Recognizing four outstanding physicians

Left to right: Dr. Wendy Sligl, Dr. Duncan Mackey, and Dr. Kristen Hemrick
Pictured left to right: Drs. Wendy Sligl, Duncan Mackey and Kristen Hemrick

In the January-February 2021 edition of Alberta Doctors’ Digest, we proudly Shine A Light on:

  • Dr. Trevor Bernhardt: A supportive leader and an exceptional teammate
  • Dr. Kristen Hemrick: A “very special practitioner” with a “kind, caring manner”
  • Dr. Duncan Mackey: Treating patients like family – the kind of doctor you want on your side
  • Dr. Wendy Sligl: Heart and soul, skill and dedication

While the majority of nominations for AMA’s Shine A Light program come from patients nominating their physicians, the program is also an opportunity for health care professionals to shine a light on and pay tribute to an outstanding physician colleague who they work(ed) or train(ed) with or have been under the care of.

With this first feature of the new year, the Shine A Light program recognizes four physicians, two of whom were nominated by health care colleagues and two by patients.

Continue reading this Shine A Light profile (Alberta Doctors' Digest, January-February 2021)

About Shine A Light

Initiated by Dr. Alison Clarke during her 2018-19 term as AMA 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

Do you know a physician who goes above and beyond to care for his/her patients? If yes, please complete the Shine A Light nomination form.

Alberta Medical Association Mission: Advocate for and support Alberta physicians. Strengthen their leadership in the provision of sustainable quality care.