Congratulations to Dr. Bertha Garcia


Congratulations to Dr. Bertha Garcia for being recognized by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada with the AFMC Mentorship award. The AFMC Mentorship Award recognizes a faculty member who demonstrates an exemplary and sustained commitment to providing outstanding mentorship, guidance, and inspiration to colleagues within Canadian faculties of medicine. This award acknowledges the time mentors dedicate to provide guidance for career development in clinical work, teaching, education, research, leadership, and advocacy.

“Dr. Garcia’s career is the product of strength, determination, hard work, and talent despite the obstacles that she faced as a woman aspiring to senior leadership. One of the truly remarkable and outstanding characteristics of Dr. Garcia is her unrelenting and generous commitment to mentor, to guide, to inform, and to support others, regardless of the stage of their career and without expecting anything in return.” - John Yoo, Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.