Dr. Hal Canham

Dr. Hal Canham has worked as an emergency physician in Medicine Hat since 1985. He developed an interest in EMS early in his career and was the medical director of an ALS ambulance service from 1987 until 2007. Dr. Canham began working for the Government of Alberta in 1993 as one of two provincial air ambulance medical directors.



In 2004 the Emergency Health Services Branch of Alberta Health and Wellness contracted Dr. Canham to provide medical leadership as their provincial EMS Medical Advisor. Recently, Dr. Canham was appointed Provincial EMS Medical Director and is presently working on a framework and standards for medical oversight of ambulance services within the Province of Alberta. He also continues to practice emergency medicine in both Medicine Hat and Edmonton.

Dr. Canham's Links of Interest:

http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/ahcip/ehs.html