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. […]


Dr. Joanna Bates
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Joanna Bates is a professor emerita of family medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the founding director of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Bates has held numerous roles at UBC, including professor, associate dean of admissions, and senior associate dean. During her tenure in […]

Dr. Jude Kornelsen

Dr. Jude Kornelsen
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Jude Kornelsen is the Co-Director for the Centre for Rural Health Research at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Family Practice, and Co-Principal Investigator of the Rural Maternity Care New Emerging Team. A health services researcher, she is currently involved in two programs of research: one focused on providing an evidence base to […]

Dr Douglas Henley

Dr. Douglas Henley
Leawood, Kansas

Dr. Douglas Henley has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) since 2000, where he works with a board of directors on the mission, strategy, and vision for the AAFP and serves as a trustee on the board of directors for the AAFP Foundation. He […]

Sister Monique Bourget/Soeur Monique Bourget

Sister Monique Bourget
Sao Paulo, Brazil

A native of Montreal and a McGill University Medical School graduate, Sister Monique Bourget is a member of the religious order of the Sisters of Saint Marcelina. She completed two years of religious studies in Milan, returning to Montreal in 1992 to complete a two-year family medicine residency at St. Mary’s Hospital. In 1994, at […]


Dr. Jocelyn Charles
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Jocelyn Charles is a family physician at the Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team, through which she provides comprehensive, interprofessional, team-based family medicine and contributes to family medicine education in an academic teaching unit. She also provides home-based primary care to frail seniors and housebound patients with a team of learners and interprofessional team members. […]


Dr. Heidi James
Riverview, New Brunswick

When Dr. Heidi James was younger a physician she knew told her, “If you like people, be a family doctor”—and that’s exactly what she did. Today, Dr. James’s clinical practice consists primarily of outpatient and inpatient care; minor procedures and surgical assists; and house calls with the Moncton Hospital and Riverview Family Practice. Dr. James […]

Dr. Clare Liddy, recipient of the Researcher of the Year award/Dre Clare Liddy, récipiendaire du Prix du chercheur de l’année en médecine familiale

Dr. Clare Liddy
Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. Clare Liddy is the Interim Chair of and an associate professor in the University of Ottawa’s Department of Family Medicine, a clinical investigator at the C.T. Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, a senior researcher at the Bruyère Research Institute, and a family doctor with the Ottawa Hospital Academic Family Health Team. In each […]