Dr. Bruce Halliday

Dr. Bruce Halliday Dr. Bruce Halliday (1926-2011). Dr. Bruce Halliday was a founding partner of the Tavistock Family Health Centre. In 1972, he was president of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and in 1975, the organization named him the Family Physician of the Year. From 1974 to 1993 he served as the Oxford County MP. As a dedicated physician, Dr. Halliday took an active part in many community activities, such as the Rotary Club and was involved in a number of local committees. As a politician, he was a leader in the House of Commons for promoting the accessibility of the disabled. As a physician, Dr. Halliday was recognized as a compassionate, empathetic family doctor.

In retirement, Dr. Halliday devoted many hours to a number of health care committees with the goal of promoting quality, timely, compassionate rural family medicine. Indeed, in a mentorship role his shared enthusiasm for maintaining a viable rural family medicine model was a contributing factor to the establishment of a Medicine Class of 1966 Professionalism Project.