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Dr David Goldbloom
Toronto, ON

Highly renowned and respected within his field, Dr David S. Goldbloom has worked as a psychiatric consultant to family physicians for more than 30 years. Within the field of psychiatry, he has actively promoted the power of communication through teaching, presentations, and numerous publications. He trained in medicine and psychiatry at McGill University, and is […]

Dr Howard Chodos
Ottawa, ON

Dr Howard Chodos earned his PhD from the University of Manchester, England, in 1995. He currently works as an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Over the course of 8 years at the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Dr Chodos led the development of the first Mental Health Strategy […]

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 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 Jeffrey Turnbull
Ottawa, ON

Dr Turnbull, Chief of Staff at the Ottawa Hospital, received his medical degree at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and his specialty certification in Internal Medicine through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1982. Dr Turnbull was the Vice-Dean of Medical Education at the University of Ottawa from 1996 to 2001, […]

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 […]

The Rt. Hon. David Johnston

The Rt. Hon. David Johnston
Ottawa, ON

David Johnston is the 2013 recipient of the Honorary Membership Award. This award recognizes individuals who are not family physicians in Canada, but who have made outstanding contributions to the CFPC, the discipline of family medicine, the health system, or the health and well-being of the population in Canada or abroad. David Johnston was born […]

Dr Colleen Flood

Dr Colleen Flood
Toronto, ON

Dr Colleen Flood is the 2013 recipient of the Honorary Membership Award. This award recognizes individuals who are not family physicians in Canada, but who have made outstanding contributions to the CFPC, the discipline of family medicine, the health system, or the health and well-being of the population in Canada or abroad. Dr Flood completed […]