Dr. Sheldon Elman
Sheldon is an entrepreneur at heart. In 2008, he co-founded Persistence Capital Partners – Canada’s only private equity firm dedicated to investing in Canadian healthcare companies. He plays an active role at PCP, finding and evaluating new investment opportunities and fundraising. In addition to these responsibilities, he maintains an active medical practice.
In 1981, Sheldon founded Medisys Health Group, Canada’s leading provider of private preventive health services. Under his leadership, Medisys has become Canada’s leading national private and corporate healthcare service provider. This has established Sheldon as one of Canada’s top corporate medical advisors. He continues to be involved in Medisys as Chairman.
Sheldon is also an active member of Canada’s business and social community. He is a board member of the CD Howe Institute, a member of the Cercle des Présidents, a member of World Presidents Organization (WPO), a past recipient of E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Quebec, as well as a past Co-Chair of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Ball and Co-Chair of the Quebec Ride to Conquer Cancer.
Sheldon graduated from McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and is a member of the Canadian College of Family Physicians.