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Sen. Judith Seidman

Senator, Deputy Chair of the Senate’s Social Affairs, Science and Technology Committee

The Honourable Judith Seidman is an epidemiologist, health researcher, and social services advisor who was appointed to the Senate of Canada in 2009. Prior to her appointment, she was an active health research professional in the McGill University Health Centre network in Montreal, Quebec. As Deputy Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology, she has devoted her time to advancing solutions for better health and seniors care. Her professional experience as a member of a community health team has informed her work on key health policy issues, including artificial intelligence in health care, access to prescription medicine, and medical assistance in dying.