2011 – Newfoundland and Labrador
Dr Robert Miller is recognized for his outstanding commitment to his patients and faculty through his work in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
A graduate from The University of Western Ontario, Dr Miller completed his internship at the Royal Columbian Hospital in Westminster, British Columbia. He received Certification in family medicine in 1977 and Fellowship in 1991. After ten years as a rural family doctor in Ontario, Dr Miller moved to St. John’s and became Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Family Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Currently, Dr Miller is a family physician with the Family Practice Unit at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s. His areas of specialty include obstetrics, sexual health, mental health care, and sports medicine. He is recognized as a strong mentor and leader at Memorial where he is Assistant Dean of Continuing Medical Education, Program Director of Family Medicine, and serves on numerous committees.
Dr Miller is an instructor and committee member with the CFPC’s Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Committee and a member of the National Association of Canadian Chairs of Family Medicine. He previously participated with the CFPC’s Exams Committee and the National Committee on Continuing Medical Education. He has served on several task forces and committees such as the Oxycontin Task Force in Newfoundland and the National Advisory Committee for the Foundation for Medical Practice Education.
Dr Miller is married to Dr Cheri Bethune, who is also a family physician, and has five children: Rory, Shane, Meghan, Clare, and Maris. They are very proud grandparents of Kate, Bryanna, and Jules.