BOARD OF DIRECTORS

RDoC’s Board of Directors comprises resident doctors from each of the seven regions we represent, with one spot for each region allocated to the president of the corresponding provincial housestaff organization (PHO).

Updated June 2019

Dr. Emily Stewart

Dr. Emily Stewart

President

PGY-4 Emergency Medicine
University of British Columbia

Dr. Aarun Leekha

Dr. Aarun Leekha

Vice President

PGY-6 Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Memorial University

Dr. Seyara Shwetz

Dr. Seyara Shwetz

Board Chair & Corporate Secretary

PGY-4 Emergency Medicine
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Michael Arget

Dr. Michael Arget

Past President

PGY-4 Palliative Medicine
University of Ottawa

Dr. Jordyn Lerner

Dr. Jordyn Lerner

Treasurer

PGY-4 Public Health & Preventive Medicine (with Family Medicine)
University of Manitoba

Dr. Tehmina Ahmad

Dr. Tehmina Ahmad

Board Member

PGY-3 Internal Medicine
University of Toronto

Dr. Mowad Benguzzi

Dr. Mowad Benguzzi

Board Member

PGY-4 General Internal Medicine
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Michael Benusic

Dr. Michael Benusic

Board Member

PGY-5 Public Health & Preventive Medicine / Family Medicine
University of Toronto

Dr. Derek Chan

Dr. Derek Chan

Board Member

PGY-3 Family Medicine/Emergency Medicine
University of Alberta

Dr. Justin Cottrell

Dr. Justin Cottrell

Board Member

PGY-3 Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Toronto

Dr. Leo Fares

Dr. Leo Fares

Board Member

PGY-4 Anesthesiology
Dalhousie University

Dr. Esther Kim

Dr. Esther Kim

Board Member

PGY-2 Radiology
University of Manitoba

Dr. Anthea Lafreniere

Dr. Anthea Lafreniere

Board Member

PGY-4 Anatomical Pathology
University of Ottawa

Dr. Mike MacGillivary

Dr. Mike MacGillivary

Board Member

PGY-2 Dermatology
Dalhousie University

Dr. Nicholas Monfries

Dr. Nicholas Monfries

Board Member

PGY-4 Emergency Medicine
University of British Columbia

Dr. Bethany Ostrowerka

Dr. Bethany Ostrowerka

Board Member

PGY-5 Psychiatry
University of Alberta

Dr. Franco Rizzuti

Dr. Franco Rizzuti

Board Member

PGY-3 Public Health & Preventive Medicine
University of Calgary

Dr. Sarah Silverberg

Dr. Sarah Silverberg

Board Member

PGY-2 Pediatrics
University of British Columbia

Dr. Samantha Woodrow Mullett

Dr. Samantha Woodrow Mullett

Board Member

PGY-4 Pediatrics
Memorial University