Board of Directors

The PARIM Board of Directors 2020-2021 consists of the elected delegates below as well as the Executive Committee.  The Board members are elected at the start of each new year of residency. The Board meets four to six times a year. General Members are welcome to attend as non-voting members.

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!

PARIM Board of Directors 2020-2021

Dr. Lerly Luo, PGY 2, Combined Public Health and Preventive Medicine/Family Medicine

Primary Care Grouping: Dr. Lerly Luo

  • 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. Benjamin Arenson, PGY 4, General Internal Medicine
Dr. Rachel Bethune, PGY 1, Pediatrics

Medicine Grouping: Drs Benjamin Arenson and Rachel Bethune

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Cardiology
  • CIP
  • Clincial Health Psychology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry
  • Respirology
  • Rheumatology
Dr. Andrew Ajisebutu, PGY 2, Neurosurgery
Dr. Mathieu Bourrier, PGY 3, Anesthesia

Peri-Operative Grouping: Drs Andrew Ajisebutu and Mathieu Bourrier

  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Dental Internship
  • Family Medicine – Anesthesia
  • Family Medicine – Obstetrics
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecology Oncology
  • Maternal/Fetal medicine
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
Dr. Rana Chakrabarti, PGY 2, Pathology

Diagnostic Grouping: Dr. Rana Chakrabarti

  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Medical Genetics
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Radiation Oncology
Dr. Melissa Bulloch, PGY 2, FM Rural – Boundary Trails

Remote, Rural, and Bilingual Grouping: Dr. Melissa Bulloch

All Rural, Remote, and Bilingual Family Medicine Programs

Dr. Esther Kim, PGY 3, Diagnostic Radiology

Regional Representative to Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC): Dr. Esther Kim

The Regional Representative represents and advocates for PARIM at the national level. For more information on the work done by RDoC, see their website:

Dr. Neelan Sriranjan, PGY 3, Internal Medicine or

Director-at-Large: Dr. Neelan Sriranjan

The Director-at-Large is 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.