Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Volunteer Governance Opportunity

February 23, 2021

Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Board of Directors, Resident Doctor representative

Deadline for Expression of Interest:  March 31, 2021

June 2021 – June 2023

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) is a national registered charity based in London, Ontario. The CMHF recognizes and celebrates Canadian heroes whose work has advanced health in Canada and around the world. We inspire the pursuit of careers in the health sciences through national outreach programs and the promotion of the stories of our Laureates.

We are seeking a Resident Doctor to serve on our Board of Directors for two years. The ideal candidate is interested in Canada’s rich medical history and in sharing those stories with other Canadians. Passionate about excellence in leadership in health, you are eager to bring the voice of Canada’s emerging health leaders to a board of tenured professionals from across the country. To ensure the best possible national representation and decision-making environment, importance will be given to diversity of board members in areas such as geographic location, ethnicity, race, culture, gender and areas of expertise and experience.

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) is responsible for ensuring that the organization is managed effectively, efficiently and lawfully. The Board fulfills these responsibilities by making policy, monitoring compliance, and ensuring accountability of the Executive Director and Board members for their actions (Board Member Terms of Reference available upon request).

Responsibilities: Resident Doctor Representative

  • Attend all Board meetings and come prepared having thoroughly reviewed the meeting package
  • Actively participate in Board discussion, decision making and in the future direction of the organization
  • Participate on a Board Committee
  • Anticipate opportunities to create CMHF awareness among Residents
  • Purchase a ticket to, and attend, the annual induction ceremony (travel expenses reimbursed)

Meetings

The Board meets four times per year: June 2021 (conference call), October (in person in London); January (conference call); April (in-person following the annual induction ceremony – Ottawa, ON 2022). Standard economy travel expenses to in-person meetings are reimbursed by the CMHF.

Term of Office

The term of office for the resident doctor representative is two years, non-renewable.

For more information, contact Deborah Ash | dash [at] cdnmedhall.ca