Jean Roy MD, CCMF, FCMF, BA(Ph)


Jean Roy MD, CCMF, FCMF, BA(Ph)
Department of Innovation in Medical Education and Director - Division of Medicine and Humanities

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Dr. Jean A. Roy holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Domincan University College in Ottawa and a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Ottawa (1986). He is a family medicine specialist (Université de Montréal, 1988) and became a Fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 1998.

He practices and teaches Family Medicine within the Montfort Family Health Team and holds admitting privileges at the Hospital. He has been an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine for over 25 years. During this time he served as Director of Clerkship, was responsible for teaching residents, and was the coordinator for the family medicine unit. Over the years, he trained more than 150 Francophone physicians in medical pedagogy. 

In 2013, he received the Naos Award from Hôpital Montfort for his work within the Faculty of Medicine to make Montfort a full-fledged university hospital.

He now serves as Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's Office of Francophone Affairs (OFA) at the University of Ottawa. The OFA develops French language training programs, from the undergraduate level to medical training and faculty training. He founded the Centre d’appui pédagogique en santé pour la francophonie (CAPSAF) which helps create learning and research tools for medical education. Dr. Roy helped initiate a variety of online self-learning platforms at the Faculty. His interests include the innovative use of educational technologies through evidence-based medicine and by systematic planning of learning. He is a member of the committee that successfully brought about the last undergraduate program reform. His work resulted in the creation of the new Medicine and Humanities program over which he currently presides. Dr. Roy is responsible for several international collaborations, including one with Benin's Université d’Abomey-Calavi in Africa. This program provided training in the field for over sixty students and residents. He also contributed significantly to international collaborations with the Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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