Bio: Dr. Michael Kenyon, MBBCh, Dip.Av.Med., FCP(SA), FACP, FRCPC, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Mike is leader of the ICU group in Nanaimo, Central Vancouver Island. He spends 2 weeks/month doing internal medicine/critical care and fly - fishing in Northern BC. Mike graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He completed post-graduate training at Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto, Johannesburg (interrupted by 2 years of bush-war (SWA/Namibia & Angola) in the South African Army Medical Corps). He was a Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine & Nephrology, and a part-time Consultant in Intensive Care at “Bara”. He is a Fellow of the College of Physicians of South Africa, a Fellow (and past Examiner) of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (and current Governor of the BC Chapter of the ACP). He has a special interest in the training of Fellows in rural /community critical care and GIM (including fly - fishing) for the Faculty of Medicine, UBC. He has done three tours of duty in the Role 3 MMU/ICU at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan and his Nanaimo ICU “Band of Brothers” group played a major role in the provision of ICU services in Kandahar/Southern Afghanistan “for all victims of war” (until handover of the hospital to the US military in October 2009). This is Mike’s 40th year of clinical medicine and 56th year of fly - fishing. He received the 2019 UBC Faculty of Medicine Award for Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching.
His eclectic ICU group are mostly General Internists with multiple sub-specialty certifications and interests.