Posted on Sep 16, 2017
 
Past President and Member: Dr Aniz Khalfan
 
Dr Aniz Khalfan is a Medical Specialist, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada. Aniz grew up in Africa, obtained her Medical Degree in the United Kingdom and on emigrating to Vancouver with her family she completed her specialization as an Anaesthesiologist at the University of British Columbia. Dr Khalfan practices in Vancouver with a long career as an Anaesthesiologist at Providence Health she  presently has a focused  Chronic Pain Practice 
Dr Khalfan is very involved in teaching and in the community. She is an Examiner for the Medical Council of Canada and has held various Leadership Positions for the Rotary Club of West Vancouver, the Agakhan Health Board and is on the Medical Advisory Committee of the MEFM Society of British Columbia.
 
Aniz was President of the West Vancouver Rotary Club 2016-2017 and her focus and vision was toward elimination of Polio worldwide
 
Aniz and her husband Karim Rahemtulla have 2 children, a daughter also a Medical doctor and a son aspiring to be a  Physicist.
Aniz and her family are avid outdoor enthusiasts enjoying hiking, biking sailing and skiing 
 
It was growing up in a family and community that practiced the ethos of service, volunteering and philanthropy that was an inspiration for her.
Rotary's vision toward the elimination of polio worldwide drew Aniz to join the club.
As President of the Club 2016 to 2017 Aniz worked tirelessly toward this inspiring the club with matching all club donations toward Polioplus.
 
Photo: Aniz Khalfan and Family