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Dr. Rick Glazier
Toronto, ON

Dr. Rick Glazier is a well-known family physician and a pioneer in primary health care service delivery research. During his career he has made a significant impact on how we think about population health and what we can do collectively to improve access to high-quality care for everyone. Dr. Glazier has brought clarity to key […]

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Dr. James Irvine
La Ronge, Saskatchewan

Dr. James Irvine grew up in a small town in a rural area of Saskatchewan, where connections and relationships within the community were valued and social responsibility was an integral part of being a physician. His desire to pursue family medicine solidified during a summer externship, during which he witnessed the benefits of having physicians […]

Dr. Susan Phillips/Dre Susan Phillips

Dr. Susan Phillips
Kingston, ON

Dr. Susan Phillips’ upbringing was guided by three principles that encapsulate why she chose family medicine as a profession: always question; treat people equally and with dignity; and if you work hard, you can do anything. After initially struggling to find her calling, she studied physical sciences at the University of Guelph and medicine at […]

Dr. Eva Grunfeld/Dre Eva Grunfeld

Dr. Eva Grunfeld
Toronto, ON

Dr. Eva Grunfeld completed medical school at McMaster University, a doctorate in epidemiology at Oxford University, and a diploma in acupuncture through the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. Since 2008 Dr. Grunfeld has been the Giblon Professor and Vice-Chair, Research, in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is […]

Dr. June Carroll/Dre June Carroll

Dr. June Carroll
Toronto, ON

Dr. June Carroll completed her medical degree and family medicine residency at the University of Toronto. As a student she found biology and genetics fascinating; she chose family medicine as a career for its diverse challenges, its involvement with patients over the entire life cycle, and the ability to make a difference in people’s lives. […]

Yvonne Steinert

Dr. Yvonne Steinert
Montréal, QC

A trained clinical psychologist, Dr. Yvonne Steinert started her career in family medicine at the Herzl Family Practice Centre of the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Quebec, where she was responsible for teaching and learning behavioural sciences from 1976 to 2000. Since then, she has been actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and […]

James Rourke

Dr. James Rourke
St. John’s, NL

Dr. James Rourke was an active rural family physician, including obstetrics and emergency work, in Goderich, Ontario, for 25 years with his wife and medical partner, Dr. Leslie Rourke. Their practice was one of the primary Rural Family Medicine teaching sites at Western University. His most exciting and long-lasting success has been translating evidence for […]