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  • Dr. Chris Simpson Elected as the CMA Representative to the World Medical Association.

    Published Tue Dec 13th 2016

    The Department of Medicine is proud to announce that Dr. Chris Simpson has been elected as the CMA representative to the World Medical Association.

    Dr. Simpson is a member of the Division of Cardiology within the Department of Medicine, as well as the newly appointment Vice-Dean Clinical for the School of Medicine and Medical Director of SEAMO.

     

     Dr. Simpson was selected by the CMA Board to serve as their representative to the World Medical Association in an observer capacity for 2 years (2017-2019) en route to becoming the official representative from 2019-2021.

    The World Medical Association represents physicians worldwide, and since its establishment in 1947 the association has grown to 112 national medical associations and includes more that 10 million physicians. Their goal is to serve humanity by endeavoring to achieve the highest international standards in Medical Education, Medical Science, Medical Art and Medical Ethics and Health care for all people in the world.

    Dr. Simpson is looking forward to participating on the international stage, particularly on issues related to the medical care in war-torn areas of the world, refugee health, and developing a shared professionalism to support progressive social issues like food security and poverty reduction.

    Congratulations to Dr. Simpson on this exciting opportunity!