Dr. Carrie Bernard
MD, MPH, CCFP, FCFP
Dr. Bernard has practised comprehensive family medicine since 1999 in Brampton, Ontario, with the Queen Square Family Health Team. She began teaching medical students and residents in 2003 at her clinic office and at the William Osler Health System, where she is an active staff member.
Dr. Bernard is an assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at U of T and an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster. She has been involved in family medicine residency accreditation at both universities and served as Associate Program Director, Curriculum and Remediation, for the postgraduate program at U of T from 2014 to 2019.
Passionate about community and global health, Dr. Bernard worked with Public Health Ontario from 2012 to 2019, where she provided expert advice on communicable diseases. She also worked with Médecins Sans Frontières in northern Uganda from 2004 to 2005. Her research interests focus on ethics in medical practice and she is a member of the Humanitarian Health Ethics Research Group, a multidisciplinary team of researchers and practitioners in Canada who explore ethical issues related to humanitarian health care work. She serves as a member of the Ontario COVID-19 Bioethics table, providing expert advice on bioethical issues to the Ontario Ministry of Health.
Dr. Bernard is a reviewer for Canadian Family Physician, and she previously served on the Section of Teachers Council and the Member Interest Group Section Council In 2013 the Ontario College of Family Physicians recognized Dr. Bernard as a Regional Family Physician of the Year.
Dr. Bernard has served on the CFPC Board of Directors since 2018.