Dr Philip Hébert MD PhD FCFPC


Dr. Hébert is a family physician and has taught professional ethics for over 25 years. He graduated from York University with a PhD in philosophy in 1983 and from the University of Toronto medical school in 1984. His residency in family medicine was completed at McMaster in 1986 and, since 1989, he has been on staff at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre where he acts as a Bioethics consultant. He is a Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine at the University of Toronto and the author of a textbook on ethics for physicians, Doing Right (3rd edition, 2014). He is the recipient of many awards for teaching and service. In 2009 he received the 2nd annual William Marsden award from the CMA for his contribution to medical ethics teaching in Canada. In 2011 the College of Family Physicians of Canada named him Ontario’s Family Physician of the Year.

In 2010, Dr Hébert left clinical practice due to Parkinson’s Disease.

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