The PARIM Board of Directors consists of the Program Delegates, Director-at-Large and RDoC Representative below, as well as the Executive Committee. All programs are divided into groupings, with a Board representative responsible for each grouping. If you require assistance, or have an issue that you feel should be addressed by the Board, please don’t hesitate to contact the Board Member that represents your program.
Diagnostic Grouping: Dr. Mckenzie Russell, PGY 2, Anatomical Pathology
The Diagnostic Grouping comprises the following programs:
- Clinical Biochemistry
- Clinical Microbiology
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Medical Genetics
- Medical Microbiology
- Genetics & Genomic Diagnostics
- Nuclear Medicine
- Radiation Oncology
Dr. Russell can be reached at email@example.com.
Medicine Grouping: Dr. Dov Kagan, PGY 2, Internal Medicine & Dr. Pratik Shah, PGY 2, Internal Medicine
The Medicine Grouping comprises the following programs:
- Allergy and Immunology
- Clincial Health Psychology
- General Internal Medicine
- Infectious Diseases
- Internal Medicine
- Medical Oncology
- Palliative Care
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Peri-Operative Grouping: Dr. Kyle Oosterman, PGY 4, Obstetrics & Gynecology, & Dr. Danielle Stepnuk, PGY 3, Obstetrics & Gynecology
The Peri-Operative Grouping comprises the following programs:
- Cardiac Surgery
- Colorectal Surgery
- Critical Care
- Dental Internship
- Family Medicine – Anesthesia
- Family Medicine – Obstetrics
- General Surgery
- Gynecology Oncology
- Maternal/Fetal medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Pediatric Dentistry
- Plastic Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
Primary Care Grouping: Dr. Ka Yan Xu, PGY 2, Public Health & Preventive Medicine
The Primary Care Grouping comprises the following programs:
- Emergency Medicine
- Emergency Medicine – Pediatrics
- Family Medicine – Elderly
- Family Medicine – Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine – Palliative
- Family Medicine – Sports Medicine
- Family Medicine – Urban
- Public Health & Preventive Medicine
Dr. Xu can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remote, Rural, and Bilingual Grouping: Dr. Luis A. Castro, PGY 1, Family Medicine – Interlake Eastern
The Remote, Rural, and Bilingual Grouping comprises the following programs:
- All rural, remote and bilingual Family Medicine programs
Dr. Castro can be reached at email@example.com.
Regional Representative to Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC): Dr. Calvin Howard, PGY 3, Neurology
The Regional Representative represents and advocates for PARIM at the national level. For more information on the work done by RDoC, see their website: https://residentdoctors.ca/.
Dr. Howard can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director-at-Large: Dr. Matthew Thiessen, PGY 3, Internal Medicine
The Director-at-Large is Co-Chair of the Social and Wellness Committee. They are elected earlier than the rest of the Board so that they can take responsibility for the Social & Wellness Committee at the beginning of the academic year.
Dr. Thiessen can be reached at email@example.com.