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Dr. Osler graduated from medical school at the University of Manitoba in 1992. Following this, she completed a rotating internship at the Health Sciences Centre and St. Boniface General Hospital from 1992 to 1993.

She began studying Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Manitoba in 1993 and graduated from the residency program in 1997. This was followed by a Rhinology fellowship at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. She has been in practice in Winnipeg since 1998.

Dr. Osler is the Head of the Section of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at St. Boniface Hospital and is an assistant professor with the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Manitoba. When working at St. Boniface Hospital, she is actively involved in the teaching of medical students and residents.

She volunteers with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is on the Royal College’s Professional Learning and Development Committee to support the lifelong learning of physicians and surgeons.

Dr. Osler is a dedicated supporter of global surgery and volunteers annually on surgical missions to low and lower-middle income countries; her volunteer work inspires her to work harder for patients and health care systems. For the last several years Dr. Osler has been volunteering in Uganda with the ENT Department of the Mbarara University of Science and Technology; the collaboration’s goal is to improve the quality of local health care through education, training and mentorship for African surgeons, residents and medical students.

A passionate advocate for physician health, Dr. Osler co-chaired the 2015 Canadian Conference on Physician Health and served as the inaugural chair of the Physician Health and Wellness Committee for Doctors Manitoba. In 2017, she was awarded the Doctors Manitoba Health or Safety Promotion award in recognition of her efforts to develop and implement programs to support the health and well-being of doctors.

During her time as 2018-19 president, Dr. Osler is proud of the CMA’s work to support the profession through advocacy on physician well-being and diversity in the medical profession.

Dr. Osler lives in Winnipeg with her wonderful husband and is the proud mother of two incredible children.

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