Dr. Ramm Hering

Ramm Hering MD MSc CCFP (AM) Dip PH Dip ABAM CCSAM FASAM is the Victoria Site Director for the BCCSU Clinical Addiction Medicine Fellowship and works as a clinical consultant on various projects for the BCCSU. He is the Medical Director, Addiction Medicine for Island Health. He is the founding physician lead at the Addiction Medicine Consult Service and founded the Rapid Access Addiction Clinic (RAAC) both in Victoria BC. He also works at the Island Health Addiction Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Clinic and the Pandora Clinic in Victoria.

Dr. Hering was an invited reviewer of the BCCSU Guideline for the Clinical Management of Opioid Addiction and the forthcoming BCCSU Guideline on the Management of Alcohol Use Disorder. He was on the writing committee for the 1st and 2nd editions of the Nova Scotia College of Physicians and Surgeons Methadone Maintenance Treatment Guidelines in addition to being involved in numerous other addiction related clinical practice guidelines.

Dr. Hering has supervised a multitude of students during clinical electives/rotations and Addiction Medicine research projects. He is currently a clinical instructor with the UBC Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Hering received his medical degree from the University of Calgary and completed his Family Medicine Residency at Dalhousie University. He received a Masters in Neuroscience from McGill University and diploma in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr Hering completed a 1 year Fellowship in Clinical Addiction Medicine at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the University of Toronto (U of T). Dr Hering is certified in Addiction Medicine through the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), he is a certificant of the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM), a fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and received a certificate of added competency (CAC) in Addiction Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).