Recipients


2021 Awards, Grants & Bursaries

These Awards, Grants & Bursaries recognize, and support family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to education, research, and excellence in the practice of family medicine. We are honored to celebrate the achievements and outstanding work of members by promoting their successes.

Congratulations to the following 2021 recipients !

Family Physician of the Year – Dr Gordon J. Hollway

Dr Gordon J. HollwayThe Family Physician of the Year Award for New Brunswick recognizes an outstanding family physician who exemplifies best what it means to be a family doctor, including exceptional care to patients and contributing to the health and wellbeing of the community.

Originally from Saint-John, Dr Hollway graduated from the University of Dalhousie in 1987, and now practices comprehensive family medicine in his hometown. His many years of practice in rural Shelburne Nova Scotia and Marathon, Ontario has provided him with clinical skills that ensure he practices broad scope family medicine competently. He has taught at the undergraduate level both in Professional Competencies small group work and as a clinical preceptor. He regularly is a preceptor for residents in the Integrated family medicine Emergency medicine program based in Saint John.

In addition to his regular practice, he has spent some time attending to the needs of the Saint John Sexual health Clinic, the UNB Student health clinic and occupational medicine activates over the past 10 years when MD resources were required. The Family Medicine residency program has benefited from his skills as he held the position of Chair Curriculum Sub-Committee, Department of Family Medicine from 2012 to 2018. He has participated nationally at CFPC curriculum meetings and has been involved in FMF curriculum presentations.

Congratulations Dr Hollway!

Award of Excellence – Dr Jean-Pierre Arseneau

Dr Jean-Pierre ArseneauOriginally from Bathurst, Dr Arseneau graduated from the University of Sherbrooke in 1994, then founded the Nepisiguit Medical Clinic in 1998. This clinic was developed under the Patient Medical Home concept (since 2005), and where the practice focuses on teaching residents of family medicine in obstetrics, occasional emergency, hospitalization and medical management.

In addition to being a Canadian leader in the Patient Medical Home model, Dr Arseneau has a significant impact on his community, is a leader in his field, and has helped many graduate residents understand the business aspects of medicine. He quickly recognized the importance of the COVID-19 pandemic and made the Chaleur region ready for all eventualities. More recently, Dr. Arseneau recognized the importance of First Nations in his community by designating a memorial site in front of his clinic to commemorate the 215 children buried in unmarked sites on the grounds of the former Indian Residential School in Kamloops, British-Colombia.

Congratulations Dr Arseneau!

First Five Years of Family Practice Award – Dr Marie-Andrée Thériault

Dr Marie-Andrée ThériaultOriginally from Dieppe, Dr. Thériault graduated from the Université de Sherbrooke campus de Moncton in 2015 and completed her family medicine residency at the Greater Moncton Family Medicine Unit in 2017. She began her medical practice in private practice and is now practicing in the Greater Moncton Family Medicine Unit since March 2021.

Dr. Thériault also teaches at different levels at the New Brunswick Medical Training Center and was heavily involved in the COVID screening clinic -19 at the Moncton Coliseum.

Congratulations Dr Thériault!

Family Medicine Teacher of the Year Award – Dr Julie Moffitt

Dr Julie MoffittDr Julie Moffitt, who graduated of the University of Sherbrooke, said she hesitated between becoming a doctor or a teacher. Now she has the best of both worlds! Since 2011, she has been teaching at the pre-doctoral level at the New Brunswick Medical Training Center, as well as at the postdoctoral level in the New Brunswick Francophone Family Medicine Training Program at the Dieppe Family Medicine Unit.

Dr Moffitt was also involved in the review and update of the formal teaching curriculum for the family medicine program at the University of Sherbrooke: a collaborative work of a team of professors from all backgrounds affiliated with the program from the University of Sherbrooke with none other than Dr. Moffitt as leader. Dr Moffitt also has a group practice in Dieppe, with colleagues whom she enjoys very much.

