Michael T Cohen

Michael T. Cohen

MD

mcohen@cmpa.org

Family medicine

Area 10, Division A
(NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR)

Dr. Michael T. Cohen is a family physician who practises medicine in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador. He graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Medical Sciences in 1977 and a Doctor of Medicine in 1979. In 1975, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Francis Xavier University.

Since 1980, Dr. Cohen has been on active staff at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, where he served as president of the medical staff and chief of staff for 10 years.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Cohen has served on numerous governance bodies. He is a past president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association (1996-1997), a founding member of the Atlantic Provinces Medical Peer Review program, and a past chair of the Canadian Medical Association’s committee on health care and promotion (2001-2005).

Dr. Cohen was first elected to CMPA Council in 2000. He has served on many of the Association’s committees, including the Executive Committee, and as the chair of the Case Review Committee and Governance Committee. Prior to his election as president, Dr. Cohen served as the CMPA’s second and first vice-president.

Dr. Cohen is a strong advocate for protecting physician integrity and safe medical care.

CMPA Appointments

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Sub-committee (Chair 2020 - )
2020-
Culture Sub-committee
2020-
President
2020-
Nominating Committee (Chair 2020 - )
2019-
Executive Committee (Chair 2020 - )
2011-
Council
2000-
Governance Committee
2019-2020
CEO Selection Committee
2019-2020
1st Vice-President
2018-2020
Case Review Committee (Chair 2018 - 2020)
2017-2020
Pension Committee
2016-2020
Member and Stakeholder Relations Committee
2016-2020
Human Resources and Compensation Committee
2016-2020
Investment Committee
2016-2019
2nd Vice-President
2016-2018
Governance Committee (Chair 2014 - 2017)
2014-2017
Audit Committee
2008-2015
Strategy Task Group
2014-2014
Governance Working Group
2010-2011
Legal Services Committee
2006-2011
Research, Education and Risk Management Committee
2006-2008
Nominating Committee
2004-2006
Communications Advisory Committee
2000-2006
Research, Education and Risk Management Committee
2002-2004