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Meet the new Atlantic Provinces Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Atlantic Provinces Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Sahar J. Iqbal, MBBS, MSc, GDCE, GDCN, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start her four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2024. As Governor, Dr. Iqbal will serve as the official representative of the College for the Atlantic Provinces Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Iqbal will be working closely with Dr. Moses (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and her duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read her bio below.

Sahar J. Iqbal, MBBS, MSc, GDCE, GDCN, FACP 

Medical School Education: Rawalpindi Medical College, University of the Punjab

Post-Doctoral Training: Memorial University of Newfoundland; Diploma, Clinical Epidemiology, Memorial University of Newfoundland 2007; Master of Science Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland 2003; Diploma, Nutrition and Community Health, AIOU 2000

Certification: ABIM; FRCPC

Present Position: Associate Professor Internal Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Committee Member

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2014; Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine since 2007; Reviewer, Abstracts since 2007; Reviewer, ACP Capstone Leadership Project 2022

Other Appointments/Activities: Academic General Internist and Site Chief, General Internal Medicine (GIM), St. Clare’s; Chair, Careers Committee, Memorial University; Member, Residency Program and Promotions Committee for GIM, Memorial University; Member, Promotions Committees for GIM, Memorial University; GIM Representative, Medical Educational Committee; Representative, MUN Medical Faculty, Canadian Association of University Teachers; Cross-appointed to Division of Community Health and Humanities; Member, Mentorship Committee for Undergraduate Students

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Medical Education; Physician Leadership; Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine