Dr. Cynthia Landy
Calgary, Alberta

During her medical education at the University of Calgary students were taught every system of the body, one at a time. Dr. Cynthia Landy found each one fascinating, and in the end wanted to practise in all areas of medicine. After her first year of residency, an elective in rural family medicine showed her what […]


Dr. Kevin Coates
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Dr. Kevin Coates has worked as a full-scope family physician at the multidisciplinary St. Boniface Clinic in Winnipeg, Manitoba, since 1982; he has held the roles of President and Managing Partner since 1995 and has been a preceptor for physician assistants since 2013. He holds the distinction of being one of the first fee-for-service physicians […]


Dr. Evan Adams

Dr. Evan Adams is a Coast Salish actor and family physician from the Tla’amin First Nation near Powell River, British Columbia. After completing his medical degree at the University of Calgary he did his residency at the University of British Columbia (UBC), where he focused on Aboriginal health at the St. Paul’s Site of the […]


Dr. James Irvine
La Ronge, Saskatchewan

Dr. James Irvine grew up in a small town in a rural area of Saskatchewan, where connections and relationships within the community were valued and social responsibility was an integral part of being a physician. His desire to pursue family medicine solidified during a summer externship, during which he witnessed the benefits of having physicians […]

Dr. Gary Bloch

Dr. Gary Bloch
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Gary Bloch is an associate professor in the University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine and a family physician at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, where he is also co-chair of the Social Determinants of Health Committee in the department. He divides his time between clinical work, teaching, advocacy, and research. […]