Dr. David Tannenbaum
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. David Tannenbaum is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto (U of T). He received his medical degree from McGill University in 1977 and completed residency training in family medicine at McGill University and at the Medical University […]

Dr. Marshall Godwin

“Family medicine has provided me with a life I have enjoyed immensely. Besides being a family doctor, I know nothing else. That’s who I am and who I will always be.” Dr. Marshall Godwin’s passion for family medicine sparked an early interest in pursuing a career in primary care. In 1977 Dr. Godwin completed his […]

Dr. Frederick Burge
Halifax, Nova-Scotia

“Family medicine has enabled me to bring the world of patients, learners, researchers, and health system decision makers together to build a more promising future in primary care.” After acquiring a doctorate in medicine from Queen’s University in the 1970s, Dr. Frederick Burge gravitated toward advancing health care and focusing on patients facing chronic end-of-life […]

Dr. Stuart Iglesias
Parry Sound, Ontario

“The historical definition of primary care, where procedural care is owned exclusively by the specialties, has negatively impacted rural Canada, where there are few specialists. Without local surgery programs, rural emergency, trauma, and maternity services, are not sustainable.” A rural family physician working to bring evidence and advocacy to the paradigm that rural primary care […]

Dr. Chantal Arsenault
Dieppe, Quebec

Originally from Dieppe, Dr. Chantal Arseneault completed her family medicine residency at Laval University in 1990. Through the years, she has been in private practice and has also practised in the emergency department and as a hospitalist at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre (DGLDUHC). She was a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University […]