Dr. Alana Flexman MD MBA (c) FRCPC is a Clinical Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. She practices at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC where she is the Director of Research. Dr. Flexman is a clinical researcher with an active research program in perioperative brain health and equity, diversity, and inclusion. Dr. Flexman is an advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion in other roles such as the Associate Editor for EDI at the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, as a member of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Dr. Flexman is currently completing a Master’s of Business Administration in Health Care and the Life Sciences at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, and will apply these skills to advancing equity in medicine.