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UPDATED ON: Friday, February 22, 2013

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada:

Cecil Rorabeck,

From The Globe and Mail

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada welcomes Cecil Rorabeck, OC, MD, FRCSC, as the Royal College’s 42nd President.

A highly-decorated orthopedic surgeon and educator with a passion for humanitarian aid, Dr. Rorabeck is recognized worldwide for his groundbreaking work in hip and knee replacement surgeries. The former chief surgeon at the London Health Sciences Centre is currently a professor (emeritus) of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Western Ontario.

As President, Dr. Rorabeck intends to strengthen cooperation and collaboration with health care stakeholders in Canada and abroad. The Royal College will improve the health and care of Canadians by leading in medical education, professional standards, physician competence and continuous enhancement of the health system.


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