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Honorary Fellowship

About Honorary Fellowship

The Royal College Council may bestow Honorary Fellowship on exceptional physicians, surgeons and lay persons who are not eligible for Fellowship. These individuals have demonstrated outstanding performance in a particular vocation or a specific area of professional activity directly or indirectly related to the field of medicine. Honorary Fellows may use the designation FRCPSC (Hon).

Nominations for Honorary Fellowships can be submitted by any Fellow of the Royal College, as well as by Council members, specialty committees, specialty societies, senior academics and others. The call for nominations is issued in the fall, with Honorary Fellows selected by Council at its February meeting.

Up to four Honorary Fellows can be appointed per year by the Royal College Council. There is a long-standing tradition of offering Honorary Fellowship to the governor general of Canada, the patron of the Royal College, at the commencement of the term of office.

Honorary Fellows typically receive their Fellowship diploma at Convocation, at a meeting of Council or at another appropriate Royal College event.

Meet our 2017 Honorary Fellows

Luis Ibañez Anrique, MD

Luis Ibañez Anrique, MD

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

“Dr. Ibañez has worked tirelessly in support of higher standards in medical education in Chile, has promoted vigorously the Royal College vision and facilitated its international outreach goal to establish relations with global partners and assist them to build their capacity to provide specialty medical education and create their own sustainable health systems.” — nominator quote

Prof. Ibañez is married with four children and five grandchildren. He completed his undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Medicine at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where he also completed a General Surgery residency. He later completed a Digestive Surgery residency at the Hospital Saint Antoine in Paris, France. Prof. Ibañez was chief of the Emergency Surgery Department and the hospital, as well as head of the Department of Digestive Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine for more than 12 years. In those years, he was also the professor in charge of the Digestive Surgery Residency Program. He is a Professor of Surgery and author of numerous publications about advancing digestive and bariatric surgery. He was later president of the Latin American Society of Bariatric Surgery and was network director of Health Catholic University of Chile between 2008 and 2010. He has been dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile since 2010.

Zafar Ullah Chaudhry, MBBS

Zafar Ullah Chaudhry, MBBS

President, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan

“Professor Chaudhry has served patients for more than half a century. He is a world-renowned surgeon and pioneer of laparoscopic surgery in Pakistan.” — nominator quote

Prof. Chaudhry graduated (MBBS) from Nishter Medical College, Multan, in 1960 and went to the United Kingdom for higher studies. He received his Diploma in Anesthesia in 1962 and his Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1963. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edin, Eng) in 1967 and was awarded Fellowship in College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) in 1990, where he became involved in various capacities. In 2007, he was elected President of CPSP and was successfully re-elected for three consecutive terms. Under his stewardship, CPSP has attained recognition internationally, including from the World Health Organization. Prof. Chaudhry’s vision for CPSP is to provide a system for specialists in all existing and emerging fields of medical and dental sciences in the country. Through the provision of CME/CPD opportunities, fellows are welcomed as specialists in any part of the world. His mission is to govern collective decision-making with a system for seeking maximum input and participation of fellows in CPSP affairs.

Jocelyn Lockyer, PhD

Jocelyn Lockyer, PhD

Senior Associate Dean, Education, and Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

“She cares deeply for the Royal College and its Fellows, and has provided support, both educational and personal, to many of our colleagues” — nominator quote

Dr. Lockyer completed her Master’s degree in Health Administration at the University of Ottawa in 1975 and her PhD in Education at the University of Calgary in 2002. She has had a long and exemplary career in medical education at the Cumming School of Medicine, with a particular focus on continuing medical education and professional development. Dr. Lockyer has created numerous opportunities for physician learning, implemented many innovative educational programs and contributed and tested new approaches to physician assessment to ensure physicians have viable ways to obtain feedback and implement changes in their professional work. Her scholarship has been recognized worldwide. It includes systematic reviews on the impact of group learning; the design, testing and implementation of multi-source feedback tools; and evidence-informed feedback strategies. Additionally, she has trained many physicians and health care professionals who have gone on to be instrumental in educational program development, quality assurance and regulation in the medical, nursing and veterinary medicine professions. She has published more than 175 peer review publications in medical education. Dr. Lockyer has received several awards through her career including the Medical Council of Canada Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Award of Meritorious Service, the Ian Hart Award for Distinguished Contribution to Medical Education. In addition, the Alberta Medical Association recognized her work with their Medal of Honor. Dr. Lockyer continues her work in Alberta and nationally to improve physician assessment and feedback, and work towards competency based medical education for practicing physicians.

Honorary Fellows

Dr. George Alberti, FRCPC (Hon)
Prof. Luis Ibañez Anrique, FRCPSC (Hon)
Mme Louise Arbour, FRCPSC 
Dr. Lorne A. Babiuk, FRCPSC
Prof. Carol M. Black, FRCPC (Hon) 
Dr. Michael Bliss, FRCPSC 
Dr. Alain Beaudet, FRCPSC (Hon)
Dr. Philip B. Berger, FRCPC (Hon)
Brigadier-General J. Jean-Robert S. Bernier, FRCPC (Hon) 
Prof. Zafar Ullah Chaudhry, FRCPSC (Hon)
The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, FRCPSC 
Lieutenant-General The Honourable Roméo Dallaire (Ret), FRCPSC
Dr. David A. Davis, FRCPC (Hon) 
Soeur Elizabeth Davis, FRCPSC
Dr. Thomas A. Dignan, FRCPSC (Hon)
Dr. Alexander Dougall, FRCPC (Hon) 
Dr. A Brent Eastman, FRCPSC (Hon)
Prof. Muhammad Sultan Farooqui, FRCPC (Hon) 
Dr. Bernard Fisher, FRCSC (Hon) 
Dr. Olivier James Garden, FRCPSC 
Dr. Jocelyn Lockyer, FRCPSC (Hon)
Dr. Paul Grand’Maison, FRCPSC (Hon)
Dr. John Hamm, FRCPC (Hon)
Dr. Mary M. Horowitz, FRCPC (Hon) 

Dr. Barry Trevor Jackson, FRCSC (Hon)
Dr. Ian Thomas Jackson, FRCSC (Hon)
The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, FRCPSC
His Excellency the Right Honourable David L. Johnston, FRCPSC
Dr. Lucian L. Leape, FRCSC (Hon) 
Mr. Stephen Lewis, FRCPSC
Dr. Yucun Liu, FRCPSC (Hon)
Dr. Ann Macaulay, FRCPC (Hon)
Brigadier-General H.C. MacKay, FRCPSC (Hon)
Dr. Ernest Mastromatteo, FRCPC (Hon)
Dr. Lizo Ebden Mazwai, FRCSC (Hon)
Dr. Bernard Morrey, FRCSC (Hon)
Sir Peter Morris, FRCSC (Hon) 
Dr. Louise Nasmith, FRCPC (Hon) 
Ms. Eva Olsson, FRCPSC
Dr. Raymond Victor Rajotte, FRCPSC 
Dr. Bernard Shapiro, FRCPSC 
Dr. Louis Siminovitch, FRCPSC
Dr. John Allan Raymond Smith, FRCSC (Hon) 
Dr. Barrie I. Strafford, FRCPSC
Dr. Professor Geoffrey Ian Taylor, FRCSC (Hon)
Dr. Mark A. Wainberg, FRCPSC 
Dr. Ronald G. Worton, FRCPSC 

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