Dr. Douglas A. (Gus) Grant is the Registrar and CEO of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

Dr. Grant has degrees from Harvard in literature, McGill in law, and Dalhousie in medicine and has practiced law and medicine in the United States and Canada.

Dr. Grant has served in leadership roles on many national and provincial organizations. He is a Past President of the Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada and has sat on the board of the Medical Council of Canada. He was the founding chair of the FMRAC Working Group on Anti-Indigenous Racism. He served as chair of the Nova Scotia Prescription Monitoring Program and of Nova Scotia Regulated Health Professions Network and continues to sit on those boards.

Dr. Grant is a co-author of the national Guidelines on the Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain. Dr. Grant sits on the advisory council for PrescribeIT, a national initiative to implement and improve safe e-prescribing. Dr. Grant is a member of the Health Canada Task Force on Medical Assistance in Dying and has testified to the Senate and to House of Commons-Senate Joint Committees on MAID.

A proud Haligonian, Dr. Grant maintains an active interest in any areas where the circles of law, medicine and the humanities overlap.

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