Board of Directors

The UBC Medical Alumni Association Board of Directors are a group of committed alumni working to foster engagement among alumni and support medical students through events, fundraising, and mentorship. Directors are elected to 2-year terms with eligibility to serve additional terms and regularly attend meetings, reunions, and other special events.

If you are interested in joining the Board of Directors, please contact us.

2020-2021 Board of Directors

Dr. Hamed Umedaly BSc’81, MD’86 President
Dr. Mike Allard BSc’78, MD’81 Past President and Dean’s Designate
Dr. Jan Christilaw MHSc’03 President Elect
Dr. James Boyle BSc’74, MD’78 Treasurer
Dr. John Edworthy BSc’74, MD’77 Vice President, Fraser Medical Program
Dr. Sara Waters MD’09 IMP Vice President, Island Medical Program
Dr. Tom Kinahan BSc’82, MD’84 Vice President, Southern Medical Program
Dr. Maryam Zeineddin MD’03 Vice President, Vancouver Medical Program
Dr. Richard Alexander MD’14 Director, Island Medical Program
Dr. Bryan Chow MD’14 Director, Vancouver Medical Program
Dr. Maryam Eslami MD’18 Director, Vancouver Medical Program
Dr. David Chercover BSc’74, MD’78 Director, MD Admissions Subcommittee
Dr. Daphne Lu BSc’14, MD’18 Ex-Officio, President, Resident Doctors of BC
Billy Zhao BSc’17 Ex-Officio, President, UBC Medical Undergraduate Society
Dr. Beverley Tamboline BA’53, MD’60 Ex-Officio, Newsletter Editor
Dr. Penny Ballem MD’78 Ex-Officio, Advisor
Dr. Arun Garg MD’77 Ex-Officio, Advisor
Dr. David Hardwick MD’57, LLD’01 Ex-Officio, Advisor
Rhea Ashmead Ex-Officio, non-voting, Island Medical Program Site Lead
Paige Murphy Ex-Officio, non-voting, Northern Medical Program Site Lead
Lauren Hughes BSc-O’16 Ex-Officio, non-voting, Southern Medical Program Site Lead