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Ms. Valerie Tregillus

Valerie Tregillus
Victoria, BC

Born and educated in England, Ms Valerie Tregillus holds a degree in Business Administration and has committed herself to a lifelong career in public health. She served as executive director of Primary Health Care for the BC Ministry of Health, as well as co-chair of the General Practice Services Committee, where she implemented “value us, […]

The Hon. Roy J. Romanow

The Hon. Roy J. Romanow
Saskatoon, SK

The Honourable Roy J. Romanow served in public office in Canada for more than 30 years, most notably as Premier of Saskatchewan from 1991 to 2001. Prior to his time as Premier, he was one of the key players in the federal-provincial negotiations that resulted in the Constitutional Act of 1982, including the Canadian Charter […]

Dr Elizabeth Hillman

Dr Elizabeth Hillman
St. John’s, NL

Dr Elizabeth Hillman grew up in Northern Ontario with no roads, schools, or healthcare. She and her family lived in a retired railway car that was converted into a schoolhouse; the schoolhouse traveled to a different town each week, where her parents would teach the children of local workers. Dr Hillman went on to graduate […]

Dr Robert J. Wedel

Dr Robert J. Wedel
Taber, AB

Dr Robert J. Wedel graduated with the University of Calgary’s second medicine class in 1974. He completed a family practice residency at Dalhousie University and then moved to Taber, Alberta, where he has maintained an active family practice for more than 30 years. He received a Fellowship in Palliative Care from the University of Alberta […]

Dr C. Ruth Wilson

Dr C. Ruth Wilson
Kingston, ON

Dr C. Ruth Wilson is a professor of family medicine at Queen’s University, where she was chair of the Department of Family Medicine for ten years. From 2001 to 2004, she served as chair of the Ontario Family Health Network, a provincial government agency created to implement primary care reform in Ontario. This effort laid […]

Dr Cyril Moyse

Dr Cyril Moyse
Summerside, PEI

Dr Cyril Moyse, from Summerside, Prince Edward Island (PEI), was nominated by his colleagues to recognize and celebrate his outstanding commitment to family medicine throughout his 42-year career. Dr Moyse received his medical degree from Dalhousie University in 1972. In 1977, he earned his certification in family medicine from the College of Family Physicians of […]

Dr Jody Woolfrey

Dr Jody Woolfrey
Botwood, NL

Dr Jody Woolfrey’s distinguished medical career has been focused in Botwood, Newfoundland, where he has a comprehensive community-based practice that includes emergency medicine, long-term care, palliative care, care of the elderly, and most recently, opioid use disorder management. A medical graduate of Memorial University, Dr Woolfrey received his certification in family medicine from the College […]

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 Brian Hennen

Dr Brian Hennen
Dartmouth, NS

In 1969, Dr Brian Hennen was one of the first twelve people to acquire the CCFP designation. Over the course of his career, he has led the Family Medicine Departments at both Dalhousie and Western University, and was the Dean of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He was the first chair of the Section […]

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 […]