Dr. Nadia Alam is a recognized physician leader and policy analyst. She has worked as a family doctor and anesthetist for over a decade. She graduated from Dalhousie University's undergraduate medicine program, after which she completed Family Medicine and a 3rd year in GP-Anesthesia at Queen's University. She has also completed a Masters at the London School of Economics in Health Economics, Policy and Management.
She is active in policy and strategy with a special focus on primary care at the provincial, regional and local level. She has co-chaired bilateral tables with the Ministry of Health, as well as representing family medicine in Ontario Health's Central Region Mental Health and Addictions table as well as other tables for the Central Region. Locally, she has worked on the COVID@Home program and the business case for the Halton SCOPE program for Connected Care Halton OHT. She is cross-appointed as faculty at UofT's Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. She is a sought-after speaker and writer for traditional and social media. She is Past - President and Past - Board Director of the Ontario Medical Association and has won a number of awards over the past five years for her leadership.