The CPD (Education) Committee and related are working on a number of interesting projects that will reach thoracic surgeons across Canada. Interested CATS members (staff and residents) are welcome to submit a letter of interest ( to join.

Education Committee

Exam Prep Course Working Group

Committee MemberCommittee / Working Group (WG)
LocationCity Province
Dr. Simon Turner (Chair)ChairUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonAB
Dr. Laura DonahoeCPD CommitteeUniversity Health NetworkTorontoON
Dr. Nazgol SeyednejadCPD Committee
Dr. Najib SaffiedineCPD CommitteeMichael Garron Hospital TorontoON
Dr. Iran TavakoliCPD Committee
Dr. Awrad NasrallaCPD Committee
Dr. Uzair JogiatCPD Committee
Dr. Julius PoonCPD Committee & Exam Prep Course WGSt. John Regional HospitalSt. JohnNB
Dr. Victoria CheungExam Prep Course WGSt. Joseph's Health CentreTorontoON
Dr. John AgzarianExam Prep Course WGSt. Joe's Healthecare HamiltonHamiltonON
Dr. Colin SchiemanExam Prep Course WGFoothills Medical CentreCalgaryAB
Dr. Basil NasirExam Prep Course WGCHUMMontrealQC
Dr. James MastersExam Prep Course WGHealth Sciences NorthSudburyON