← Back to all announcements

Dr. Liz Grier Earns CFPC Bruce Halliday Award for Care of the Disabled

  • Published Fri Oct 9th 2015

     

    cid:image007.jpg@01D0F6B0.11D4F370

      Dr. Liz Grier

    Dr. Liz Grier, senior advisor for the department’s Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Program, has been selected to receive the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) 2015 Bruce Halliday Award for Care of the Disabled. This award recognizes the achievements of a family physician who is making an exceptional contribution to the welfare of the disabled in his or her community through practice, teaching, research or advocacy.

    This award is named in memory of Dr. Bruce Halliday, a past president of both the CFPC and the Ontario College of Family Physicians, a federal member of parliament for 20 years, and an advocate for care of the disabled in Canada. The award is made possible through donations provided by the friends, colleagues and family of Dr. Halliday through the CFPC’s Research and Education Foundation. 

    Dr. Grier will receive her award at Family Medicine Forum (November 11-14, 2015, Metro Toronto Convention Centre) at the Annual Meeting of Members on Thursday, November 12.