Canadian Medical Association

Edmonton; University of Alberta (U of A), 1974; emergency medicine; past president, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Died March 13, 2020, aged 71. Survived by his wife Lynn, 3 children and 2 grandsons. “David practised emergency medicine at the Misericordia Hospital until 2006. During that time he served as chief of emergency medicine and ambulatory care, and was associate clinical professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the U of A. He was a forefather in the development of the specialty of emergency medicine, and served his profession and Canadians in a manner that was exceedingly rare. He committed countless hours to causes that improved medical education, prehospital care and the advancement of his profession. David gave generously of his time and talents, and was a beloved mentor, educator and role model to scores of physicians, paramedics and nurses, many of whom in turn provided him exemplary care during his final years.”

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