Dr. Supersad is currently a PGY-4 resident in diagnostic radiology at the University of Alberta. She was born and raised in Edmonton, and after medical school at the University of Calgary is back in her hometown to complete residency.
Through education, mentorship, and conversation this five-year program is on course to empower existing and future Women in Interventional Radiology.
Dr. King is currently the lead for the Department of Interventional Radiology at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning + (LGBTQ+) experience higher rates of healthcare disparities compared to their heterosexual or cisgender counterparts. Identifying factors contributing to these disparities have included perceived discrimination from health care providers and denial of healthcare, in addition to racial identity and geographic location.
All Canadians have a fundamental right to individual protection from discrimination and bias. Promoting equity and diversity within medicine fosters a just professional and learning culture that cultivates the diverse perspectives within it, reflects the communities physicians serve, and promotes professional excellence and social accountability.
Dr. Tara Graham is the current Chief of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Trillium Health Partners and Lecturer at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. She completed her Interventional Radiology training at University Health Network in Toronto in 2013 and has served on the CAIR board since 2014. Her practice includes Interventional Oncology, peripheral vascular disease and aortic interventions. She is the current President of CAIR and Scientific Director of the CAIR meeting.
Cole and Jacquie have been encouraged to use humour as much as possible given the excellent sense of humour of our reader(s). When possible they will make fun of the interventional radiologists they work with, mostly implying that we are always busy doing non-work related things. This may or may not be true.
"We are thrilled to have such talented and respected leaders on our board and we look forward to working with them as we continue to serve our members and the entire IR community while leading the vision of CAIR with dedication and passion." Luciana Nechita, CAIR Executive Director
Tara Utley has over 20 years of experience in the medical imaging industry between the clinical environment as an Interventional Technologist (MRT), and delivering education through her more recent experiences in product management.
With the introduction of the Royal College (RC) Subspecialty exam in Interventional Radiology (IR), practicing IRs across Canada are faced with a decision: Do I really need to take another Royal College exam?