Sanjeeve Sockanathan

MD, BMedSci (hons), CCFP, PGCMDE, DRCOG, DFSRH, MRCGP

Sanjeeve Sockanathan

Calgary, Alberta
Family medicine

Area 2, Division A
(ALBERTA)

Key skills and experience

Governance
Leadership
World of medicine

Dr. Sanjeeve Sockanathan is a family medicine physician and clinical assistant professor at the University of Calgary, Alberta. Having completed his medical training in the U.K., he has been in practice for more than 17 years.

He brings a wealth of healthcare system and governance experience having been a clinical director for Virgin Health, a board member for the Foothills Primary Care Network, and the medical director for Satori Health. As a preceptor for the residency program in Calgary, he teaches medical students in clinic and on site at the university. His experience in organizational governance and strategic planning has afforded him a clear and visible understanding of the intricacies of governance at varying degrees of organizations.

He is an advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion and is part of a team of physicians supporting and organizing healthcare for the LGBTQ2S+ community, as well as ethnic minority and disadvantaged populations community medicine.

The CMPA Nominating Committee values Dr. Sockanathan’s international perspective, diverse professional background, and his governance and leadership experience.

Relevant experience

Practice Appointments

University of Calgary School of Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor
2020-

Satori Health

Medical Director
2019-

CMPA Physician Expert for Gowlings LLP

Physician Expert - Family Medicine
2018-

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)

Complaints Reviewer - Department of Professional Conduct
2018-

Humana Medical Clinic - Dalhousie

Family Physician
2014-

Professional Appointments

Satori Health

Medical Director
2019-

Director, Foothills Primary Care Network, Physicians Board

Board Director
2016-2020