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A Conversation with Team Canada’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mike Wilkinson

Hearing Dr. Mike Wilkinson’s medical journey firsthand is inspiring and his expansive expertise gives us all an inside look at the complexities of healthcare during a global pandemic. Reminding us that while we are all in this together, we must all do our part to keep each other safe and that our athletes are in the greatest care under his watch.

Dr. Wilkinson is presently the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Rowing team. He has been to eight Olympic and Pan Am Games as a medical lead, with his most recent Games being Lima 2019 and PyeongChang 2018 as the Canadian CMO. He was the team physician for the Vancouver Canucks from 1999-2016, the team physician for the Canadian and British Columbia Senior Rugby Teams from 1998 – 2007. He was also the Director of Medical Services for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

During this 1-hour webinar, you’ll learn about Dr. Mike, from his upbringing in South Africa, his journey to a career in sport medicine, his role as Director of Medical Services at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, and what it means to be the CMO for Team Canada.