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Rodney A. Crutcher
Victoria, BC

After completing medical school in 1977 at the University of Calgary, a family medicine residency, and rural and international locum work, Dr. Rodney Crutcher began a family practice in Calgary in 1981, which became a teaching practice that he continued until June 2013. He was appointed as a clinical lecturer at the University of Calgary […]

Dr. Michel Donoff
Edmonton, AB

Dr. Michel Donoff completed his undergraduate medical education and family medicine residency at the University of Alberta. He practised family medicine, including hospital care, maternity care, nursing home care, and palliative care, for 30 years. Over the past decade he has dedicated his time to leadership roles, including serving as an associate chair of the […]

Dr. Cindy Blackstock

Dr. Cindy Blackstock has her PhD in social work and is a professor at McGill University’s School of Social Work. She is also the Executive Director for the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, which provides reconciliation-based public education, research, and support to promote the safety and well-being of First Nations children, […]

Dr. Susan Phillips
Kingston, ON

Dr. Susan Phillips’ upbringing was guided by three principles that encapsulate why she chose family medicine as a profession: always question; treat people equally and with dignity; and if you work hard, you can do anything. After initially struggling to find her calling, she studied physical sciences at the University of Guelph and medicine at […]

Dr. Eva Grunfeld
Toronto, ON

Dr. Eva Grunfeld completed medical school at McMaster University, a doctorate in epidemiology at Oxford University, and a diploma in acupuncture through the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. Since 2008 Dr. Grunfeld has been the Giblon Professor and Vice-Chair, Research, in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is […]

Dr. June Carroll
Toronto, ON

Dr. June Carroll completed her medical degree and family medicine residency at the University of Toronto. As a student she found biology and genetics fascinating; she chose family medicine as a career for its diverse challenges, its involvement with patients over the entire life cycle, and the ability to make a difference in people’s lives. […]

Dr. David Price
Hamilton, ON

Dr. David Price earned his medical degree from the University of British Columbia and then completed a rotating internship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Montreal. He did three years of locums in Cambellton, New Brunswick, Vancouver, and Whitehorse, followed by a pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, and a […]

Dr. Clinton Wong
Vancouver, BC

Dr. Clinton Wong is an anesthesiologist and a clinical professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics. He attended both medical school and a PGY2 anesthesia residency at UBC, moving on to general practice and general practice anesthesia in Fort Nelson, British Columbia, from 1985 to 1988. He completed […]

Dr. Derelie Mangin
Hamilton, Ontario

Born in New Zealand, Dr. Derelie Mangin earned her medical degree at the University of Otago in 1985, and then took vocational training in family medicine and postgraduate training in public health. She spent her first years of practice in Christchurch, and was director of the Primary Care Research Unit at the University of Otago, […]