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Dr. Sandy Buchman
Mississauga, Ontario

Dr. Sandy Buchman is firm believer in the idea that if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem. Before obtaining his medical degree and completing his family medicine residency at McMaster University, he had a background in psychology and worked as a relationship-based social worker. Dr. Buchman is naturally […]

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Dr. Elizabeth Shaw
Hamilton, Ontario

Dr. Liz Shaw is currently a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, having graduated from both their medical school and Family Medicine residency program in 1981 and 1983 respectively. She joined the Department in 1997 following 10 years in community practice and 5 years as Family Medicine faculty at the University […]

Dr. Bonnie Henry

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Bonnie Henry’s delivery of daily media updates as British Columbia’s Provincial Health Officer garnered praise from around the world for her even-keeled, empathetic, and evidence-based approach. Her gentle reminder to “Be kind, be calm, and be safe” inspired confidence in the provincial government’s response to the crisis. […]

Dr. George Carson
Regina, Saskatchewan

One of the most joyful things you can do in medicine is assist in the delivery of a baby, according to Dr. George Carson. It’s little wonder, then, that he has dedicated his career to improving the care of pregnant women across Canada. Following medical school at Queen’s University, Dr. Carson began his residency in […]

Dr. Antoine Boivin
Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Antoine Boivin obtained his medical degree from the University of Montreal and completed his residency at Dalhousie University. After his medical training in Canada, Dr. Boivin undertook health services research training in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. He practised for seven years in the remote rural community of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, before moving to […]

Dr. Catherine Cook
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Having healthy families with healthy children in healthy communities is an optimal goal for every country in the world, and by practising family medicine Dr. Catherine Cook felt she could truly work toward achieving it, especially within Indigenous communities in Manitoba. Dr. Cook obtained her medical degree and master of science from the University of […]

Dr. Andrew Cave
Edmonton, Alberta

For Dr. Andrew Cave, the anticipation of every new day in the clinic is energizing. He says the best part of family medicine is the long-standing relationships he establishes with his patients, which he values just as much as those with his clinic partners, colleagues from other disciplines, and other team members. Born in England, […]