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Dr. Thomas Richard

Tom Richard is a community family physician practicing in Peterborough since 2003. He has been heavily involved in the Peterborough Family Health Team since its inception. PFHT is comprised of 5 FHO’s that serve over 105,000 people. It is made up of over 80 physicians and over 80 Allied Health Providers. Since 2006 he has served as a Board Director for PFHT and for the last 5 years served as Chair. Tom also enjoys his role as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University since 2010 and enjoys teaching Residents and Medical Students.

Dr. Allan Grill

Allan Grill is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto and is the Lead Physician at the Markham Family Health Team. He has a staff appointment at Markham Stouffville Hospital, and also teaches medical students and family medicine residents at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in the Division of Long-Term Care. Allan completed a Master Certificate in Physician Leadership from the Schulich School of Business in 2012, and serves in several other primary care leadership roles.

AFHTO 2018 Conference: Deputy Premier Christine Elliott no longer attending the AFHTO Conference to provide opening remarks

Last week we announced that the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and Deputy Premier, Hon. Christine Elliott, would be providing opening remarks at the start of our conference on October 24th. Unfortunately, due to a scheduling conflict she will no longer be able to attend the conference. This makes the conversations we’ll have- at the annual general meeting, opening plenary, our government relations fireside chat and more- even more vital.

Update on the Realignment of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

PDF version  MEMORANDUM TO: Health Sector Partners FROM: Helen Angus, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care RE: Ministry Realignment We are all committed to a patient-centred health care system that is effective and efficient and delivers high quality care for patients. Many of you are rethinking your care pathways and processes to put the patient at the centre of your organization.