Dr. Tamara Yee is honoured to advocate and represent resident physicians across Alberta. Prior to being President, she served two terms as Vice President Operations and Finance on the PARA Executive Board. Dr. Yee brings abundant administrative, financial and operational experience from her past careers in the public and private sectors. She is completing her training in Pediatrics at the University of Calgary. In her spare time, Dr. Yee can be found out and about in her neighborhood – either getting a much-needed coffee or playing at the park with her kids.
Dr. Joshua Jones
Dr. Joshua Jones is a fourth-year resident physician in Public Health and Preventive Medicine at the University of Calgary. As the PARA Ambassador to the Alberta Medical Association, he is tasked with facilitating the relationship between the two organizations and ensuring the resident physician voice is heard by the AMA on issues important to resident physicians. He is interested in the political and health system dynamics that give rise to these issues and is invested in strategizing how PARA can prepare and respond to them.
Robin works closely with the Vice President of Community and Internal Relations and the Community and Wellness Committee, organizing well-being related activities and initiatives, as well as overseeing wellness grants and event funding. She is also a staff liaison to the Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Committee.
In addition, Robin works in the areas of Agreement Compliance and organizing Letters of Understandings annually. If you have any questions about the Agreement, she is more than happy to help!
Robin moved to Alberta from Ontario a few years ago and although she misses the Great Lakes and raccoons, she finds that taking trips to the mountains and the antics of magpies help fill the void in her heart. She enjoys cooking, growing all varieties of tomatoes and listening to 99% Invisible, ideas and Planet Money.
Dr. Nathan Rider
Dr. Nathan Rider is honoured to serve and represent resident physicians in Alberta. His focus is on resident physician wellness, governance and transparency. Dr. Rider brings policy expertise, stakeholder relations skills and governance experience from his previous career with the Government of Alberta and involvement with various non-profit organizations. He is currently training in Public Health and Preventive Medicine. In his spare time, Dr. Rider enjoys dancing and spending time in the mountains.
Courtney is honoured to serve and advocate for resident physicians in Alberta. She brings extensive experience in government and stakeholder relations, public affairs, advocacy and strategic planning across health care, academic research and government. She calls Calgary home and enjoys spending time with family, frequenting the zoo, science centre and every playground and bike path in the city.