Canadian Medical Association

Sherbrooke, Que., Université Laval, 1944; Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, WW II; cardiology; founding dean of medicine, Université de Sherbrooke. Died April 6, 2019, aged 101. “He began his career as a doctor in the Canadian army, which allowed him to be present in London on the day of the victory on May 8, 1945. After being demobilized he chose to continue his European stay with training in internal medicine and cardiology in Paris. After an additional year in Boston, he began his cardiology career in 1948 at Hôtel-Dieu Hospital in Sherbrooke, where he practised until his retirement. He was recognized as a particularly dedicated doctor to his patients, always available and empathetic. From 1961 to 1964 he served as the first dean of medicine at the Université de Sherbrooke, which is now a leader in medical education.”