Biography

  1. University of Cape Town, MBChB 1982
  2. College of Medicine of South Africa – DASA [Diploma in Anesthesia] 1985
  3. General Medical Council, London UK -Overseas List- 1986-2014
  4. Commenced practice in District 3 -1992
  5. Specialty – GP Anesthesia/Diving Medicine/Aviation Medicine

Relevant Experience:

Current

  1. Chair of General Assembly, BCMA 2012-2013
  2. BCMA Executive Committee 2012-2013
  3. Honorary Secretary Treasurer, Vancouver Medical Association – 2012-2013
  4. Council on Health Economics and Policy (CHEP) – 2012-2013
  5. Honorary Secretary Treasurer, BC Medical Foundation – 2012-2013
  6. BCMA PSP Physician Champion, Adult and Youth Mental Health 2009-2013
  7. St Paul’s Hospital Shared Care Committee 2012-2014
  8. Vancouver Division of Family Practice IT Committee 2010-2014

Previous

  1. Delegate, Canadian Medical Association General Council (2010-2013)
  2. Director, BCMA Board (Delegate, District 3) 2009-2011
  3. Director and Vice Chair, Vancouver Division of Family Practice 2010-2011
  4. Graduate, SFU’s, GPSC Leadership and Management Development Program 2011
  5. Creston Valley Hospital
    • Head, Department of Anesthesia 1990-1992
    • Secretary, Medical Advisory Committee 1991-1992
  6. St Vincent’s Hospital Medical QA Committee 1992-2002
  7. Clinical Examiner, Medical Council of Canada – LMCC 2005-2009
  8. UBC Medical Faculty Rural Family Practice Residency Program – Preceptor 1990 to 1992

Distinctions:

  1. Pro Patria Medal – Operational Military Service Namibia/South West Africa,1985
  2. Awarded Life Fellowship Leo Marquard Hall, University of Cape Town, 1982

Memberships:

  1. Cape Town Club
  2. College of Medicine of South Africa
  3. Jericho Sailing Club
  4. Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Officers Mess,  Associate Member

Other Interests:
Windsurfing / Kite Boarding / Flying / Scuba Diving/ Skiing / Fishing / Snowboarding / Sailing with daughters aged 7 and 9 now taking precedence in my recreational activities.

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