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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. Jude Kornelsen

Dr. Jude Kornelsen
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Jude Kornelsen is the Co-Director for the Centre for Rural Health Research at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Family Practice, and Co-Principal Investigator of the Rural Maternity Care New Emerging Team. A health services researcher, she is currently involved in two programs of research: one focused on providing an evidence base to […]

Dr Douglas Henley

Dr. Douglas Henley
Leawood, Kansas

Dr. Douglas Henley has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) since 2000, where he works with a board of directors on the mission, strategy, and vision for the AAFP and serves as a trustee on the board of directors for the AAFP Foundation. He […]

Sister Monique Bourget/Soeur Monique Bourget

Sister Monique Bourget
Sao Paulo, Brazil

A native of Montreal and a McGill University Medical School graduate, Sister Monique Bourget is a member of the religious order of the Sisters of Saint Marcelina. She completed two years of religious studies in Milan, returning to Montreal in 1992 to complete a two-year family medicine residency at St. Mary’s Hospital. In 1994, at […]

Recipient of the 2018 Honorary Membership Dr. Clinton Wong

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 […]

Ahmed Maherzi

Dr. Ahmed Maherzi
Montréal, QC

A graduate of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tunis El Manar, Dr. Ahmed Maherzi is a pediatrician, specializing in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. He was the Director of the Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology at the Mongi Slim University Hospital (La Marsa, Tunisia), and the Dean of the Tunis University Faculty […]

Céline Plourde

Ms. Céline Plourde
St-Léonard d’Aston, QC

Ms. Céline Plourde stands out as a pharmacist who is devoted to her community and who has made exceptional efforts to promote patient education and interdisciplinarity in health care. In 1976, she graduated from the Laval University Faculty of Pharmacy with a degree in health science and pharmacy. After working with physicians during some of […]

Dr David Goldbloom

Dr. David Goldbloom
Toronto, ON

Highly renowned and respected within his field, Dr. David S. Goldbloom has worked as a psychiatric consultant to family physicians for more than 30 years. Within the field of psychiatry, he has actively promoted the power of communication through teaching, presentations, and numerous publications. He trained in medicine and psychiatry at McGill University, and is […]

Howard Chodos

Dr. Howard Chodos
Ottawa, ON

Dr. Howard Chodos earned his PhD from the University of Manchester, England, in 1995. He currently works as an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Over the course of eight years at the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Dr. Chodos led the development of the first Mental Health Strategy […]