Dr. Stuart Iglesias
Parry Sound, Ontario 2022

“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. 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. David Price

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. Dominique Deschênes/DreDominique Deschênes

Dr. Dominique Deschênes
Québec, QC

This award honours a CFPC family physician member identified as an outstanding advocate and public spokesperson for family medicine, family physicians, and their patients. A graduate of Laval University, Dr. Dominique Deschênes received her Certification in Family Medicine in 2005. She began her career on the North Shore, Quebec, treating an extremely diverse and vulnerable […]