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.

2022-2023 Board of Directors

Dr. Jan Christilaw MHSc’03 President
Dr. Hamed Umedaly BSc’81, MD’86 Past President
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. Cheryl Holmes MD’84 Vice President, Southern Medical Program
Dr. Sarah Courtice MD’14 Vice President, Vancouver Medical Program
Dr. Charlene Lui MD’94 Director, Fraser Medical Program
Dr. Richard Alexander MD’14 Director, Island Medical Program
Dr. Maryam Eslami MD’18 Director, Vancouver Medical Program
Dr. Devon Mitchell BSc’16, MD’20 Director, Vancouver Medical Program
Dr. David Chercover BSc’74, MD’78 Director, MD Admissions Subcommittee
Dr. Mike Allard BSc’78, MD’81 UBC Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Designate
Dr. Soma Dalai MD’20 Ex-Officio, Residents Representative
Alvin Qiu Ex-Officio, Medical Students Representative
Dr. Penny Ballem MD’78 Ex-Officio, Advisor
Dr. Arun Garg MD’77 Ex-Officio, Advisor
Dr. Beverley Tamboline BA’53, MD’60 Ex-Officio, Advisor
Katie Baillie Ex-Officio, non-voting, Island Medical Program Site Lead
Victoria Rea Ex-Officio, non-voting, Northern Medical Program Site Lead
Tushar Dave BSc-O’19 Ex-Officio, non-voting, Southern Medical Program Site Lead