Catherine Allaire, MD, FRCS, is the current President of the Canadian Society for the Advancement of Gynecologic Excellence (CanSAGE) and a founding member of EndoAct. She believes that all endometriosis patients in Canada should have timely access to evidence-based and patient centered care. She is the co-founder and medical director of the BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis, a unique interdisciplinary clinic, and has devoted her professional life to treating patients with these conditions. She was an early adopter and teacher of minimally invasive surgical techniques for gynecologic conditions. She is part of an active endometriosis research team that has substantial CIHR funding and has co-authored many publications in the field. She is considered a leader in the area of endometriosis care and has been an invited speaker at many national and international meetings, where she has advocated for increased awareness and access to comprehensive care for endometriosis patients.
Dr. Allaire reports personal fees from Abbvie and Allergan, outside EndoAct Canada work.