Dr. Trevor Theman (MD, FRCSC) was appointed as Chair of the Health Quality Council of Alberta Board in November 2018. Dr. Theman was most recently the Registrar of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA), a position he held for 12 years. He received his MD from the University of Alberta and practiced general surgery in Edmonton for 18 years.
Currently participating in the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Directors Education Program, Dr. Theman has been a board member of the Medical Council of Canada and Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada, and president of both.
Dr. Theman has deep experience in medical ethics, regulation, and a keen understanding of our health system. His role at the CPSA was to regulate the practice of medicine in the public interest. He has worked with the HQCA as a member of the Health Quality Network, and also with Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services on a variety of healthcare system initiatives.