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Regional Advisory Committee 3 Members

Ontario and Nunavut

Member of Council

Vivian McAlister, MB, FRCSC (London, ON)
Chair of Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) 3
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Dr. Vivian McAlister became a Fellow of the Royal College in 1990 after completing his postgraduate training in general surgery. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1979. After training in Family Medicine, he practiced in Saskatchewan where he competed certification of the Canadian College of Family Physicians. He is now a general surgeon with a special interest in HPB and transplant surgery in London, ON. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 2008, deploying several times to Afghanistan. He was elected to the Royal College Council in 2011. More


Jacques Abourbih, MDCM, FRCSC (Sudbury, ON)
Dr. Jacques Abourbih is an Associate professor of Surgery at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Ahmed Abdelhafith Ahmed, MD, FAAP, FRCPC (Ottawa, ON)
Dr. Ahmed Ahmed is a Pediatrician Director of Kanata Children's Clinic in Ottawa.

Shabbir Amanullah, MBBS, DPM, MD, MRCPsych, CCT (Geriatric Psychiatry), FRCPC
Dr. Shabbir Amanullah has recently joined Ontario’s Woodstock General Hospital, as Consultant Psychiatrist. He is the former Chief of Psychiatry in Prince Edward Island (PEI).

Vick Chahal, MD, FRCSC (Kitchener, ON)

Sari Herman, MD, FRCPC (Toronto, ON)
Dr. Sari Herman completed her specialty training in allergy and clinical immunology as well as the Master Teacher Program at the University of Toronto. She is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Roy Kirkpatrick, MD, FRCSC (Huntsville, ON)
Dr. Roy Kirkpatrick is a graduate of Queen’s University, followed by a one year internship in internal medicine at the University of Manitoba and a residency in general surgery at the University of Ottawa. Roy has been in practice in Huntsville, Ontario since 1987 and is an associate professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Angus MacIver, MD FRCSC, FACS (Stratford, ON)

Anna Rozenberg, MD, FRCPC (Brantford, ON)
Dr. Anna Rozenberg is an anesthesiologist and internist at the Brantford General Hospital. She trained at McMaster University graduating in 2011. Her interest lies in the issues of recent graduate unemployment and patient safety.

University representative

Khalid Azzam, MBBS, FACP (Hamilton, ON)
Dr. Khalid Azzam is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University. His specialty training is in internal medicine and his clinical practice is focused on general internal medicine and bariatric medicine. Dr. Azzam is also the Assistant Dean for Continuing Health Sciences Education at McMaster University and he is the Director of Simulation in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at McMaster.

CPD Educators

Suzan Schneeweiss, MD, FRCPC (Toronto, ON)
Dr. Suzan Schneeweiss is an Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Toronto and has been on staff as an emergency pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children since 1992. She is currently the Director for Continuing Education for the Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children and the Interim Director for the Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine. More

Amer Burhan, MD, FRCPC (London, ON)
Dr. Amer Burhan is a geriatric and neuropsychiatrist practicing in London Ontario. He is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario. More 

Vinita Bindlish, MD, FRCPC (Hamilton, ON)
Dr. Vinita Bindlish graduated from medical school at McMaster University in 1995. She completed her residency in otolaryngology head and neck surgery from the University of Toronto in June 2000. She has been practicing in Kitchener-Waterloo since July 2001. More

Craig Campbell, MD, FRCPC (Ottawa, ON)
Dr. Craig Campbell is Director, Continuing Professional Development, Office of Specialty Education at the Royal College. Dr. Campbell is also a specialist in internal medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Campbell leads the national Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. More

Ranjit Baboolal, MD, MRCP, FRCPC (Thunder Bay, ON)
Ranjit Baboolal is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Toronto and Northern Ontario School of Medicine. He is currently on staff at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. More

Contact us
Vivian McAlister, MB, FRCSC , Chair
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Kora McNulty, Administrative Coordinator, Membership Services  1-800-668-3740 ext. 173