Congratulations Dr Moffit!

Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award – Dr Mustafa Abboud

Dr Mustafa AbboudDr Abboud is currently starting his 2nd year of family medicine residency at the Greater Moncton Family Medicine Unit. Dr Abboud has demonstrated exemplary resilience: After 4 years of residency in another specialty, Mustafa overcame several obstacles to join the family medicine residency program.

For 2 years now, he has clearly confirmed that family medicine responds to his desire to develop long-term relationships with his patients and to offer comprehensive care. Dr Abboud is a conscientious, dedicated and responsible physician. He continually pushes himself further to ensure the best care for his patients.

Congratulations Dr Abboud!

Dr. Sharon Northrop Award – Dr Martine Robichaud

Dr Martine RobichaudDr Robichaud obtained her family medicine degree from the University of Sherbrooke in 2010. She has been practicing medicine at the Family Medicine Unit in Dieppe and obstetrics at the Obstetrics Clinic of the Dr-Georges-L. Dumont University Center of Moncton for eleven years now. Widely involved in teaching, she passes on her passion for excellent care in women’s health, maternal health and obstetrical health to the students and residents she works with. Pregnancy, childbirth and the birth of a child are the most defining moments in life. Her attentive listening allows her to accompany people and help them make their experience memorable.

Congratulations Dr Robichaud!

Family Medicine Student “Rising Star” Award – Mathieu Doiron

Mathieu DoironOriginally from Acadieville, Mathieu Doiron is currently completing his doctorate at the University of Sherbrooke and will begin his residency in family medicine in July. During his years in predoc, he got involved in the Sherbrooke student council and worked closely with the “Fédération Médicale Étudiante du Québec” and the Canadian Federation of Medical Students. He has been able to give back to his community by organizing and participating in many events and volunteer projects in Moncton and in his home community. Mathieu is now embarking on family medicine with the intention of completing additional training in emergency medicine. He is also interested in teaching medicine and wishes to make his place in one of our training centers soon.

Congratulations Mathieu!

 

2020 Awards, Grants & Bursaries

These Awards, Grants & Bursaries recognize, and support family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to education, research, and excellence in the practice of family medicine. We are honored to celebrate the achievements and outstanding work of members by promoting their successes.

Congratulations to the following 2020 recipients !

Family Physician of the Year – Dr. Jennifer Russell

The Family Physician of the Year Award for New Brunswick recognizes an outstanding family physician who exemplifies best what it means to be a family doctor, including exceptional care to patients and contributing to the health and wellbeing of the community.

Dr. Russell is a distinct member of our organization and she is now known throughout the province and beyond due to her role as chief medical officer of health for New Brunswick. She is a provincial leader ensuring the well-being of New Brunswickers during this ongoing pandemic. Congratulations Dr. Russell!

Award of Excellence – All family physicians of New Brunswick

The 2020 Award of Excellence is awarded to all family physicians of New Brunswick as a sign of our gratitude and to recognize the hard work and dedication they provide to New Brunswickers daily, especially during this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Congratulations to all New Brunswick Family Physicians!

First Five Years of Family Practice Award – Dr. Janice Townson

Dr. Townson is an exemplary colleague, teacher and role model and truly “does it all”. She has a community-based family practice at the Community Health Centre in Saint John, which serves a high needs population, provides a full spectrum of care from prenatal/obstetrics to newborn to elderly and dying patients, as well as inpatient care.  Congratulations Dr. Townson!

Family Medicine Teacher of the Year Award – Dr. Sarah Caines

Dr. Caines has gone above and beyond her role as a teacher and curriculum coordinator. Recently she has taken it upon herself to organize a recruitment event for new and soon to be graduating Family Physicians. Dr. Caines hosted an event at her home to help encourage young physicians to set up practice in the area. She also goes out of her way to ensure that all our learners (not just the ones she is directly supervising) are achieving their learning goals. Congratulations Dr. Caines!

Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award – Dr. Lyndsay Lovely

Dr. Lovely is a second-year family medicine resident at the Fredericton Site of Dalhousie Family Medicine and graduated from Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick in 2018. She has functioned as a de facto leader amongst residency peers from day one. She has also proven a valuable link between the medical learners in Fredericton and our district branch of the medical society. Congratulations Dr. Lovely!

Dr. Sharon Northrop Award – Dr. Carole Clavette

Dr. Clavette is a family doctor in Edmundston, New Brunswick. She has dedicated herself to the maternal well-being of patients in the Edmundston region for many years and is essential to obstetric care in northwest New Brunswick. Dr. Clavette ensured a harmonious and efficient operation of the family medicine obstetrics service, despite a reduced team. Congratulations Dr. Clavette!

Patient’s Medical Home (PMH) – Outstanding Family Practice Award – Moncton Medical Clinic

The Moncton Medical Clinic is a closely knit, well-functioning academically inclined clinic advancing the principles of a medical home. They offer to their patients extended office hours, 24-hour provision of care both in the community and in hospital, effective EMRs with full medical record availability for on call physicians, a collaborative model of care, a focus on continued professional development and values that ensure all clinic patients are well cared for even when their family physician is not available for any reason, even extended periods of time. Congratulations to the Moncton Medical Clinic Team!

Teddy Bear Clinic Grant – Hampton Family Medicine

Congratulations to the Hampton Family Medicine Clinic – we look forward to seeing images of healthy Teddy Bears later this year.

2019 Awards, Grants & Bursaries

These Awards, Grants & Bursaries recognize, and support family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to education, research, and excellence in the practice of family medicine. We are honored to celebrate the achievements and outstanding work of members by promoting their successes.

Congratulations to the following 2019 recipients !

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick:

Dr. Heidi James

Family Medicine Teacher of the Year:

Dr. Bob Fisher

Award of Excellence:

Dr. Renelle Gautreau

Dr Sharon Northorp Award:

Dr. Amy Brennan

First Five Years of Family Practice Award:

Dr. Katelyn Stymies

Patient’s Medical Home (PMH) – Outstanding Family Practice Award:

Clinique Médicale Nepisiguit, Bathurst, NB

Teddy Bear Clinic Grants:

Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award:

Dr. Kara Allen

Student Leadership – Rising Star Award:

Robert Dunfield

2018 Awards, Grants & Bursaries

These Awards, Grants & Bursaries recognize, and support family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to education, research, and excellence in the practice of family medicine. We are honored to celebrate the achievements and outstanding work of members by promoting their successes.

Congratulations to the following 2018 recipients !

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick:

Dr Natalie Cauchon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Medicine Teacher of the Year:
Dr Jules Cormier

Dr Sharon Northorp Award:

Dr Sylvie LeBlanc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Student Leadership – Rising Star Award:

Aimée-Angélique Bouka

Teddy Bear Clinic Grants (5):
St-George Medical Clinic
St-George, NB

Uptown Family Medicine
Fredericton, NB

Drs Katelyn Stymiest & Will Stymiest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clinique Médicale de la Rive
Bathurst, NB

Dr Julie LeBouthillier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UMF de Moncton
Dieppe, NB

Dr Ghislain Lavoie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGEEMUS Moncton
Moncton, NB

2017 Awards, Grants & Bursaries

These Awards, Grants & Bursaries recognize, and support family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to education, research, and excellence in the practice of family medicine. We are honored to celebrate the achievements and outstanding work of members by promoting their successes.

Congratulations to the following 2017 recipients!

Family Physician of the year for New Brunswick Award:
Dr. Karlyne Dufour

Teddy Bear Clinic Grant:
St-George Medical Clinic
Dr. Meenakshi Natarajan

Family Medicine Resident Grant for FMF
Université de Sherbrooke Family Medicine Resident grant winner: Dre Sophonie Menard
Dalhousie University Family Medicine Resident grant winner: Dr. Mitchell Stewart

2016 Awards, Grants & Bursaries

These Awards, Grants & Bursaries recognize, and support family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to education, research, and excellence in the practice of family medicine. We are honored to celebrate the achievements and outstanding work of members by promoting their successes.
Congratulations to the following 2016 recipients!

