Dr. Lisa Graves
Ancaster, ON - 2023

With the hope of leading a successful career as a family physician, Dr. Lisa Graves graduated with a medical doctorate from the University of Ottawa in 1991. She completed her residency in family medicine and enhanced skills training in maternal and child health at McGill University in 1994. As a faculty member at McGill, she […]

Dr. David Tannenbaum
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. David Tannenbaum is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto (U of T). He received his medical degree from McGill University in 1977 and completed residency training in family medicine at McGill University and at the Medical University […]

Dr. Helen Batty

Dr. Helen P. Batty
Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Helen P. Batty is a professor in the University of Toronto (U of T)’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, where she has taught for more than 45 years. She has received many awards in family medicine teaching and faculty development and has contributed significantly to educating Canada’s future physicians by building capacity among […]

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Dr. Elizabeth Shaw
Hamilton, Ontario

A graduate of the medical school and family medicine residency program at McMaster University in 1981 and 1983, respectively, Dr. Liz Shaw is proud to share her knowledge and experience with current McMaster students as a professor in the Department of Family Medicine. She teaches residents in the mental health and behavioural sciences portion of […]


Dr. Joanna Bates
Vancouver, British Columbia

Dr. Joanna Bates is a professor emerita of family medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the founding director of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Bates has held numerous roles at UBC, including professor, associate dean of admissions, and senior associate dean. During her tenure in […]

Dr. Michael Donoff

Dr. Michel Donoff
Edmonton, AB

Dr. Michel Donoff completed his undergraduate medical education and family medicine residency at the University of Alberta. He practised family medicine, including hospital care, maternity care, nursing home care, and palliative care, for 30 years. Over the past decade he has dedicated his time to leadership roles, including serving as an associate chair of the […]

Miriam Boillat

Dr. Miriam Boillat
Montréal, QC

Three activities have remained at the core of Dr. Miriam Boillat’s career in family medicine: providing ongoing care for patients, serving as preceptor for family medicine residents, and teaching communication skills to medical students. She is an advocate for more family medicine teaching and role models in medical schools, a better understanding of family medicine […]

Dr. Paul Humphries

Dr. Paul Humphries
Spruce Grove, AB

After 20 years of practising and teaching family medicine in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Dr. Paul Humphries joined a practice in Edmonton, Alberta, where his primary focus is palliative home care. He also joined the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta in 1998, where he is involved in teaching, administration, research, and program […]

Dr. Nancy Fowler/Dre Nancy Fowler

Dr. Nancy Fowler
Hamilton, ON

Dr. Nancy Fowler graduated from McMaster University medical school in 1985. She completed a residency in family medicine where she developed an interest in refugee medicine. Following residency, Nancy combined locums with international health work in El Salvador. In 1988 she settled into a long-term position as junior faculty in McMaster’s teaching unit at the […]