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Program Contacts

Dr. Rya Boscariol
Program Director, Anesthesiology NOSM University

Dr. Brent Kennedy
Chair, Section of Anesthesia, NOSM University

Sara Cover
Program Coordinator
Anesthesiology and PGY3 Family Practice Anesthesia
NOSM University
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6
Tel: 705-662-7135

Tricia Jordan
Program Manager, Postgraduate Medical Education
NOSM University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

Program Support and Site Directors

Resident Site Directors

  • Dr. Cheryl Button, Sudbury
  • Dr. Jay Labbe, Sault Ste. Marie
  • Dr. Scott Middlemiss, Thunder Bay
  • Dr. Sean Travers, North Bay
  • Dr. JD Cyr, Toronto (Pediatric Anesthesia Rotation)

Dr. Danielle Lapierre
Research Coordinator

Dr. Jose De Wit
Competency Committee Chair

Dr. Carly Pulkkinen
Resident Academic Coordinator

Dr. Diana Noseworthy
Resident Simulation Coordinator

Dr. Steve Tremblay
Continuing Medical Education Coordinator

Recent Faculty Promotions

Dr. Rob Anderson
Anesthesiologist, PGME Dean, Professor, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Whittingham
Anesthesiology Program Site Director, Thunder Bay, Associate Professor, 2016

Dr. Brent Kennedy
Anesthesiology Department Chief, Associate Professor, 2014

Dr. Joanne Madden
Anesthesiology Academic Coordinator, Associate Professor, 2014

Awards of Excellence

Sara Cover
Anesthesiology Program Coordinator
2017 Program Administrator Award Winner
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Photo of Sara Cover

Dr. Rob Anderson
PGME Associate Dean

2016 CAME Certificate of Merit Award
Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME)

2014 Program Director of the Year Award, Anesthesiology
Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

Photo of Dr. Rob Anderson


Dr. David Boyle
Anesthesiology Staff

2014-2015 Ontario’s Anesthesiologists Distinguished Service Award
Photo of Dr. David Boyle receiving an award, shaking hands with the award presenter

Dr. Sara McIsaac
Anesthesiology Program Graduate and Faculty

2014 Sandra Banner Student Award for Leadership
Canadian Resident Matching Services (CaRMS)
Photo of Dr. Sarah McIsaac receiving an award, shaking hands with the NOSM Associate Dean, Dr. Roger Strasser.

Dr. Brent Kennedy
Anesthesiology Department Chief

2013 Clinical Teacher Award
NOSM University Faculty Peer Awards of Excellence