Dr. David Gass
Member of the Board of Directors
Dr.David Gass, MD, FCFP is currently Interim Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University.
David recently completed a term as Physician Advisor, Health System Workforce Branch, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness in which he led the development of a health human resource plan for physicians in Nova Scotia and was involved in the policy development for a province wide approach to primary health care and implementing collaborative primary health care teams. His previous experiences include a term as Vice President Medicine, Cumberland Health Authority as well as, Director, Primary Health Care, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness where he led policy development and implementation of the Primary Health Care Transition Fund in Nova Scotia.
David graduated with an M.D. from Dalhousie University and began comprehensive community practice in Fredericton New Brunswick. Shortly after, he joined Dalhousie University where he was a full-time clinical teacher and provided leadership in continuing medical education/continuing professional development, in-hospital family medicine care and care of the elderly.