Dr. Darren Lorenz joined the Shuswap Hospital Foundation Board in 2016. He and his wife Susan have 3 children, ages 8, 10, and 12 and have been fortunate to live in the Salmon Arm area since 2007. He is a full service family physician currently working at the Mount Ida Medical Clinic, as well as Salmon Arm Mental Health and Substance Use. He is an active member of the medical staff. Past appointments include physician lead of the BC Stroke Collaborative and head of the Emergency Department at Shuswap Lake Hospital. He is the current Rural Medical Director Acute for Thompson Cariboo Shuswap. Interests include spending time with family, travelling, and sports such as golf, hockey and skiing.