Canadian Medical Association

Portage la Prairie, Man.; University of Manitoba, 2010; family medicine. Died due to complications from a pulmonary embolism March 17, 2018, aged 38. Survived by her father and a brother. “Michelle completed rural family medicine training in Dauphin, Man., in 2012, and trained as an anesthetist in 2013. She worked at the Portage District Hospital and became a partner at the Portage Medical Clinic in 2014. Michelle was highly respected by staff and was a strong advocate for her patients. Her death is not only a great loss to her family and friends, but also to her cherished and beloved ‘medical family’ in Portage la Prairie, who fought so valiantly to save her, and who miss her profoundly.”