Dr Stanley Lubin of Vancouver has been awarded the Reg L. Perkin Family Physician of the Year award by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
The award acknowledges family physicians for outstanding patient care, significant contributions to health and well-being of their community, and commitment to family medicine and research. Award recipients are nominated by their colleagues, community leaders, and the CFPC’s 10 provincial chapters.
After graduating from McGill, Dr Lubin interned at St. Paul’s Hospital, completed extra training in anesthesia and obstetrics in the UK, and received his master’s of public health from the University of Hawaii. His other appointments included head of the Department of Family Practice at Shaughnessy Hospital and director of the Inpatient Family Practice teaching ward at the University of British Columbia. Along with other major accomplishments like being adopted into the Haida First Nations Wolf Clan, Dr Lubin was twice recognized by the UBC Department of Family Medicine as Teacher of the Year (1992 and 2012).
Dr Lubin worked as a GP/anesthetist in Sechelt, BC, and has recently retired. Congratulations, Dr Lubin, on being recognized for all your hard work and contributions.
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