Melanie Osmack is a 3rd generation settler of Northern European descent with Cree ancestry on her mother’s side. She lives with her family as a guest on the unceded and continuously occupied territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, also known as Vancouver B.C. She has a strong connection to her family and nature, spending her free time connecting with her loved ones and exploring the outdoors.
In her role as acting director, Melanie supports our board of directors and leads our staff team. She is dedicated to our strategic priorities: acting as a support mechanism for Indigenous physicians, residents, and students; advocating against anti-Indigenous racism; strengthening the association through capacity building; and advancing the health of Indigenous nations, communities, and individuals. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org