Dr. Nadine Caron
Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia, Northern Medical Program
- Governing Council
- Nominating and Governance Committee
Nadine Caron is a general endocrine surgeon and an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia, Northern Medical Program. As the first female First Nations student to graduate from the University of British Columbia's medical school, she won the Hamber Gold Medal as the top graduating student and was named one of Maclean's "One Hundred Canadians to Watch." During her surgical residency she completed her Master's degree in public health from Harvard University and was awarded UBC's Top Student Award. Passionate about Aboriginal health and Canadian health policy, she has served on numerous committees including the BC Medical Association's Committee on Aboriginal Health, the BC Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Health on provincial health goals, the Canadian Medical Association's Working Group on Aboriginal Health and the Native Physician's Association in Canada (as board member). Through role modelling, speaking engagements and formal committees, Dr. Caron aims to share her passion and foster ongoing opportunities to eliminate health disparities in rural, remote, northern and Aboriginal communities.
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