Gaétan Tardif, MD, FRCPC, FCCHSE

Gaétan brings decades of experience in senior medical leadership to CMA Joule, including 20 years as physiatrist in chief and medical program director of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. He is currently a consultant for the University Health Network and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. 

Gaétan has contributed to international sport often throughout his career, as both a clinician and a governor. He was president and chair of the board of the Canadian Paralympic Committee from 2013 to 2017 and a physician for the Canadian team at multiple Paralympic Games. He also sat on the board of the Toronto 2015 Pan-Am and Para Pan-Am Games Organizing Committee.

Developing the next generation of medical leaders has always been a passion for Gaétan, who is past president of the Canadian Society of Physician Leaders and the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He obtained his medical degree at l'Université Laval and holds diplomas in sports medicine and electrodiagnostic medicine, and he obtained his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2016.