Dr. MacCallum graduated from the University of British Columbia Internal Medicine Residency Program in 2013. She completed her Undergraduate Medical training in 2009 and her Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy in 2005 at Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she was born and raised.
Upon graduation, Dr. MacCallum, practiced Pain & Addiction Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital and Heartwood Addiction Program at BC Women’s Hospital. In addition she also practiced complex pain medicine at the CHANGEpain Clinic and BC Women’s Complex Chronic Disease Program.
Currently she is a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine at UBC where she provides inpatient care on the Internal Medicine Ward at UBC Hospital and Bone Marrow Transplant Ward at VGH. She is also a guest lecturer and preceptor for UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Pharm D Program.
She is also the Medical director at Greenleaf Medical Clinic; a cannabis clinic in Langley, British Columbia which assesses patients’ suitability for therapy with legal, Health Canada approved medical cannabis. Greenleaf also offers groups to provide patients with additional tools to manage their complex pain including; pain neurosciences, therapeutic movement, meditation, sleep, nutrition and medicinal cannabis groups.
Dr. MacCallum has a passion for cannabis education and done a number of CME presentations and preceptorships for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other allied health care professionals.
Her cannabis interest is focused on the multimodal effects of cannabis on symptoms clusters and central sensitivity syndrome; cannabis for reducing adverse effects from pharmaceuticals, polypharmacy and opioid use; patient dosing individualization and self titration; and medical cannabis product standardization/ quality assurance.