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MD Financial Management Supports Future Leaders in Canadian Health Care

MD proudly supports the CMHF Award program, which recognizes medical students who demonstrate perseverance, collaboration, an entrepreneurial spirit and outstanding potential as future leaders in health care in Canada.

MD Financial Management Inc., a Canadian Medical Association (CMA)-owned wealth management organization, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award. Sponsored in part by MD, this monetary award aims to help recipients focus on their studies by easing their financial burden. This year, the award was given to 16 students, from medical schools across Canada.

“We are honoured to partner with the CMHF and medical schools to support these students, who are well on their way to becoming future leaders in Canadian health care,” said Brian Peters, President and Chief Executive Officer at MD. “We want to recognize their remarkable achievements. These students have made significant contributions to the future of innovative health care in Canada.”

CMHF Award recipients are recognized for academic excellence; a keen interest in advancing knowledge in the field of medicine; and their work as leaders, innovators and community volunteers. This year’s recipients are as follows:

Award Recipient

Medical School

Philip Edgcumbe

University of British Columbia

Finola Hackett

University of Alberta

Lauren Capozzi

University of Calgary

Ali Jamal

University of Saskatchewan

Alyssa Archibald

University of Manitoba

Tavis Apramian

Western University

Ronald Leung

McMaster University

Amanda Khan

University of Toronto

Benjamin Cassidy

Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Steven Bae

Queen’s University

Zachary Ferraro

University of Ottawa

Tianwei Zhou

McGill University

Charles-Antoine Barbeau-Meunier

Université de Sherbrooke

Caroline Dallaire-Théroux

Université Laval

Braydon Connell

Dalhousie University

Michael Bartellas

Memorial University of Newfoundland


About MD Financial Management

Owned by the Canadian Medical Association, MD has one main goal: to help Canada’s physicians achieve financial well-being.

MD has more than $46 billion in assets under administration and is dedicated to serving Canada’s physicians and their families. MD provides financial products and services, the MD Family of Funds and investment counselling services through the MD Group of Companies. For a detailed list of these companies, visit

About the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) celebrates Canadian heroes whose work has advanced health care in Canada and the world. The CMHF also fosters future generations of health professionals through local and national youth education programs, scholarships and awards. This enduring tribute to the country’s rich medical history is showcased in a virtual hall of fame at and in an exhibit hall in downtown London, Ontario.

Media Contact

Maria Grant
Lead, External Communications
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