“Dr Sookram is an emergency physician for Alberta Health Services and he has had a long (>20 year) history with the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS). In that time he has served as a Transport Physician, as well as Medical Director, for one of the bases in the program.
He has helped coordinate care, supported rural care providers and optimized medical care and transport for countless patients. He has had firsthand involvement in major incidents such as the Pine Lake tornado. As well he continues to lend his expertise in the training of the next generation of clinicians and health care providers.
He has, and continues to provide, outstanding, exemplary service to Albertans and indeed all Canadians.”
Dr JN Armstrong
Chief Medical Officer STARS
Associate Professor Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary