As a congenital Newfoundlander I was born, raised and trained in Newfoundland. I graduated from Memorial Medical School in 1994 and received my CCFP from MUN in 1996. After graduation I initially worked in Gander for 2 years before moving to the US in 1998. For the next five years I worked in Meadville Pennsylvania in full service Family Medicine and I was Faculty at Meadville Family Medicine Residency Program. I returned to NL in 2002 settling in Torbay and I have been in full time practice there since then. Education has always been a passion, I am an Assistant Clinical Professor at MUN since 2005 and in 2017 I became the Eastern stream lead for Memorial University Family Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Christopher Patey is an Assistant Professor with Memorial University Medical School in St. John’s Newfoundland. Over the past fifteen years he has practiced as an emergency and family physician. As site clinical chief of Carbonear Emergency, and part-time rural Family Physician in Spaniard's Bay he is always eager to implement positive change initiatives with a primary goal to improve rural health care.
Dr. Shelley Sullivan is a family physician originally from Pouch Cove, NL where she attended Memorial University completing her undergraduate degree in 1994 and graduating from Memorial University School of Medicine in 1998
Dr. Sullivan has been practicing family medicine in Grand Falls-Windsor since 2003, currently working at Killick Health Services. Her primary interests are in gynecology, contraception and pregnancy care.
In addition to her medical practice Dr.Sullivan has been serving on the Cervical Screening Initiative in Grand Falls -Windsor for the past 14 years and been involved as an examiner with the CFPC for the past 13 years
Dr.Sullivan enjoys travelling, spending time with family, personal fitness and is an avid Toronto Blue Jays Fan.
Amy Pieroway is a Family Physician working in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador. She grew up on the West Coast of Newfoundland and completed medical school and family medicine residency in 2013, both from Memorial University. Since that time, she has worked in general family medicine, gender diverse affirmative care, and care of the older adult population. She is passionate about teaching, creating linkages between physicians and physician mental health.
Myfanwy is a PGY1 Family Medicine resident at Memorial University, where she also completed her medical degree in 2021. She is originally from Logy Bay, NL and is now living and working in Grand Falls-Windsor
Dr. Carmen Grinton, 1st year MUN Medical Student Representative
Carmen is currently a PGY1 Family Medicine resident at Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she also recently completed her medical degree. She is originally from Montague, a rural community in Prince Edward Island. Carmen holds an Hons. Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from UPEI. Her clinical and research interests include but are not limited to women's health, mental health, emergency medicine, and rural/wilderness medicine. Carmen is passionate about comprehensive rural family medicine and looks forward to her new position with the CCFP!
Ms. Sarah Williams- FMIG Class Representative (Class of 2024):
Sarah Williams is a second-year medical student from St. John’s, NL. She is one of the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) representatives as well as the Section of Medical Students (SOMS) Council junior representative for Memorial University of Newfoundland. She holds a Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Master of Science in Public Health from McGill University. In addition to her FMIG involvement, Sarah is also an executive member of Her Health and the volunteer coordinator for Monte Carlo 2021. Outside of medical school, Sarah is involved with the St. John’s Run for the Cure committee and volunteers at Ronald McDonald House NL.
Ms. Kayla Viguers, MUN Medical Student Representative
Kayla is currently a third year medical student at Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she also completed a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and a Bachelor of Nursing. She is from Paradise, Newfoundland. She is working currently as a Casual Registered Nurse in Long Term Care. Kayla is passionate about comprehensive family medicine and enjoys promoting family medicine through FMIG.
Dr. Nicole Stockley, Director of External Engagement
Nicole Stockley is a fee-for-service Family Physician in Conception Bay South, NL. She started practice in 2016 following the completion of her family medicine residency program at Memorial University. Her previous studies include a MD (2014) as well as a MSc (2010). She is very interested in medical education and has already started welcoming learners into her clinic. Her involvement with the College of Family Physicians started in medical school, and she is delighted to now represent NL Family Physicians on both a provincial and a national level. As a new-in-practice physician, Nicole hopes to bring a distinct perspective to her role, and increase engagement with learners and other new-in-practice physicians across the province.