Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Welcomes Two New Family Medicine Residents

CHATHAM-KENT: July 10, 2017 – As a teaching site for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (Western University), Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is pleased to announce the arrival of two new Family Medicine Residents. 

Drs. Aaron Gross and Adam McDowall began their post-graduate medical training in early July. For the next two years, these residents will live in Chatham-Kent and gain experience with local physicians who provide support and direction to complete the hands-on portion of their medical training. The Chatham-Kent program offers the opportunity to learn and practice medicine in a more rural environment with a variety of learning opportunities in both inpatient and outpatient medicine. 

Dr. Aaron Gross 

Dr. Gross attended the University of Waterloo for Biomedical Sciences and completed his Doctor of Medicine at Western University. Originally from Blyth, Ontario, Dr. Gross is looking forward to joining the community of Chatham-Kent and practicing medicine within a community setting. 2. 

“I’m excited to continue my medical training, join the community of Chatham-Kent, and having a chance to care for patients in many different settings over the next 2 years. I really appreciate the warm welcome I have received already,” said Dr. Gross. 

Dr. Adam McDowall 

Dr. McDowall grew up in Belle River, Ontario and obtained a Bachelor of Health Sciences from McMaster University and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Toronto. Dr. McDowall expressed his excitement upon joining CKHA. 

“I am thrilled to start my Family Medicine Residency in Chatham-Kent! I have continuously heard wonderful praise for the staff and atmosphere at CKHA and from day one everyone has been so welcoming and friendly in the local community. I’m very grateful for the opportunity to start the next chapter of my medical career here in Chatham-Kent,” said Dr. McDowall. 

Drs. Gross and McDowall join second-year Family Medicine Residents, Drs. Narisa Duboff, Kristin McCulloch, Cara McMahon, Shawn Segeren, Sarah Sikkema, Travis Trudeau and fellow first-year Resident Hina Jhawer, who will begin her second year of Residency in the fall. 


For more information please contact: 

Kim Sutton, Medical Affairs & Education Specialist 
519.352.6401 ext. 6083 
ksutton [at] ckha [dot] on [dot] ca 

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