OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2013 /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 2013 National Remembrance Day Ceremony
in Ottawa, Ont.
Louis Hugo Francescutti, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC, FACPM, CCFP, FACP (Hon.),
ICD.D, laid a ceremonial wreath at the National War Memorial during
Canada's largest remembrance event. Dr. Francescutti, a Royal College
Past-President, is currently the President of the Canadian Medical
Association. A renowned educator and physician, he is also an honorary
colonel of 1 Field Ambulance Edmonton.
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.
About the Royal College
As a national, non-profit organization, the Royal College of Physicians
and Surgeons of Canada speaks for more than 44,000 medical and surgical
specialists and resident physicians. The Royal College oversees the
medical education of specialists and, as such, advocates for the best
health and the best care for all Canadians.
To find out more, please visit royalcollege.ca.
SOURCE: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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Communications and External Relations
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