Canadian Medical Association

Dr. Bechard completed medical school at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Academy of Medicine and a pediatrics residency at the Hospital for Sick Children. She is currently a fellow in pediatric emergency medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. 

Throughout her medical training, Dr. Bechard has been passionate about medical education and health systems leadership, having served on the boards of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students, Canadian Doctors for Medicare, the Professional Association of Residents of Ontario and Resident Doctors of Canada. Dr. Bechard hopes to enhance CMA member engagement, advocate for healthy public policy and advance diverse representation in medical leadership.