Michael Curry

LLB/JD, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, FCLM

Thomas Michael Curry

Vancouver, British Columbia
Emergency medicine / Family medicine

Area 1, Division A
(BRITISH COLUMBIA AND YUKON)

Key skills and experience

Business
Governance
Leadership
Medical-legal

Dr. Curry is a full-time emergency physician with 12 years of experience working in Metro Vancouver and as a locum physician in smaller communities throughout Alberta and British Columbia. Having also completed a law degree, Dr. Curry brings a unique perspective to medical-legal issues and is able to leverage this skill-set into leadership roles within the healthcare system.

He has dedicated much of his career to representing medical students and residents locally, provincially, and nationally and continues to be involved in medical education, having served in several associated leadership roles.

His experience across non-profit and for-profit boards allows him to provide valuable insights into financial management and oversight, governance, and professional regulation.

The Nominating Committee values Dr. Curry’s proficiency in business and governance, combined with his leadership and health systems experience.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

Alberta Rural Locum Program

Rural locum physician
2004-

British Columbia GP Locum Program

Locum physician
2010-

Delta Hospital, Delta, BC

UBC MD Undergraduate Program Site Director
2019-
Chief of Emergency Medicine
2012-2014
Emergency Physician
2009-

Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB

Emergency physician
2005-2006

St. Mary's Hospital, Camrose, AB

Heart and stroke clinic physician
2008-2013
Locum emergency physician
2005-2013

Professional Appointments

Canadian Association of Internes and Residents

Board Member
2002-2005

Canadian Federation of Medical Students

Ontario Director
1999-2000

Canadian Medical Association

Committee of Affiliates Representative
2001-2004
General Council delegate
2001-2004
Committee on Ethics member
2000-2003

College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia

Standards and Guidance Committee Public Mentor
2020-

College of Dental Technicians of British Columbia

Publicly appointed board member
2013-2019

College of Family Physicians of Canada

CCFP and CCFP(EM) Examiner
2008-2015
Resident (CAIR) Board Representative
2003-2005

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Council Resident Representative
2003-2004

Delta Emergency Physicians Association

President
2014-2016

Doctors of BC

Audit & Finance Committee Chair
2015-
Human Resources Committee
2015-2018
Insurance Committee Member
2013-
Audit & Finance Committee Member
2010-

Fraser Health Stroke Steering Committee

Physician member
2011-2015

Medical Council of Canada

Examiner
2008-2011

Ontario Medical Association

Resident Board Representative
2003-2004
Section on General/Family Practice Executive Member
2002-2003
Student Board Representative
2000-2001
Student Section Chair
2000-2001

Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario

President
2003-2004
Executive Member
2002-2005

Provincial Advisory Panel on Stroke Care

Member
2012-2015

University of Alberta

Public appointee, University Senate
2011-2015
Clinical Lecturer
2005-2010

University of British Columbia

Interim Associate Director of Curriculum, MD Undergraduate Program
2015-2015
Electives Director & Year 4 Chair, MD Undergraduate Program
2013-2017
Clinical Associate Professor
2010-

CMPA Appointments

Audit Committee
2018-
Investment Committee
2018-
Council
2018-