Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice

Sarah Sandusky - Chapter Coordinator, Merritt and Interim Attachment Coordinator

Sarah has experienced health care in three countries, three provinces, and three health authorities within BC. She has worked with the Rural and Remote Division since 2019, gaining a certificate in Quality and Safety from the Institute of Healthcare Improvement and the Core Health and Bystander to Ally certificates from San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training.

Over the previous two decades, Sarah served as a fundraising and communications strategist with non-profit organizations focused on homelessness, addiction, mental illness, health, education, and human rights. She held leadership positions at the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation in Vancouver, Street League (UK), BC Civil Liberties Association, and Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth in Toronto. She is a graduate of BCIT’s Marketing Communications program.

Sarah is dedicated to community wellness. She provides guidance on strategies that impact pain management programs as vice-chair of the board of directors and chair of the governance & nominations committee at Pain BC. She has also volunteered on a variety of regional and national health advisory committees.