Board Member at Large – 1st Term: 2015-2019
Dr. Chase completed her training at McMaster University in 1992. She completed a residency in Rural Family medicine through the University of British Columbia in 1994. She obtained her Fellowship from the College of Family Physicians of Canada Fellowship in 2003 and has received a Fellowship of Rural and Remote Medicine from the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada.
She has held many leadership roles, including being the president of the Ontario College of Family Physicians from 2002 to 2003. Dr. Chase is currently affiliated with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and in the past has been the family medicine director McMaster University from 2005-2006.
Dr. Chase helped pioneer and still manages a community-based addiction treatment program in a remote First Nation. She is also involved with a treatment team that serves the First Nation high school in Thunder Bay, and two other First Nations.
She serves on the Ontario Ministry of Health Committee, Methadone Treatment and Services Advisory Committee, and the Adult Chronic Pain Advisory Board. She has presented on addiction treatment at Family Medicine Forum for the past three years, and at the CPSO in 2013 and 2014.
Dr. Chase has been a member of CSAM since 2013 and is currently on the CSAM Membership committee. She has been on the CSAM board as a Member at Large since 2015.