Dr Deirdre O’Flaherty
The Manitoba College of Family Physician’s current President, Dr. Deirdre O’Flaherty, is an Irish born and trained physician. She began working in Canada in 2000 with the Northern Medical Unit in Norway House. She moved on to work briefly in the Island Lake region and then moved to Churchill, which is her primary place of practice. She serves as Chief of Medical Staff at Churchill Health Centre. Deirdre joined the college in 2011, and spearheaded the establishment of the IMG Committee, which she currently chairs. Her professional interests include goal-directed patient care and social accountability in health. Deirdre can be contacted at MBpresident@cfpc.ca.