Dr. Charl Els

Dr. Charl Els is a psychiatrist, addiction specialist, and medical review officer, as well as a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta. He completed medical and psychiatry training in South Africa followed by two fellowships at the University of Toronto. He chairs the Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada’s Guideline Committee, and serves on the University of Alberta's Health Research Ethics Board. Aside from his clinical practice, Charl is involved in training residents and medical students in the fields of occupational psychiatry and addiction medicine. He also conducts research, has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and regularly conducts assessments on employees in safety-sensitive and decision-critical positions.

Tel: (780) 932-7217
Email: cels@ualberta.ca