The governance of the Association is vested in:

1.The Biennial Delegates Meeting (B.D.M.)
2.The National Executive Council (N.E.C.)
3.The Chapters of the Association. 


The National Oicers of the Association are:

1. President
2. 1st Vice President
3. 2nd Vice President
4. Secretary General
5. Assistant Secretary General
6. National Treasurer
7. Publicity Secretary
8. Auditor
9. Editor of the Journal 


The National Officers of the Association are:

1. Prof. Ngim Ngim President
2. Dr. Kenneth Ozoilo 1st Vice President
3. Prof. Patricia Akeredolu 2nd Vice President
4. Dr. Aiong Ibanga Secretary General
5. Dr. Obiabo Y. Olugbo Assistant Secretary
6. Dr. Chidi Okafor National Treasurer
7. Dr. Kenechi Onah Publicity Secretary
8. Dr. Ayodele E. Orimolade Auditor
9. Prof S.N.C Anyanwu Editor of the Journal
10. Prof. Balarabe S. Garko Ex Oicio I
11. Dr. Abdulkadir L. Rafindadi Ex Oicio II 

MDCAN Past Presidents

1. Prof. Ngim Ngim 2017 - 2019
2. Prof. Balarabe S. Garko 2015-2017
3. Dr. Steven Oluwole 2013-2015
4. Prof. Amos Gadzama 2011-2013
5. Prof. O. Udofia 2009-2011
6. Dr. L I Audu 2007-2009
7. Dr. S O Giwa 2005-2007
8. Dr. W Gashau 2003-2005
9. Prof S.N.C Anyanwu 2000-2003
10. Prof. G C Onyemelukwe 1999-2000
11. Prof. A A E Orhue 1997-1999
12. Prof. E E Emuveyan 1995-1997
13. Prof. P O Abiodun 1993-1995
14. Prof. A O Grange 1991-1993
15. Prof. J Adenubi 1989-1991
16. Prof O O Coker 1987-1989
17. Prof. F I Iweze 1985-1987 

MDCAN Past Secretary General.

1. Dr. Abdulkadir L. Rafindadi 2015-2017
2. Dr. A. Adeosun, Dr.Kunle Adesokan (Ag.), Dr. Victor Makanjuola 2013 -2015
3. Dr. Yakub Nyandati 2011-2013
4. Dr. Ngim Ngim 2009-2011
5. Dr. K. Iregbu 2007-2009
6. Dr. Fred Jarikred 2005-2007
7. Dr. Stephen Oguche 2003-2005
8. Dr. J.C. Orakwe 2001-2003
9. Dr. R. Uwakwe 2000-2001 (Ag.)
10. Dr. H. Akhionbare 1999-2000
11. Dr. A. Omoigberu 1997-1999
12. Dr. D.I. Oke 1995-1997
13. Dr. S.N.C Anyanwu 1994-1995 (Ag.)
14. Dr. Waziri Erame 1993-1994
15. Dr. E. Emuveyan 1991-1993 


The Medical and Dental Consultants' Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), an affiliate of Nigerian Medical Association is the largest specialist medical association in the west African sub-region with over 2,000 members from teaching and specialist hospitals from all parts of Nigeria.
Policy decisions are made by the Association's National Executive Council (NEC) which is the governing body.

The National Executive Council is the governing body of the Association and has full powers to act on its behalf in the period between the Annual Delegates' Meetings in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the Association unless otherwise stated in the constitution.