Paul A. Farnan

MB, BCh, FCFP, FASAM, ABAM

Paul A. Farnan

West Vancouver, British Columbia

Area 1, Division A — Generalists
(BRITISH COLUMBIA AND YUKON)

Key skills and experience


Physician wellness

Leadership

Patient safety

Dr. Paul A. Farnan’s background is in family practice, with over 35 years’ diverse experience and training in general medicine, occupational medicine, addiction medicine, as well as physician health and wellbeing. The Nominating Committee values Dr. Farnan’s commitment to physician wellness and to assisting physicians in the delivery of safe medical care in Canada.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of British Columbia (1995-2018)

The Canadian Medical Protective Association (2013-2019)

  • Executive Committee (2015-2018)
  • Extent of Assistance Committee (2014-2019)
  • Legal Services Committee (2014-2015)
  • Member and Stakeholder Relations Committee (2018-2019)
  • Research, Education and Risk Management Committee (2013-2015)

Physician Health Program of British Columbia

  • Executive Director (2002-2007)

HealthQuest Occupational Health Corporation

  • Partner (2007-2014)

Canadian Medical Association’s Centre for Physician Health and Wellbeing

  • Member Expert Advisory Committee (2003-2011)