Dr. Daniel Edgcumbe, Vice President Medical Affairs
Dr. Daniel Edgcumbe joined Halton Healthcare as the Vice President Medical Affairs in January 2020. Dan received his formal medical education and training at the University of Cambridge, England. He undertook residency training in family medicine and worked in England before moving to Canada in 2012, where he practiced family medicine together with emergency medicine, as well as caring for inpatients and patients in continuing care facilities in Alberta
He holds a postgraduate certificate in medical education from the University of Dundee, and has held academic appointments as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Alberta, and as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary. He is honoured to have received the Early Educator Award from the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary in 2016. He has previously been a Practice Readiness Assessor with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, and been an examiner for the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam Part II.
He has significant progressive experience in medical leadership including a number of executive-level roles in Alberta Health Services, most recently as Zone Medical Director for Central Zone. In this latter role he was responsible for medical operation and physician leadership across more than 30 acute care and 40 continuing care facilities. He was privileged to successfully complete the Alberta Health Services Executive Education Program, and earned a Masters of Business Administration at the University of Alberta.
Dr. Edgcumbe is an experienced relationship builder, a strong advocate for patients and their families and is focused on medical leadership development and contributing to the ongoing transformation of Halton Healthcare.