Canadian Medical Association

Montréal; University of Zagreb (Croatia), 1971; general surgery. Died March 14, 2020, aged 72. Survived by his wife Marilène, 2 daughters and 2 granddaughters. “Dr. Poljicak has worked his entire career as a general surgeon and oncologist surgeon, first at Notre-Dame Hospital for almost 40 years (1982-2016), then at the CHUM. A medical graduate from Croatia, he studied surgery in Switzerland, France and Montréal, and was dedicated to the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast diseases. He taught the next generation of doctors the importance of empathy in health care.”

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