Members of the GI Division are active in many levels of academic administration, including Departmental, Health Centre, University, Provincial, National and International.
Dr. Rashid is the Medical Director, Provincial Home Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition Programme, Nova Scotia. He is the Co-coordinator, Pediatric Clinical Clerkship Program, Dalhousie University. He is a member of the following Dalhousie committees: Paediatric Postgraduate Medical Education Committee, Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee, and the Paediatric Undergraduate Medical Education Committee, Dalhousie University. He is active on the Nutrition Support Committee of the QE-II Health Sciences Centre. Within the IWK he is a member of the Children's Services Peri-operative Committee, and serves on the Finance and Management Committee of the Department of Paediatrics. He is also active in the Canadian Celiac Association serving as Medical Advisor to the Halifax Chapter and is on the National Medical Advisory Board.
Dr. Otley is Vice Chair of the Division Heads Council and serves on the Executive Committee, Department of Pediatrics. As Co-Chair of the IWK Research Ethics Board, he also is a member of the Research Ethics Council of Dalhousie University, and the REB Audit Committee of the IWK Health Centre. He is a member of the following other Health Centre committees: Pediatric Nutrition Support Committee, Complementary alternative Medicine Policy Working Group, and served as Chair, Pediatric Gastroenterology Search Committee. Nationally, Dr. Otley is a Director of the Hinda Kopelman Charitable Foundation, and a member of the Nutrition Committee of the Canadian Pediatric Society. Internationally he serves as a member of the Pediatric Affairs Committee of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). As well he is an active member of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Committee, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Dr. Chambers is a member of the boards of the Society of Pediatric Psychology and the Canadian Pain Society. She is also a a psychological consultant and member of the Help ELiminate Pain in KIDS (HELPinKIDS) team led by Dr. Anna Taddio
Dr. Chambers is a co-organizer for the International Forum on Pediatric Pain and a co-organizer of the Halifax Pain Network at Dalhousie University. Dr. Chambers has served on many university and hospital committees, including being a member of the Killam predoctoral awards committee, the clinical program committee and the graduate program committee. She has been a member of the Medical Research Committee, the Faculty of Medicine Curriculum Renewal Committee, and the Task Force on PhD's and Policies and Practices in the Department of Pediatrics.