2014 – Prince Edward Island
Dr Cyril Moyse, from Summerside, Prince Edward Island (PEI), was nominated by his colleagues to recognize and celebrate his outstanding commitment to family medicine throughout his 42-year career.
Dr Moyse received his medical degree from Dalhousie University in 1972. In 1977, he earned his certification in family medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), and became a Fellow of the College in 1999.
In 1972, Dr Moyse began practising family medicine at the Summerside Medical Centre in PEI, where he continues his comprehensive family practice today.
In addition to his active practice, Dr Moyse has served as Clinical Instructor and Preceptor at Dalhousie University’s Department of Family Medicine. He is also a Medical Advisor for PEI’s Western School Board and the French Language School Board. Since 1986, he has been the Medical Examiner for the RCMP.
Among his many professional affiliations, Dr Moyse served as president of the PEI College of Family Physicians from 1980 to 1982. For the past 26 years he has been a board member of the Medical Council of Canada, and also serves on the board of the Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada.
In 2012, Dr Moyse was a distinguished recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contributions to the discipline of family medicine in Canada.
In all of his endeavours, Dr Moyse has been supported by his wife of 44 years, Sharon Smith. Together, they are the proud parents of three children: Heidi, a doctor; Walter, a professional basketball player; and Heather, a two-time Olympic gold medal winner in women’s bobsleigh.