Jean-Pierre Arseneau

Jean-Pierre Arseneau, MD, CCFP
Director-at-Large
Bathurst, New Brunswick 

dr-Jean-Pierre-ArseneauDr. Jean-Pierre Arseneau completed his medical degree in 1992 and his family medicine residency in 1994 at the University of Sherbrooke. He received his Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) in 1994.

Since 1998 Dr. Arseneau has been the cofounder and proprietor of the Clinique Médicale Nepisiguit in Bathurst, New Brunswick. In 2005 he was a pioneer in establishing his practice as a Patient’s Medical Home-inspired clinic. It has grown to 25 physicians, 23 employees and 19,000 patients. Dr. Arseneau practices comprehensive family medicine including in-patient care, hospital care, and homecare— all with a teaching focus. He has an interest in community care and quality improvement.

Dr. Arseneau runs the Centre de Recherche Maritime and since 2012 has been the primary and secondary investigator for clinical trials.

Since 1998 Dr. Arseneau has served as Professor, Regional Academic Coordinator, and as External Family Medicine Unit Director at the University of Sherbrooke. He was chief of the family medicine department for region six, in Bathurst, New Brunswick, from 2001 to 2005. In addition to his leadership skills, Dr. Arseneau also brings governance experience to his new role. He was Chair of the Advisory Committee on Medical Resources of the Nor’East Health Network from 1998 to 2006; Medical Education Coordinator for the Nor’East Health Network and Region from 1998 to present; President of the New Brunswick College of Family Physicians in 2008 and 2009; he served on the CFPC’s Board of Directors from 2006 to 2009; and he served as a member of CFPC’s Advisory Committee on Family Practice from 2010 to 2015.

Dr. Arseneau is a Francophone with a unique community-based Atlantic Canadian perspective and strong financial and business acumen.

In 2017 Dr. Arseneau received the Jean-Pierre Despins Award and in 2003 he received the Reg L. Perkin Award as the CFPC’s national Family Physician of the Year for New Brunswick.

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