Physicians and medical learners interested in serving on the Policy and Health Issues Committee must:
- Be member of Doctors Nova Scotia
- Be able to commit to a two or three-year term
- Possess general knowledge and/or interest in health-care issues
A member-at-large is any member with the right to hold an office (full members, retired members, members on leave, clinical assistants), as outlined in Section 1 of the Rules & Regulations. A medical learner is a student or resident member.
Serving on the Policy and Health Issues Committee requires:
- Two- to three-hour meetings four or five times per year
- Two hours of preparation time to read meeting materials
Expression of interest
Doctors Nova Scotia members interested in serving on the Policy & Health Issues Committee can submit an Expression of Interest form.
The application period for the 2023 vacancies has now closed, however members can submit an Expression of Interest at any time and it will be kept on file for two years.
|Policy & Health Issues Committee Membership|
|Member||Term||Date elected/appointed||Term ending|
|Abraham Rudnick, co-chair||2nd||June 2023||June 2024|
|Ryan Sommers, co-chair||2nd||June 2023||June 2025|
|Christine Dipchand||2nd||June 2023||June 2026|
|Stephanie Connidis||1st||June 2022||June 2025|
|Caitlin Lees||2nd||June 2022||June 2025|
|Tania Sullivan||2nd||June 2021||June 2024|
|Ashley Miller||2nd||June 2021||June 2024|
|Amanda MacDonald (Board representative)||2nd||June 2021||June 2024|
|Muna Chowdhury||1st||June 2022||June 2025|
|Alex Whynot||1st||June 2022||June 2025|
|Bright Huo (medical learner)||1st||October 2021||June 2024|
|Jayani Abeysekera||1st||June 2023||June 2026|
Each member can serve a maximum of two consecutive three-year terms. If the incumbent wants to re-offer for a second term, the appointment must be recommended by the committee and approved by the Board of Directors.