2019 Canadian Certified Physician Executives


Dr. Mark Bayley

Physiatrist in Chief & Program Medical Director, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network/ Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


Dr. Jeff Blackmer

Vice President, International Health, Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, ON




Dr. Kevin Chan

Clinical Chief of Children’s Health, Eastern Health/ Division Head, Emergency Medicine, Janeway Children’s Hospital/ Chair, Pediatrics, Memorial University of Newfoundland/ President, Emergency Medicine, Canadian Paediatric Society, St. John’s, NL


Dr. Sarah Cook

Territorial Medical Director, Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

Yellowknife, NT



Dr. Sarah A. Hall

Deputy Chief, Section of Hospital Pediatrics, Alberta Children’s Hospital/ Clinical Associate Professor, University of Calgary/ Board of Directors, Alberta Medical Association, Calgary, AB


Dr. Rashaad Hansia

Physician Dyad Leader, Urban Primary Health Care, Regina, Saskatchewan Health Authority/ Medical Director and Clinical Lead, Meadow Primary Health Care Centre, Regina, SK


Dr. Kara Laing

Chair and Associate Professor, Discipline of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland/ Chair, Medical Advisory Committee, Eastern Health,St. John’s, NL


Dr. Gerald Lazarenko

Senior Medical Director, Pharmacy, Alberta Health Services/ Medical Director, Provincial Emergency Medical Services Portfolio, AHS

Calgary, AB


Dr. Charlene Lui

Board Chair, Burnaby Division of Family Practice/ Co-Chair, Collaborative Services Committee, Burnaby Primary Care Network Steering Committee

Burnaby, BC


Dr. Jean Maskey

Lead Facilitator/Negotiator, VESTED Hospitalist Team and Governance Team, Department of Hospital Medicine, Island Health/ Board Member, Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine, Victoria, BC

Recognizing Physician Leadership —
A credential that will set you apart


The Canadian Certified Physician Executive (CCPE) designation is administered and governed jointly by Joule™, a CMA company, and the Canadian Society of Physician Leaders. The CCPE credential is the first nationally recognized, standards-based peer assessment for physicians in leadership.


CCPE is a valuable credential that can:


• Identify you as a physician leader

• Enhance your career options and position you for leadership roles

• Connect you with the physician leadership community

• Identify and encourage physicians interested in leading change in the health care system


To find out how to qualify or recertify, visit or contact the CCPE Secretariat at



Dr. Alex D. Mitchell

Senior Medical Director, QEII New Generation Project, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Porters Lake, NS




Dr. Louise Moist

Professor, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatics, Associate Chair, Division of Nephrology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry


Dr. David Neilipovitz

Chair & Head, Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital/ Critical Care Physician Lead, Champlain LHIN

Ottawa, ON



Dr. Paul Preston

Vice President, Clinical, North East Local Health Integration Network

Rutherglen, ON




Dr. Nadia Salvaterra

North Area Medical Director, Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority

Inuvik, NT



Dr. Sanjay Siddhartha

Chief of Psychiatry, Miramichi Regional Hospital/ Chair, Board of Directors, New Brunswick Psychiatric Association/ Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Miramichi, NB


Dr. John M. Tallon

Vice President, Clinical and Medical Programs, BC Emergency Health Services; Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC


Dr. Alewyn Vorster

Immediate Past President, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba/ Audit and Finance Committee, FMRAC, Winnipeg, MB