Dr. Doug Weir (Co-Chair)

Dr. Doug Weir (Co-Chair) was President of the Ontario Medical Association 2012-2013 and on the OMA Board of Directors from May 2005 to April 2014. He has been active in the Ontario Medical Association since 1988 and continues to serve on a number of committees. During his year as President he championed a number of issues including Alcohol Harm Reduction, Obesity Prevention and Improving Mental Health Services for Teenagers and Young Adults.

Dr. Weir has been practising psychiatry in Toronto for 30 years. He graduated from the University of Calgary medical school in 1977, and completed residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 1981. He then completed two years of training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He completed training at the Toronto Institute of Psychoanalysis in 1990. Dr. Weir was honoured with the Jane Chamberlin award from the Association of General Hospital Psychiatric Services. He received the President's Commendation from the Canadian Psychiatric Association in 2009. In June 2012, Dr. Weir earned a Masters Certificate in physician leadership by completing the OMA Physician Leadership Development Program. Currently, Dr. Weir maintains a busy solo practice in psychiatry, with a special interest in children and adolescents. For many years he has worked with children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He also works with children and adolescents with ADHD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and substance abuse disorders. He is on the faculty of the Toronto Psychoanalytic Institute and the Canadian Institute for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy