Dr. Danielle Brown-Shreves Photo credit: Ontario College of Family Physicians

Ontario College of Family Physicians names Ottawa-based doctor, Dr. Danielle Brown-Shreves as 2023 Ontario Family Physician of the Year

Wednesday 22 November 2023

The Family Physician of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding CFPC family physician member from Ontario who exemplifies the best of what being a family doctor is all about, including exceptional care of patients combined with a significant contribution to the health and wellbeing of communities and society in general.

The award is named in honour of Dr. Reg L. Perkin, College of Family Physicians of Canada Executive Director from 1985 to 1996. The Reg L. Perkin recipient is chosen from the Regional Family Physician of the Year award recipients.

Dr. Danielle Brown-Shreves, Ottawa

Dr. Brown-Shreves is a family physician with a passion for serving others. She grew up in Jamaica and completed her medical school training at the University of the West Indies. She later completed her family medicine residency training at the University of Ottawa in 2012.

Dr. Brown-Shreves is the founder and executive medical director of Restore Medical Clinics, the first black-led multidisciplinary clinic of its kind in Ottawa. Her practice is focused on providing comprehensive, collaborative and compassionate care to the community with an emphasis on vulnerable populations.

In addition to her clinical accomplishments, she has various academic achievements. Dr. Brown-Shreves is an assistant professor at Queen’s University and the University of Ottawa. In this role, she is an avid preceptor and supports many students throughout their training.

Dr. Brown-Shreves is a healthcare leader who sits on several leadership tables both locally and provincially, advocating for patients and contributing to health system change.

Source: Ontario College of Family Physicians.