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2019 Ian McWhinney Award winner Dr. Joanna Bates

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 […]

Dr Paul Rainsberry

Dr. Paul Rainsberry
Mississauga, ON

Dr. Paul Rainsberry holds an MA in philosophy and a PhD in philosophy of education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He spent 38 years as Director of Education for the College of Family Physicians of Canada.   Ian McWhinney Family Medicine Education Award   This award is […]

Dr James Goertzen

Dr. James Goertzen
Thunder Bay, ON

Dr. James Goertzen is the 2013 recipient of the Ian McWhinney Family Medicine Education Award. This award recognizes an outstanding teacher of family medicine deemed by their peers to have made a unique and innovative contribution that has had a significant national impact on the development of family medicine education in Canada. Dr. Goertzen has […]