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Dr. Fred Burge, Inaugural Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted by J. Bradford on July 27, 2016 in News, Comparative effectiveness research, Research
Dr. Fred Burge
Dr. Fred Burge


Dr. Fred Burge, Dalhousie Family Medicine's research director is being recognized by the Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians with a lifetime achievement award for his immense contribution to primary care research and dedication to lifelong learning. His passion for providing dignified palliative care to his patients is the foundation upon which he has built his career.

Dr. Burge is committed to improving the quality of primary care, including chronic disease management, through the application of research evidence in this setting and developing tools and strategies to improve that care. He is also dedicated to research and evaluation of new models of primary care delivery.

As the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Charles and Mrs. Jean Gass Lifetime Achievement Award, we would like to congratulate Dr. Burge on this outstanding achievement. 

More information on this, and other awards, can be found on the Nova Scotia College of Family Physicians website