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Dr Anthon Meyer
Fort St. James, BC

Dr Anthon Meyer is described as a primary care visionary with commendable leadership in providing comprehensive care to rural, remote, and First Nations communities throughout Canada. After receiving his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B. Ch.B.) from the University of Free State, South Africa, in 1991, Dr Meyer completed an internship with the Universitas […]

Dr John Feightner
Calgary, AB

Dr John Feightner received his MD from the University of Western Ontario in 1971 and MSc in clinical epidemiology from McMaster University in 1984. Currently, he is a member and Chair of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. His interests include educational research—evaluation of clinical performance of learners and online learning of clinical […]

Dr Calvin L. Gutkin

Dr Calvin Gutkin
Mississauga, ON

The W. Victor Johnston Award recognizes a renowned Canadian or international family medicine leader for continuous and enduring contributions to the specialty of family medicine in Canada or abroad. Dr Cal Gutkin received his MD at the University of Manitoba. He earned Certification in Family Medicine (CCFP) in 1974 and his Certificate of Special Competence […]

Sandra Banner
Ottawa, ON

As Executive Director and CEO of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) for nearly 30 years (1986 to June 2015), Sandra Banner made it her goal and passion to participate in and understand all aspects of medical education in Canada. During her tenure, Ms Banner led the transformative process that took the CaRMS match from […]

Dr Fred Tudiver

Dr Fred Tudiver received his MD from Memorial University in 1973 and completed a family medicine residency at the University of Western Ontario in 1976. He was awarded CCFP certification in 1976 from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). In 1979, he completed the graduate program in family medicine (Master of Clinical Science) […]

Dr Catharine Whiteside
Toronto, ON

Dr Whiteside received her medical degree and PhD from the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada with certification in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. From 1985 to 2005 she was a staff nephrologist at the University Health Network, Toronto, and a clinician-scientist in the University of Toronto’s […]

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 Lynn Wilson
Toronto, ON

Dr Lynn Wilson is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, one of the largest academic family medicine departments in the world; it was at the University of Toronto that Dr Wilson received her own undergraduate medical degree and family medicine training. Dr Wilson has […]

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 […]