MLA Dr. Raj Sherman, Edmonton-Meadowlark

Father in Heaven, we pray for Dr. Raj
Sherman today, Leader of the Opposition and MLA for Edmonton-Meadowlark. Thank
you for wisdom and insight to carry out his responsibilities. We ask that you
would to give him the strength and vitality he needs for the many tasks before
him and to continue to practice medicine. May he be aware of the needs in his
constituency that require his attention and how to access the resources to meet
those needs. We pray that he would daily experience health and wellbeing.

Liberal Opposition Leader

Dr. Raj Sherman was elected to
his second term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Meadowlark
on April 23, 2012. He was appointed to the Standing Committee on the Alberta
Heritage Savings Trust Fund and the Special Standing Committee on Members´
Services on May 24, 2012. He previously served as a member of the Standing
Committee on Alberta´s Economic Future.

He served as parliamentary
assistant to the Minister of Health and Wellness from March 12, 2008, to
November 22, 2010. In September 2011 he became Leader of the Official

Dr. Sherman completed his
medical studies at the University of Alberta, and after obtaining his MD from
the Faculty of Medicine, he specialized in family and emergency medicine.

During his first term, medical
career he served as a STARS flight physician, as president of the section of
emergency medicine for the Alberta Medical Association (AMA), and as a member
of the AMA Health Issues Council.

Active in his community, Dr.
Sherman is a director of the Society for Helping Lives in Poverty, a past
member of the McKernan housing community, and a soccer and basketball coach. He
also runs a small construction business designing and building custom-made

Dr. Sherman is a past member of
the University of Alberta Senate and a clinical lecturer at the University of
Alberta’s Faculty of Medicine. He continues to be a keynote speaker and
panellist at national health conferences.

Among his many professional
accomplishments Dr. Sherman received a gold pin for his service with STARS, a
bronze medal from the Lifesaving Society Alberta and Northwest Territories, and
the Alan Drummond advocacy award from the Canadian Association of Emergency

In July 2011 he was voted one
of the 50 most influential Albertans by Alberta Venture magazine.
He continues practising
emergency medicine on weekends in Edmonton, Alberta.

March 15, 2013