2018 Honorary Co-Presidents

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Chuck Su, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
University of Ottawa

Chuck was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario. He completed his medical degree at Western University, and family medicine residency at Queen’s University. Currently, he is a full-time emergency department physician at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH). He was the chief of Emergency Medicine at WDMH from 2007-2012 and continues to be the ER physician scheduler.

In 2010, he became the director of Distributed Medical Education for the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine. His role is to facilitate medical student and resident clinical rotations in surrounding community hospitals and clinics, thus giving them a more complete medical educational experience. As a member of the Distinguished Teachers Program 2017, Chuck also spends many hours per week teaching undergraduate medical students. In 2017, he became the director of the Leadership Curriculum for Undergraduate Medical Education. He was selected by the students to be the Aesculapian Society honorary co-president for the 2018 convocation.

In his spare time, he enjoys travelling with his family, snowboarding, and playing hockey, tennis and basketball.


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Leddy, John, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Director of Preclerkship and Evaluation UGME
Faculty of Medicine

John Leddy, an Ottawa native, received his bachelor degree in biochemistry and his doctorate in pharmacology from the University of Ottawa. He is an associate professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine since 1999, and director of Evaluations and codirector of Pre-clerkship at the Faculty of Medicine. He teaches pharmacology and human physiology to students in the French stream at the Faculty of Medicine as well as to science and nursing students. Dr.Leddy’s enthusiasm and dedication to teaching have been recognized through a number of awards, including the University of Ottawa Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Ontario Leadership in Faculty Teaching Award. His research interests focus on teaching and assessment methods in the biomedical sciences as well as selection criteria used in the medical school admission process.

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