Vishal Varshney

MD, FRCPC (Anes), FRCPC (Pain Medicine)

Vishal Varshney

Calgary, Alberta
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Area 2, Division B
(ALBERTA)

Key skills and experience

Governance
Patient safety
Physician wellness

Dr. Varshney is a new-in-practice Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine physician. Through extensive teaching, academic and research experiences gained during his residency and fellowship, he brings a diverse viewpoint on areas relevant to both resident and early career physicians. Dr. Varshney’s governance and leadership experience, gained through a range of board appointments, enables him to work effectively to achieve best overall outcomes. The Nominating Committee values Dr. Varshney’s understanding of relevant and emerging issues, as well as his commitment to patient safety and physician wellness - all areas of key importance to the CMPA.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

Calgary Chronic Pain Centre

Pain Medicine Resident
2018-2020

Rockyview General Hospital

Medical Staff
2018-2020

Professional Appointments

Canadian Medical Association

Member, Task Force on General Council
2016-2018

Canadian Medical Protective Association

Observer (RDoC)
2017-2018

Doctors of BC

Member, Council for Health Economics and Policy
2013-2015
Resident Representative, Board of Directors
2014-2016

Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Member, Faculty Executive Committee
2015-2017

Resident Doctors of BC

Observer
2013-2014
Chair, Governance Committee
2014-2016
Vice President
2014-2015
President and Board Chair
2015-2016
Past President
2016-2018

Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC)

Member, Practice Committee
2013-2015
Observer
2014-2016
Board Chair
2016-2017

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Representative, Regional Advisory Committee 1
2014-2016
External Reviewer for Accreditation
2015-2018