2010 – British Columbia
Recognized for his tremendous devotion to his patients, Dr Ron Wilson is a family physician from Vancouver, British Columbia. Ron is dedicated to underserviced populations while being innovative and committed to teaching, mentoring and providing leadership in collaborative multidisciplinary care.
After completing his medical degree at the University of British Columbia in 1978, Ron became a Certificant of the CFPC in 1982. His scope of practice extends beyond the spectrum of office and hospital medicine to include emergency obstetrics and newborn care. Ron is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia where he teaches medical students, family practice residents and midwives.
Ron is highly regarded for his instrumental role in helping establish the Vancouver Family Practice Maternity Service (FPMS), a group of dedicated family doctors passionate about providing sustainable maternity care, especially to those without a primary care provider. This group cares for approximately 1,000 women each year and provides 80% of the medical student core program teaching in antepartum outpatient care at the University of British Columbia.
A champion of health promotion, Ron has been the Chair of the British Columbia Medical Association Athletics and Recreation Committee since 2003 and has organized numerous physical fitness programs including Vancouver’s ‘Walk with your Doc’ and the CFPC’s Doctors Promoting Active Living.
Ron and his wife Helen have five children, Theresa, Myra, Eric, Michael and Stephanie. Passionate about sports, Ron is an avid marathon runner and enjoys watching his eldest son play for the National Rugby Team.