Leadership & Members

Ottawa’s Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine prides itself on its outstanding leadership. Our leadership team delivers a compelling combination of vision, collaboration and support.  Our approach creates an environment that inspires and encourages individuals to be the best in the field of internal medicine and ensures that we are working together to meet the goals of our organization, our partners and the broader health care community.

    Alan Karovitch MD FRCPC MEd

    Division Head, General Internal Medicine

    Dr. Karovitch is an Associate Professor and McGill graduate with a Masters degree in Education and an award winning teacher. His wide ranging interests including Medicine and Thrombosis and he supervises our Internal Medicine Consulting Service to the Baffin region. He is a past Chair of the University Postgraduate Medicine Committee and is now Chair of the Department of Medicine Finance Committee.

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    Samantha Halman MD FRCPC MMED

    GIM 2-year Subspecialty Program Director

    Dr. Halman took over as the Program Director for the GIM 2-year residency program in January 2017 after acting as the Academic Lead and Associate Program Director since 2013.

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    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Teacher

    Dr. Code is a former nurse and a McMaster MD graduate. She is the current Program Director for the Core Medicine Program at the University of Ottawa. Despite this heavy educational responsibility she remains very active clinically with interests in thrombosis and pre-op assessment, as well as a continuing commitment to the in-patient service. She is currently an Assistant Professor with the University of Ottawa on the career track as a Clinician-teacher.

     

    General Internal Medicine Staff

    Dr. Loree Boyle

    Dr. James Chan

    Dr. Heather Clark

    Dr. Cathy Code

    Dr. Vladimir contreras-Dominguez

    Dr. Alison Dugan

    Dr. Alan Forster

    Dr. Glen Geiger

    Dr. Catherine Gray

    Dr. Delvina Hasimja-Saraqini

    Dr. Steve Kravcik

    Dr. Jim Nishikawa

    Dr. Debbie O’Keefe

    Dr. Debra Pugh

    Dr. Leanne Reimche

    Dr. Claire Touchie

    Dr. Jeff Turnbull

    Dr. Carl Van Walraven

    Dr. Anthony Weinberg

    Dr. Kumanan Wilson

    Dr. Krista Wooller