Michael T. Cohen


Michael T. Cohen

Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland

Area 10, Division A — Generalists

Key skills and experience





Dr. Michael T. Cohen is a family/general practitioner with over 38 years’ experience in healthcare. Through his numerous leadership and governance roles, Dr. Cohen brings a wealth of knowledge to the CMPA. The Nominating Committee values Dr. Cohen’s extensive understanding of the health system and executive oversight experience.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Central Regional Health Authority, Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland

  • Staff physician (1980- )

The Canadian Medical Protective Association (2000-2019)

  • 1st Vice President (2018-2019)
  • 2nd Vice President (2016-2018)
  • Chair, Case Review Committee (2018-2019)
  • Chair, Governance Committee (2014-2017)

Central Regional Health Authority (1980-2018)

  • Chief of Staff (1998-2011)
  • Chair, Regional Medical Advisory Committee (2012-2018)

Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (1990-2001)

  • Chair, Health Care and Promotion Committee (1998-2001)
  • Member, Provincial Advisory Committee on Primary Health Enhancement (1997-1999)
  • President-Elect, President, Past President (1995-1998)
  • Director, Founding Member Atlantic Provinces Medical Peer Review Committee (1993-1996)

Canadian Medical Association (1998-2005)

  • Chair, Council on Health Care and Promotion (2001-2005)