Dialogue Volume 13 Issue 4 2017 - Page 7

NEW LEADERSHIP Introducing new President, Vice-President of Council Drs. Steven Bodley, Peeter Poldre to lead Council in coming year Dr. Steven Bodley PRESIDENT Dr. Steven Bodley is the College’s new President. Dr. Bodley is an anesthesiologist from North Bay, with a practice combining anes- thesia and chronic pain management. He is on staff at North Bay Regional Health Centre and is an Associate Professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Dr. Bodley received his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario and received his fellowship in Anesthesiology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Bodley has been a District 8 representative since joining Council in 2009. He has sat on the following committees: Executive, Quality Assurance, Finance, Methadone, Discipline, Premises Inspection and Fitness to Practise. He was chair of the Metha- done Committee from 2011-14 and chair of the Premises Inspection Committee from 2015-2016. In the coming year, he will chair the Executive Committee. Dr. Peeter Poldre VICE-PRESIDENT Dr. Peeter Poldre is the College's Vice-President. He is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and for the past 28 years, he has been a consultant-hematologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Dr. Poldre joined the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1984, after completing a two-year fellowship in Hematology at Tufts-New England Medical Centre. He has taught extensively and was the inaugural Vice-President Education and Academy Director at Sunnybrook. In 1998, he earned a Doctorate in Education from the University of Toronto. Dr. Poldre served for eight years as Sunnybrook's Vice-President, Medical Professional Practice. In August 2012, Dr. Poldre was appointed to the College’s Discipline Committee. In October 2012, he was elected in a by-election in Toronto to College Council. He was re-elected in 2014. Dr. Poldre served as Chair of the Discipline Committee from 2015-2017. ISSUE 4, 2017 DIALOGUE 7