2012 – British Columbia
Dr Stanley Lubin is recognized for his genuine commitment to family medicine, and is highly respected by his colleagues and patients.
After earning his medical degree at McGill University, Dr Lubin moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, where he completed his internship at St Paul’s Hospital. He completed extra training in anesthesia and obstetrics in the United Kingdom, and received his Masters of Public Health in epidemiology at the University of Hawaii.
Dr Lubin began working as a general practitioner and anaesthetist in Sechelt, B.C. He served as Head of the Department of Family Practice at Shaughnessy Hospital and as Director of the Inpatient Family Practice teaching ward with the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 1987. In 1994, he served as Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program and continued in full-service family practice, including obstetrics and hospital care. He recently retired, but remains an Emeritus Professor with the Faculty of Medicine at UBC.
Dr Lubin received Certification in Family Medicine in 1981 and became a Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 1991. He holds a degree in economics and certificates in advanced cardiac life support, neonatal resuscitation, and advanced trauma life support.
In 1992 and 2012, Dr Lubin was recognized as Teacher of the Year from the Family Medicine Department, UBC. He received the Peter Grantham Award for Teaching Excellence from the Family Medicine Department, UBC in 2005 and was adopted into the Haida First Nations Wolf Clan.
Dr Lubin enjoys rock climbing, squash, and spending time with his wife, Jean—whom he met in Africa while working with Cuso International—and their two sons, David and Jonathan.