Dr. Alana Flexman as the inaugural Vice-Chair EDI

It is my pleasure to announce that the inaugural UBC Department APT Vice-Chair EDI is Dr. Alana Flexman.

Dr. Flexman is a Clinical Associate Professor in the department, working clinically at St. Paul’s Hospital/Providence Healthcare, where she is also the Director of Research. Dr. Flexman is currently completing an Executive MBA in Healthcare. She is the Associate Editor EDI with the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, and the Vice-President of Education and Scientific Affairs for the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesia and Critical Care (SNACC).

Dr. Flexman will start this new role by pulling together the (new) UBC Department committee of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI).

Congratulations Dr. Flexman, we look forward to working with you in this role.

Thank-you to those of you who helped with the selection process.