About us

Where we've been and where we're going

Our leadership team

Gail Paech


BSN, MScN

Anne Avery


CMP

Jocelyn Bennett


RN, MScN

Brian Hodges


MD, PhD, FRCPC

Rachel Holden


Stakeholder Liaison

Our board of directors

Nick Busing


Nick Busing, a retired family doctor, has spent much of his career focused on the future of medical education in Canada.

Bonnie Adamson


Bonnie is a consultant with a wealth of experience, including as President and CEO of London Health Sciences Centre, President, and CEO at North York General, and President and CEO of the Huron Perth Hospitals Partnership.

Jaron Chong


Jaron Chong is an Assistant Professor and Department of Medical Imaging Undergraduate Medical Education Director at Western University.

Will Falk


Will Falk has spent over 25 years as an international strategist, advising top academic centres, governments, and innovative companies in healthcare.

Michael Green


Michael Green is the Brian Hennen Chair and Head of the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University.

Vanessa Gruben


Vanessa is Vice Dean of the English Common Law Program, Associate Professor and a member of the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics at the University of Ottawa.

Shelley McKellar


Shelley McKellar is the Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and Professor of History in the Faculty of Social Science at Western University.

William McDonnell


William (Bill) McDonnell brings a strong 40-year business background in the Employee Benefits Industry in Canada to his role as Chair of the AMS Finance and Risk Committee (FAR) and member of the AMS Board.

Gillian Strudwick


Gillian Strudwick is an Independent Scientist, and Interim Chief Nurse Executive at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Sarita Verma


AMS Board Member, Sarita Verma, is the Dean, President and CEO, of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM).

Kumanan Wilson


Kumanan is a specialist in General Internal Medicine at the Ottawa Hospital, a Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and a Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.

Robert Zed


Robert Zed’s extensive experience as a former hospital Vice President and a board member on various foundations and associations, make his pan-Canadian perspective on healthcare unmatched.