Family Physician of the year for New Brunswick Award:
Dr. Samuel Daigle

Excellence Award:
Dr. Johanne Robichaud

Teddy Bear Clinic Grant:
St-George Medical Clinic
Dr. Meenakshi Natarajan

2015 Awards, Grants & Bursaries

These Awards, Grants & Bursaries recognize, and support family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students committed to education, research, and excellence in the practice of family medicine. We are honored to celebrate the achievements and outstanding work of members by promoting their successes.
Congratulations to the following 2015 recipients!

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Shirley Anne Clements

Excellence Award
Dr Aron Zuidhof
Dr Jill Watts

Outstanding Family Physician in their First Five Years of Practice Award
Dr Martine Robichaud

Super Family Physician Award
Dr Carmen Stuart

Family Medicine Resident Leadership Bursary
Dr Will Stymiest (Dalhousie University)
No applications received for Université de Sherbrooke

Medical Student Leadership Bursary
Rowan Chandler & Alia Cloutier-Bosworth (Dalhousie University)
Thierry Arseneau (Université de Sherbrooke)

Family Medicine Resident FMF Grant
Dr Kathelyn Mathers (Dalhousie University)
Dr Julien Dupuis (Université de Sherbrooke)

Family Medicine Research Grant
Dr Oluwasayo Olatunde

Teddy Bear Clinic Grant
Dr Meenakshi Natarajan

Continuing Professional Development Grant
Dr Jo Ann Majerovich

All awards and bursaries recipients will be presented their awards and certificates during the banquet of our Family Medicine Conference on June 5, 2015 from 7pm to 10pm.

2014 Awards, Grants & Bursaries

Excellence Award
Dr Martine Thériault

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Sharon Northorp

NB recipients of the CFPC Awards

Leadership Award for Family Medicine Residents
Dr Ghislain Lavoie, Université de Sherbrooke
Dr Robert Pomerleau, Dalhousie University

Family Medicine Resident Award for Scholarly Achievement
Dr Jean-Francois Simard, Université de Sherbrooke
Dr Anne-Andrée Martin-Fortier, Université de Sherbrooke
Dr Meggie-Anne Roy, Université de Sherbrooke
Dr Amélie Sauvé, Université de Sherbrooke
Dr Leanne Hewitson, Dalhousie University

Medical Student Scholarship
Mrs Catherine Allard, Université de Sherbrooke
Mrs Sara Davidson, Dalhousie University

Leadership Award for Medical Students
Dr Andréanne David, Université de Sherbrooke
Dr William Stymiest, Dalhousie University

Life Members
Dr Michael P. Keating, Saint John
Dr Harold T. Popma, Sackville

2013

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Jeanne M. McNeill

Excellence Award
Dr Marie Andrée Arseneault
Dr Suzanne Hall-Losier
Dr Basil Blanchard


2012

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Greg Donald

Excellence Award
Dr Carl Hudon


2011

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Michel Landry

Excellence Award
Dr Paul Chiasson
Dr Karlyne Dufour


2010

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Jennifer Hall

Excellence Award
Dr Julie Langlois
Dr Gilbert Blanchard


2009

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr John Keddy

Excellence Award
Dr Micheline Boucher-Robichaud


2008

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Thomas Laughlin

Excellence Award
Dr Jennifer Hall
Dr Natalie Cauchon


2007

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Christopher Perry O’Brien

Excellence Award
Dr Bruan Davidson
Dr Jean LeBlanc


2006

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Robert Boulay


2005

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr John Brewer


2004

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Victor Robichaud


2003

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Jean-Pierre Arseneau


2002

Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick Award
Dr Douglass Brien