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SOGC congratulates Western Regional Award winner, Dr. Gerald Marquette

Our award winner from the Western Region is Dr. Gerald Marquette. Dr. Marquette has dedicated his life to improving the health of women and their babies through clinical work, teaching, leadership and advocacy. He began his career in Montreal after graduating from the University of Montreal in 1975. He has continued his work in Vancouver for the past 16 years.

Since 2010, Dr. Marquette has been the Medical Director of Maternal Services at B.C. Women’s Hospital. Dr. Marquette has also been at the forefront of telehealth services in both Quebec and B.C. He has been medical lead of perinatal services in B.C. for many years. He also coordinated and trained the infant and maternal transport teams, worked on clinical care guidelines, and served as chair of the provincial maternal mortality committee.

As an administrative leader, Gerald has served as Department Head of Obstetrics at BCWH and St. Justine Hospital, and as Director of perinatal services in Montreal. Dr. Marquette has been a long time member of the MFM Committee of the SOGC and has co-authored a number of guidelines. He has also been an active member of numerous committees at the Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Quebec, as well as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Congratulations, Gerald.