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Dr. Raymond Gilbert
Toronto, ON

Dr. Gilbert graduated from University of Toronto’s medical school and practised family medicine for a number of years in Toronto. Soon after, he was appointed to the Department of Family Medicine at the new McMaster medical school as he wanted to be involved in using new approaches to teach family medicine. Dr. Gilbert spent 25 […]

Dr Richard V. Birtwhistle

Dr. Richard V. Birtwhistle
Kingston, ON

Dr. Richard Birtwhistle is a family physician and clinical epidemiologist. He is a professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Community Health and Epidemiology, and Director of the Centre for Studies in Primary Care in the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University. He also served as the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education […]

Dr William E. Hogg

Dr. William E. Hogg

Dr. William Hogg completed a MSc in experimental medicine (Department of Physiology) while completing his MD CM at McGill University. In 1975 he received his CCFP following a residency in family medicine at Western University. In 1993, Dr Hogg completed the Masters of Clinical Science Graduate Studies Program at Western University. Dr. Hogg’s research program […]

Dr Ellen Rosenberg

Dr. Ellen Rosenberg
Montreal, QC

Dr. Ellen Rosenberg completed both her medical degree and her family medicine residency at McGill University, where she is currently Associate Professor in Family Medicine. Her present work translates the strengths and weaknesses of primary care medical services for limited language proficiency patients from the perspectives of the patients, family interpreters, professional interpreters, and family […]

Dr Howard Bergman

Dr. Howard Bergman
Montreal, QC

Dr. Howard Bergman is chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine, Medicine, and Oncology, and the first Dr. Joseph Kaufmann Professor of Geriatric Medicine at McGill University. The main thrust of Dr. Bergman’s work has been to link research with policy change in the fields of aging, chronic disease, and frailty, […]

Dr Mark Yaffe

Dr. Mark Yaffe
Montreal, QC

In addition to maintaining a large family practice, Dr. Mark Yaffe was an early inductee into the McGill Faculty of Medicine Honour Roll for teaching excellence, and a recipient of the Quebec College of Family Physicians’ Award of Excellence. His work on elder abuse is acknowledged internationally. He led an interdisciplinary team that developed and […]

Dr Ian Cameron; Halifax, NS

Dr. Ian Cameron
Halifax, NS

Dr. Ian Cameron received his medical degree from Dalhousie University after receiving a bachelor’s degree in history. He has been the long-standing president of the Dalhousie Society for the History of Medicine and was the founding chairperson of the Medical Museum of Nova Scotia. His career spans seven years in private practice, 33 years in […]

Dr Roger Thomas

Dr Roger Thomas
St. John’s, NL

Dr Roger Thomas is the 2013 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Family Medicine Research Award. This award honours individuals who were our trailblazers and leaders in family medicine research, and who made a significant career contribution to family medicine research during their active career years. Dr Thomas obtained his medical degree and interned at […]

Dr Anthony Valentine

Dr Anthony Valentine
Winnipeg, MB

Dr Anthony Valentine is the 2013 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Family Medicine Research Award. This award honours individuals who were our trailblazers and leaders in family medicine research, and who made a significant career contribution to family medicine research during their active career years. Educated in London, England, Dr Valentine practised in Great […]