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40 Years of Family Medicine - What I Learned From My Patients

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Grand River Community Health Centre

363 Colborne Street

Brantford, ON N3S 3N2

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This is the first of our three part 10th year anniversary Speaker Series. We are happy to bring Dr. Dave Davis to our community.Here is a little about him. We hope to see you there.

For 40 years, Dr. Dave Davies was a family physician and worked in continuing education at Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington; director and subsequently chair of continuing education at McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences; associate dean, continuing education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; and Chairman of Ontario’s Guidelines Advisory Committee.

In 2008, Dave left Canada to become Vice President for Continuing Education and Improvement at the Association of American Medical Colleges, in Washington, DC. He moved to Dubai where he and colleagues created the Center for Outcomes and Research in Education (CORE) at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine & Health Sciences. In medical education. He’s published nearly two hundred peer-reviewed papers, abstracts and book chapters, and three major books on continuing education.

Later in life, Dave has discovered a love of creative writing, publishing short essays in the Hamilton Spectator. Most recently, his first novel, “A Potter’s Tale”, will be published by Story Merchant Books, Los Angeles, available in hard copy and on Amazon.com. His patients, renamed, altered and unrecognizable, figure prominently in his essays and writing.

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