About us

Where we've been and where we're going

Our leadership team

Helen Angus

B.A., MScPl

Anne Avery


Jocelyn Bennett


Brian Hodges


Laura Desveaux


Our board of directors

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.

Shoghig (Sho) Kulidjian

Sho, with her 30 years in the financial sector, currently leads the institutional business at Trez Capital.

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.

Lisa Richardson

Lisa Richardson is the Associate Dean, Inclusion & Diversity at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine.

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.