OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - This morning, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognized and celebrated the service of all military men and women, including Fellows who have served in military conflicts, during the 2015 National Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa, Ont.
Royal College President, Kevin Imrie, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FRCPI (hon), laid a ceremonial wreath at the National War Memorial during Canada's largest remembrance event. Dr. Imrie, a clinical hematologist, is the physician-in-chief and professor of medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
The Royal College honours a long legacy of service in military conflicts, including World Wars I and II, Korea and Afghanistan. The organization is deeply proud of its many members who have or are currently sacrificing their time, energy and personal safety for their country. We are all indebted to the service of these men and women.
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