In memoriam (November 2022)

November 3, 2022 | Author: Royal College Staff
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Ernest Ralph Pohlman, MD/CM, FRCPC, died on September 8, 2022, in Belleville, Ont., at age 87. Dr. Pohlman was certified by the Royal College in General Pathology (1964) and Psychiatry (1980). He practised Psychiatry in the Toronto area for over two decades, eventually working as chief of Psychiatry for the Markham Stouffville Hospital and with various boards and organizations. Read more about Dr. Pohlman. 

David Michael Hynes, MBChB, FRCPC, died on September 26, 2022, in Simcoe, Ont., at age 86. Dr. Hynes was certified by the Royal College in Diagnostic Radiology in 1973. He obtained his medical education in his native England and practised for most of his career in Canada, serving as chief of Radiology at McMaster University and chief of staff at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto. Read more about Dr. Hynes. 

Lucien Faucher, MD/CM, FRCPC, died on September 8, 2022, in Montreal, Que., at age 82. Dr. Faucher was certified by the Royal College in Psychiatry in 1975. He was a psychiatrist at Ottawa’s Hôpital Monfort for over three decades where he held the role of chief of the Department of Psychiatry. He also served as president of the Ontario Psychiatric Association and worked with the Ontario Review Board. Read more about Dr. Faucher. 

Marc Bryan M. Favreau, MD, FRCPC, died on August 25, 2022, in Montreal, Que., at age 79. Dr. Favreau was certified by the Royal College in Internal Medicine (1975) and Rheumatology (1977). He obtained his medical degree at McGill University and volunteered with the Royal College for many years as a member of the Internal Medicine Examination Board. Read more about Dr. Favreau. 

Lindsay Diana Rawling, MBBS, FRCPC, died on September 2, 2022, in Vancouver, B.C., at age 43. Dr. Rawling was certified by the Royal College in Anesthesiology in 2016. She began her career in England after obtaining her medical degree from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Most recently, Dr. Rawling held the role of medical director of the Preoperative Assessment Clinic at the BC Children’s Hospital. Read more about Dr. Rawling. 

Arnold Newton, MD, FRCPC, died on September 19, 2022, in Ottawa, Ont., at age 74. Dr. Newton was certified by the Royal College in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1977. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1973 and, after 30 years at York County Hospital in Newmarket, he was most recently practising in Ottawa. Read more about Dr. Newton. 

Michel Laurier, MD, FRCPC, died on April 7, 2022, in Montreal, Que., at age 73. Dr. Laurier was certified by the Royal College in Internal Medicine in 1984. He spent many years working at Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur in Montreal where he was known for his work with residents. He volunteered as a member of the Royal College Internal Medicine Test Committee for several years. Read more about Dr. Laurier.  

Paul Joseph Dubord, OC, MD, FRCPC, died on September 5, 2022, in Vancouver, B.C., at age 71. Dr. Dubord was certified by the Royal College in Ophthalmology in 1981. A professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia, he was well known in the Ophthalmology community for his international work in corneal transplantation. His medical and humanitarian efforts led to him being appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada. Read more about Dr. Dubord. 

Raymond Bernier, MD, FRCPC, died on April 14, 2022, in Lévis, Que., at age 94. Dr. Bernier was certified by the Royal College in Diagnostic Radiology (1959) and Therapeutic Radiology (1960). He obtained his medical degree at Université Laval and worked in Radiology at Hôpital Laval, where he was department head. Dr. Bernier was a member of the Royal College Nuclear Medicine Examination Board. Read more about Dr. Bernier. 

Ralph Shulman, MBChB, FRCPC, died on May 5, 2022, in Vancouver, B.C., at age 93. Dr. Shulman was certified by the Royal College in Psychiatry in 1967. After completing his medical education at the University of Glasgow, he spent his career working with several Vancouver-area institutions and also joined the Faculty of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. Read more about Dr. Shulman. 

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