CAGS Executive Committee

  • President- Dr. David Urbach
  • President Elect – Dr. Paola Fata
  • President Elect Secundus – Dr. Mark Walsh
  • Past President – Dr. Morad Hameed
  • Secretary-Treasurer – Dr. Sean Cleary

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CAGS Committee Chairs

  • Clinical Practice Committee – Dr. Shahzeer Karmali, Dr. Noah Switzer
  • Continuing Professional Development Committee – Dr. Shiva Jayaraman
  • Nominating Committee – Dr. Morad Hameed
  • Membership Committee – Dr. Neil Parry
  • Postgraduate Education Committee – Dr. Adam Meneghetti
  • Program Committee – Dr. Jim Ellsmere and Dr. Shahzeer Karmali
  • Research Committee – Dr. Alice Wei
  • Residents’ Committee – Co-chairs: Dr. Stephanie Lim & Dr. Wanda Marine
  • Exam Committee – Dr. Paola Fata and Dr. Brock Vair
  • Professionalism Committee – Dr. Samuel Bugis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery  (MIS) Committee – Dr. Shahzeer Karmali
  • Acute Care Surgery Committee – Dr. Sandy Widder
  • Global Surgery Committee – Dr. Vanessa Fawcett

Representatives of the Provinces

  • British Columbia/Yukon – Dr. Stephen Hiscock
  • Alberta/NWT – Dr. Mark Evans
  • Saskatchewan – Dr. Michael Harington
  • Manitoba – Dr. Brent Zabolotny
  • Ontario – Dr. Christopher Vinden
  • Québec – Dr. Julie Tousignant
  • New Brunswick – Dr. Patrick McCrea
  • Nova Scotia – Dr. Phil Smith
  • Newfoundland & Labrador – Dr. Peggy Tuttle
  • Prince Edward Island – Dr. Patrick McRea