Dr Rick Glazier is a family physician, senior scientist, and program lead of primary care and population health at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. He is a staff family physician at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and a scientist in its Centre for Urban Health Solutions. One of Dr Glazier’s many positions at the University of Toronto is professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He is an international leader in primary care research and recently served as president of the North American Primary Care Research Group. He is currently one of 15 College of Reviewers Chairs at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Dr Glazier obtained his medical degree from Western University and he completed his family medicine residency at Queen’s University. He received a master of public health at Johns Hopkins University, and completed his residency in general preventive medicine and public health through Johns Hopkins University and the World Health Organization.
His research focuses on evaluating health system transformation, primary care health services delivery models, health of disadvantaged populations, management of chronic conditions, and population-based and geographic methods for improving equity in health.
W. Victor Johnston Award
This award honours the memory of the late Dr W. Victor Johnston, the CFPC’s first Executive Director (1954–1964), and recognizes renowned Canadian or international family physicians who have made an outstanding leadership contribution to the discipline of family medicine in Canada or abroad.