Paula Slaney is a rural fee-for-service family physician in Burin, practicing both family medicine and emergency medicine. She is originally from the small town of Lawn and started her practice in August 2018. She completed all her education including a Bachelor of Science honors degree (2010), graduate diploma in clinical epidemiology (2011), medical degree (2016) and family medicine residency (2018) at Memorial University. Paula is currently completing a fellowship in wilderness medicine through the Wilderness Medical Society. She does not do well in large cities or with leaving Newfoundland for extended periods of time. She spends any free time she has with her wonderful dog, Everest. Paula served as the administrative resident for her residency program for 2 years sitting on various committees during that time. Paula is very enthusiastic about her new role with the NL-CFPC and supporting members in their first five years of family practice.
Dr. Elhamy Samak
Amanda Tzenov is an Assistant Professor with the Faculty Of Medicine at Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland. She provides general family practice care, as well as care of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the Forest Road Clinic, and low risk obstetrical care with the Family Centered Maternity Care team. She completed her Master of Science in 2008, and her Family Medicine residency at Memorial University in 2014.