Shine A Light

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Initiated by Dr. Alison Clarke during her 2018-19 term as President, Shine A Light recognizes and profiles AMA member physicians who are making a difference by:

  • Spearheading projects that improve patient and/or community life
  • Diligently following/tracking patients to ensure coordinated care
  • Working long hours and adjusting schedules to meet patient needs
  • Contributing to Alberta’s vision of a high-performing health care system

Nominee profiles

Dr. Lori Lobay

"My patients are the favorite part of my work. I value the many wonderful relationships I've built over the years, caring for patients and their families." - Dr. Lori Lobay

Dr. Mzikayise Tshatshela

"I love the science of medicine and the privilege it affords me to serve people from all walks of life. Moreover, I enjoy the endless mental stimulation I get from my day-to-day work. It is a career that challenges me to learn continuously." - Dr. Mzikayise Tshatshela

Dr. Gregg Robinson

You need only to read the adjectives and phrases of highest praise applied to Dr. Gregg Robinson by his Shine A Light nominator and colleague, Dr. Kim Rogers, to know that Dr. Robinson is not only worthy of the program’s recognition, but he’s someone we want to get to know better!

Dr. Daisy Fung

Dr. Daisy Fung is a family physician at the Palisades Medical Clinic in Edmonton and an Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, at the University of Alberta. She was nominated for recognition by the AMA’s Shine A Light program by fellow family physician Dr. Dinesh Witharana.

Dr. Setorme Tsikata

Dr. Setorme Tsikata, Edmonton family physician, was nominated for Shine A Light recognition by a patient who describes her as a dedicated physician, who, even when far away from the office, attends diligently to her patients.

Dr. Sayeh Zielke

“The heart is such a cool organ!” Meet the physician who said that: Dr. Sayeh Zielke, a Lethbridge cardiologist. When she isn’t helping her many cardiac patients in southern Alberta, Dr. Zielke is dedicated to bringing cardiac catheterization services to Lethbridge. She is equally committed to educating people about non-medical ways to prevent lifestyle-related cardiac issues, and has written a book: “One Heart, Five Habits.”

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