The College of Family Physicians of Canada is a national voluntary organization of family physicians that makes continuing medical education of its members mandatory. The College strives to improve the health of Canadians by promoting high standards of medical education and care in family practice, by contributing to public understanding of healthful living, by supporting ready access to family physician services, and by encouraging research and disseminating knowledge about family medicine.

NSCFP Board of Directors 2018-2020


Dr. Natasha Deshwal

Dr. Sarah Bradley

Dr. Peter Brennan
Past President
Dr. Susan Malloy, Past President
Dr. Tim Woodford
Honourary Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Leisha Hawker



Dr. Katherine Stringer Head of the Dalhousie University Department of Family Medicine
Dr. Sepideh Behroozan International Medical Graduate Representative
Dr. David Gass External Relations Representative
Ms. Jeana MacLeod Dalhousie Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Chair
Dr. Mary Gorman DoctorsNS Council of Family Doctors Section Chair
Dr. Aaron Stroud First Five Years in Family Practice (FFYFP) Representative
Dr. Colin Boyd Resident Representative
Dr. Roop Conyers Rural Representative

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