Codirector of the Centre of Excellence on Partnership with Patients and the Public, Antoine Boivin, MD PhD is a practicing physician and the Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Partnership with Patients and Communities.
Working as a family physician in the community of Center-South Montreal, he completed his MSc and PhD in health services research in the United Kingdom and Netherlands. His research program for the past 15 years has focused on patient and citizen engagement in community care, health services delivery, science and policy.
Co-founder and scientific director of the Center of excellence for partnership with patients and the public, he is also co-director of the Quebec SPOR-SUPPORT Unit, where he leads national initiatives on patient and public engagement evaluation. In 2020, he was awarded the Donald I. Rice award for vision and leadership by the Canadian College of Family Physicians.