Guest Profile

Dr. Shahana Alibhai

Dr. Shahana Alibhai is a TEDx speaker, family physician and mental health expert.


She has worked with a multitude of organizations including the University of British

Columbia, Scotiabank and Remax to help the audience gain more clarity into their

mental health. Her podcasts are heard internationally and she has volunteered her

time through speaking to improve the mental health in developing countries such as Let's Talk Nepal.


As a lead physician at one of British Columbia’s largest youth health centres, much

of Dr. Shahana’s career is focused on those struggling with their mental health.

She has created an innovative program entitled "Think Like a Doc", where Dr.

Shahana volunteers her time to perform outreach in various schools to allow them

to play the role of a doctor and in turn learn about their physical and mental health.


Her insights are highly sought after and she’s been featured in multiple major media

including CTV and Global. She is best known for her “Emotional Literacy for Better

Mental Health” TEDx talk and as a panelist at International Women’s Day.


She has served on the UBC Faculty of Medicine Residency training program and is

currently a National accreditor for the College of Canadian Family Physicians.