Dr. Darlene Kitty

Dr. Darlene Kitty
Chisasibi, Quebec

As a family physician and Indigenous leader, Dr. Darlene Kitty is passionate about mentoring Indigenous people who work in health care.  Dr. Kitty received her medical degree from the University of Ottawa in 2002 and completed her family medicine residency and emergency medicine training in northeastern Ontario. As a Cree woman, Dr. Kitty realized her […]

catherine cook

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. Scott McLeod
Sherwood Park, AB

Dr. Scott McLeod earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Regina, and then completed medical school and family medicine residency at the University of Saskatchewan. From 2003 to 2004, he attended the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine and the University of Texas School of Public Health in San Antonio Texas, […]

James Rourke

Dr. James Rourke
St. John’s, NL

After attending a one-room rural public school, Dr. James Rourke went on to obtain his medical degree from Western University in London, Ontario, in 1976, where he also completed his family medicine residency and a master of clinical science in family medicine in 1993. He chose family medicine because it provided the opportunity to practise […]


Dr. Louise Nasmith
Vancouver, BC

Passionate about primary health care, Dr. Louise Nasmith is a professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is a Fellow with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and an honorary Fellow with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Nasmith obtained her medical […]


Dr. Lynn Wilson
Toronto, ON

Dr. Lynn Wilson is a professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, one of the largest academic family medicine departments in the world; it was at the University of Toronto that Dr. Wilson received her undergraduate medical degree and family medicine training. Dr. Wilson has been […]

Dr C. Ruth Wilson

Dr. C. Ruth Wilson
Kingston, ON

Dr. C. Ruth Wilson is a professor of family medicine at Queen’s University, where she was chair of the Department of Family Medicine for 10 years. From 2001 to 2004, she served as chair of the Ontario Family Health Network, a provincial government agency created to implement primary care reform in Ontario. This effort laid […]

Dr Calvin L. Gutkin

Dr. Calvin L. Gutkin
Mississauga, ON

Dr. Gutkin graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1969. He achieved his Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada from the CFPC in 1974, and the Emergency Medicine and Fellowship designations in 1982 and 1984, respectively. Prior to his CFPC career, Dr. Gutkin was Director of the University of Toronto Residency in […]