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Dr. Avik Nath

Dr. Avik Nath
MD

Director-at-Large
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Avik Nath received his medical degree from the University of Ottawa in 2004 and was awarded Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 2006, and a Certificate of Added Competence in Emergency Medicine in 2007. Dr. Nath was awarded Fellowship in the College in 2019.

Dr. Nath is a family physician with a focused practice in emergency medicine. Working in the emergency department he has seen first-hand the gaps in the health care system, including lack of access to primary care and how those gaps affect the most vulnerable people.

Based in Ottawa, Dr. Nath is a mid-career practising physician who has worked in tertiary and community settings throughout Ontario. He is the current Chair of the Family Medicine Emergency Medicine Program Directors Group, Chair of the Ottawa Hospital Emergency Physician Associates, program director of the CCFP-EM Program at the University of Ottawa, and the CFPC’s family physician emergency medicine representative on the Specialty Committee in Emergency Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Nath works collaboratively to build consensus and implement change.

Dr. Nath received the Department of Family Medicine’s Mentorship Award, which is presented annually to a University of Ottawa faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in mentorship toward learners and faculty members. He has received numerous teaching awards through the Department of Emergency Medicine.

He has been an expert member of the CFPC Residency Accreditation Committee and has spoken at a variety of conferences and workshops throughout his 15 years of experience. Dr. Nath lives in Ottawa with his wife and daughter.

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