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Issue 2: June, 2022

New College President – Dr. Andria MacAulay

Dr. Andria MacAulay is a family physician practicing in Truro. In addition to general family medicine, her areas of special interest are women’s, children’s and adolescent healthcare, university health and medical education.

Dr. MacAulay graduated from Mount Allison University with a BSc (Honours with Distinction) in 1997 and attended Dalhousie University Medical School where she graduated with her MD (with Distinction) in 2001. She completed a Rural Family Medicine Residency through McMaster University in Northern Ontario and obtained her Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) in 2003. She was awarded her Fellowship in the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 2014.

Dr. MacAulay has been actively involved in the development of the College’s Physician Peer Review – Nova Scotia program (PPR-NS).

Dr. MacAulay is involved with the Dalhousie Community Hospital Program and local Grand Rounds. As well, she has played a leadership role in the National Assessment Collaboration’s Practice Ready Assessment (NAC PRA) program and is a member of the NAC PRA Therapeutics Decision Making Test Committee. She is the Evaluation Coordinator for the Dalhousie Family Medicine Residency Program at the North Nova site and is involved in residency training.

Dr. MacAulay began her work with the College in 2005 as an examiner for the Clinician Assessment for Practice Program (CAPP). She later began working as Physician Advisor on the College’s Practice Improvement Committee and has acted as a Practice Assessor. She has also been actively involved in the development of the College’s Physician Peer Review – Nova Scotia program (PPR-NS).

Dr. MacAulay has been a Council member since 2017. In addition to her role as the College’s President, Dr. MacAulay is a member of the Executive, Professional Standards, Assessment, Registration Policy, Nominating and Registrar Review Committees.

Dr. MacAulay lives outside of Truro with her husband and three busy children. She spends her free time volunteering in her community and exploring the outdoors with her family.