Dr. Tammy Attia, Regional Co-Director, Northern Medical Program. Dr. Attia completed her medical degree at Dalhousie University, and did her family medicine training in the UBC Northern Rural program. during her medical training, she gained an interest in the enculturation of medicine and the hidden curriculum, which drew her to medical education, and the traditions and reforms within it. She currently shares a teaching practice in Prince George, and is the faculty development coordinator for the residency program at this site. Tammy draws inspiration from her wonderful family, friends, colleagues, residents, music, and from sitting by a rippling river roaming through the wilds of anywhere.
Dr. Julia Wimmers-Klick, Regional Co-Director, Northern Medical Program. She completed medical training in ENT in Austria and practiced as an ENT physician/surgeon in Innsbruck University Hospital from 1998-2007. Dr. Wimmers-Klick had been involved with the NMP for a few years as part of faculty, teaching Year 1 & 2 medical students in CBL, Portfolio, Gross Anagomy, Histology and Neuroanatomy. She has a long-standing interest in medical education and completed a Teaching Degree in Vancouver in 2014.
Drs. Attia and Wimmers-Klick will be responsible for the team building, planning and implementation of faculty development within the NMP. They will work closely with physicians across Northern BC as well as with the NMP’s site faculty and administration to build and support the program’s faculty development network and activities across the North.