Dr. Braun is responsible for the primary care and community care portfolio, as well as jointly for the provision of ambulatory care, acute care, community care and continuing care in the AHS Calgary Zone, as well as in central and southern Alberta.
Previously, Dr. Braun was the Acting Associate Zone Medical Director for the AHS Calgary Zone. He was jointly accountable with the Senior Operating Officer for all community AHS services in the Calgary Zone, including seniors care, long-term care, home care, palliative care, primary care, chronic disease management, public health, addiction and mental health, and rural health services.
He has held various health care leadership roles in Calgary and area since 1996.
Dr. Braun continues to work as a palliative care physician, providing care to patients on regional palliative care units and offering consultation services within regional hospitals.
He is also a Clinical Associate Professor with the Department of Family Medicine, Division of Palliative Medicine at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.
Dr. Braun earned his MD in 1982 from the University of Calgary.