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Dr. Dieter Poenn
Ontario

Dr. Dieter Poenn obtained his medical degree from McMaster University, and completed his residency at Queen’s University. He currently is lead physician at the Northeastern Manitoulin Family Health Team and medical director at Manitoulin Centennial Manor (a municipal home for the aged in Little Current, Ontario), runs a family practice in Little Current, and provides […]

Dr. Danielle LeBlanc
Québec

Dr. Danielle LeBlanc is a family physician at the clinic of the Notre Dame Academic Family Medicine Group (GMF-U Notre-Dame) and works primarily with vulnerable patients. She treats them with great compassion and demonstrates an extraordinary willingness to make herself available for calls, last-minute appointments, and home visits. As assistant professor at the University of […]

Dr. Scott Kish
Manitoba

Dr. Scott Kish earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education and his medical degree at the University of Calgary, and completed a family medicine residency at the University of Manitoba in 1999, with his first year spent in Winnipeg and his second year spent in Dauphin. Dr. Kish currently runs a full-service practice in Dauphin […]

Dr. Warren Huber
Saskatchewan

Dr. Warren Huber was raised in Southey, Saskatchewan, graduated from the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan in 1970, and then took up internship and residency at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. He returned to Saskatchewan in 1972 and joined the Humboldt Medical Clinic. He has been serving the Humboldt and LeRoy communities, […]

Dr. Norah Duggan
Newfoundland and Labrador

A first generation Canadian—both parents pre-Confederation Newfoundlanders—Dr. Norah Duggan earned her bachelor of medical sciences and medical degree, and completed her family medicine residency at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN). She began her career in Twillingate, Newfoundland, where she practised full scope family medicine in a rural hospital. In 1999 she accepted a faculty […]

Dr. Charles Duffy
Prince Edward Island

Dr. Charles Duffy graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with his bachelor of medical science and then his medicine degree. He completed a family medicine residency at Dalhousie University in 1992, obtained a Certificate of Added Competence in Emergency Medicine in 2010, and is working toward a master’s certificate in physician leadership from York University’s […]

Dr. Roop Conyers
Nova Scotia

Dr. Roop Conyers earned his bachelor of science and doctorate degree in pharmacology and physiology from McMaster University, where he worked as a lecturer before pursuing a medical degree at the University of Toronto. After two years of a general surgery residency and five years of a urology residency, he completed a family medicine residency […]

Dr. Natalie Cauchon
New Brunswick

Dr. Natalie Cauchon graduated from the University of Sherbrooke Faculty of Medicine in 1992, and received her family medicine certification in 1995. She has been practising family medicine for 23 years in the region of Bathurst in New Brunswick, where she has a patient base of more than 2,300 patients who greatly appreciate her expertise, […]

Dr. Michael Allan
Alberta

After completing the biology co-op program at the University of Victoria, Dr. Michael Allan spent one year riding and backpacking through Mexico and Central America. After debating entering a masters program in ecology, he decided to pursue medical school, completing his medical degree and residency at the University of British Columbia. From 1998 to 2002, […]