Winnipeg, Man.

Dr. Laura TATE

Assistant Professor,

University of Toronto,

and Immediate Past Chief of

Surgery/Co-Program Medical

Director Surgical Services,

Toronto East General Hospital

Toronto, Ont.

Dr. randall FRIESEN

Chief, Division of General

Surgery, Prince Albert Parkland Health Region (PAPHR) and Surgical Director,

ESS Residency Program,

University of Saskatchewan

Prince Albert, Sask.


President and CEO, ORNGE,

and Immediate Past Chief

Coroner for Ontario/General

Inspector of Anatomy

Kingston, Ont.


Vice-President Medical Services, Southern Health-Santé Sud

Steinbach, Man.

Dr. Mamta GAUTAM

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa, and Founding President and CEO


Ottawa, Ont.

Dr. David PRICE

Division Chief, Pediatric Surgery, Dr. Charles A. Janeway Child Health Centre, and Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery,

Pediatrics, Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John’s, NL

Dr. Michael TREW

Senior Medical Director,

Addiction and Mental Health,

Strategic Clinical Network,

Alberta Health Services, and

Clinical Associate Professor,

Department of Psychiatry,

Faculty of Medicine,

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alta.

Dr. Richard GIBSON

Chief, District Department

of Family Practice, Capital

Health District, Halifax, and

Community-based Family

Physician, Dartmouth

Dartmouth, NS

Dr. Nicole RACETTE

Clinical Assistant Professor

and Head, Division of

General Gynecology

and Obstetrics, University

of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC

Dr. Michelle WELSFORD

Regional Medical Director,

Hamilton Health Sciences

Centre for Paramedic Education

and Research, and Associate

Professor, Division of Emergency

Medicine, Department of

Medicine, McMaster University

Hamilton, Ont.


Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Interim Senior Medical Director, Acute Perinatal Services, BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre

Vancouver, BC


Senior Medical Officer,

Cypress Health Region

Swift Current, Sask.