Mansfield Mela

MBBS, FRCPC, MSc. Psych, FWACP

Mansfield Mela

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Area 3, Division B — Specialists
(SASKATCHEWAN, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AND NUNAVUT)

Key skills and experience


Governance

World medicine

Physician wellness

Dr. Mansfield Mela is an academic forensic psychiatrist with over 14 years’ experience in healthcare and is a founder of the forensic subspecialty in Canada. He has brought innovative solutions to key medical issues through his extensive experience in leadership, governance, and medical-legal education both nationally and internationally. The Nominating Committee values Dr. Mela’s commitment to supporting physician wellness to enhance the safe delivery of clinical care.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon (2004- )
  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Regional Psychiatric Center, Saskatoon (2000- )
  • Co-Lead Diagnostics, Canada Network for Research in FASD (CanFASD) (2014- )
  • Consultant Diagnostician, Lakeland Centre for FASD (2014- )
  • Associate Member (Adjunct), College of Law, University of Saskatchewan (2006- )

University of Saskatchewan

  • Full Term Faculty/Professor of Psychiatry (2015- )
  • Head, Forensic Interdisciplinary Research, Saskatchewan team (FIRST) (2009-2011)

Hope Clinic on Fifth, Saskatoon

  • Chief Executive Officer/President (2013- )

Physician Support Program, Saskatchewan Medical Association

  • Committee member/Consultant (2007- )

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

  • Founder, Forensic Psychiatry Subspecialty (2012)
  • Vice Chair, Examination Board (2016)

Saskatchewan Criminal Review Board

  • Member (2009)

Government of Nunavut

  • Consultant (2016)