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Med Ed
Sports Med
CAS Ed 2010

Marcia is an Orthopedic Surgeon, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary and Deputy Head of Surgery for the Calgary Zone. Her academic interests are in Simulation Based Medical Education (SBME), Medical Education, and the intersection of Health and Technology.


Nationally, Marcia is the President Elect for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). In her 16 years of volunteering, she has contributed to many Royal College committees including the domains of standards, accreditation, educational delivery, curriculum evaluation, program evaluation and board oversight. Marcia has travelled extensively with the RCCI delivering medical education topics to international faculty. Her trips include China, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Her research interests are in simulation, biomechanics, hip and knee arthroplasty and the environmental impact of surgery on the landfill. She supports researchers in these areas and has several peer reviewed articles.


Marcia is a contributor to the Creative Destruction Labs in the Health stream. This opportunity offers mentoring with health technology startups. She was the Chair of the Clinical Advisory Board for UCEED, a Venture Capital Fund and was recently on the General Advisory Panel for The 51, a female focused Venture Capital Fund.


Clinically, Marcia is an Orthopedic surgeon with a practice focused on surgical arthritis care and sport medicine. She provides medical care to several athletic teams including International Motor Racing (Formula one, World Cup Desert Rally), Canadian Alpine Ski Team and Snowboard Canada, Calgary Wolfpack Rugby, the University of Calgary Dino’s (Hockey & Wrestling).


For leisurely pursuits, she has goals that include: being outside in daylight, alpine skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and biking. All activities that get her off concrete.

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