TMC Clinic Physician in Running for Becoming a Canadian Astronaut
Posted on December 13th, 2017
Dr. Adam Sirek is a family physician and part of the TMC team. In 2017, it was announced that he was one of the 17 finalists considered to be an astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency. He underwent extensive testing where he was required to fight fires, save sinking ships, solve problems, and demonstrate peak physical fitness. While he was not chosen as one of the two selected astronauts, he was honoured to be considered on the short list. Dr. Sirek has a special interest in aerospace medicine, serves as an officer in the Canadian Forces (Reserves) and as a Transport Canada Civil Aviation Medical Examiner. Additionally, he is a faculty member at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
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