For Immediate Release
Wednesday, November 29, 2018
Dr. Marie Gear to receive award from the College of Physicians as an Outstanding Physician!
The Municipality of South Bruce is pleased to announce that Dr. Marie Gear will be a recipient of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 2019 Council Award.
The Municipality of South Bruce Council, along with the Wingham and Area Health Professionals Recruitment, put forward a nomination to the College of Physicians and Surgeons to recognize Dr. Gear for the outstanding service she has provided to her patients in South Bruce and surrounding communities over the past 38 years. This nomination also included several letters of support from the doctors of the North Huron Family Health Team, and several community members and organizations.
“Patients of Dr. Gear hold her in high regard for her empathy, kindness, and intelligence” said Bob Buckle, Mayor Municipality of South Bruce. “South Bruce Council was thrilled to receive notice that Dr. Gear had been one of four chosen for such a prestigious award”.
Dr. Gear will receive this highly regarded award at a ceremony held by the College of Physicians and Surgeons at a future date in 2019.
November 29th marks the end of a rewarding career for Dr. Gear, as she retires after 38 years of providing exceptional care to residents of South Bruce and the surrounding area. We wish her well in retirement and thank her for choosing South Bruce to practice medicine. She will be missed by many!