Erin is an Associate Professor in medical education and curriculum development at NOSM University and is the inaugural Director of the Dr. Gilles Arcand Centre for Health Equity. She currently co-chairs the Northern and Rural Health curriculum course in the Undergraduate Medical Education program and is a founding member and the Chair of Medical Education Research Lab in the North (MERLIN), a community of practice research group focused on building capacity and innovating socially accountable medical education research.
As an educational leader, Erin represents NOSM University on multiple national groups such as the Canadian Medical Education Research Centre Directors Group and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Social Accountability Network. Her research focuses on social justice pedagogies that support transformation in education and health systems. With regional, provincial, and national funding focused on socially accountable medical education research, Erin fosters multidisciplinary research collaborations. Prior to joining NOSM University in 2017, she held a faculty appointment at Memorial University of Newfoundland and enjoyed a varied career as a professional athlete and communications specialist. Erin loves living in Northern Ontario and enjoys vibrant outdoor adventures with her partner and four young children.