2012 – Saskatchewan
Dr Daniel Johnson was nominated by his colleagues and medical residents for his outstanding commitment to family medicine throughout his 38-year career.
Dr Johnson received his medical degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1971 and completed his family medicine residency at St. Joseph’s Family Medical Centre at the University of Western Ontario in 1974. That same year, he received Certification in Family Medicine and became a Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 2001.
Dr Johnson began practising family medicine in Tyne Valley, PEI, in 1974. In 1975, he returned to Saskatchewan and began practising family medicine, with an interest in anaesthesia, at the Kindersley Clinic in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, where he continues to practise today.
Among his many roles with the University of Saskatchewan, Dr Johnson serves as Clinical Associate Professor and Preceptor for medical students and residents. He also participates as an evaluator of local and international applicants applying to the family medicine program.
Among his professional affiliations, Dr Johnson served as President of the Saskatchewan College of Family Physicians in 1982 and was a Board Member of the Saskatchewan Medical Association.
Dr Johnson has been President of his local Kinsmen Club and President of the Kindersley Drug and Alcohol Abuse Society. In previous years, he coached swimming at the community swim club.
In all of his work, Dr Johnson is supported by his wife Connie, son Neil, and daughter Camille, their spouses, Michelle and Josh, and is also a proud grandfather of four. Dr Johnson enjoys spending time at the family cottage, golfing, and cycling. He once cycled in the World Masters Games in Edmonton, and completed a cycling tour from Ottawa to Toronto.