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Learn more about the OMA's Spokespeople: The Current President and Past President.
OMA Spokespeople
Learn more about the OMA's Spokespeople: The Current President and Past President.

Dr. Shawn D. Whatley


Dr. Shawn D. Whatley is the 136th President of the Ontario Medical Association.

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Dr. Shawn Whatley

Dr. Whatley trained in medicine at the University of Ottawa and completed his residency at the University of Toronto; he has worked in emergency medicine and served for a number of years in a leadership position at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket. He is a lecturer for the University of Toronto, Department of Family and Community Medicine. He is currently a rural family physician in Mount Albert.

Dr. Whatley previously served as a member of the OMA Board for six and a half years before he was elected President in May 2017. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Medical Association.

Originally from Thunder Bay, Dr. Whatley lives with his wife and four children on a hobby farm in Mount Albert, in rural York Region. You can follow him on Twitter @shawn_whatley