Peter Kuling is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine with the University of Ottawa. He works with the Ottawa Hospital Academic Family Health Team (TOHAFHT). Peter has served in various leadership roles including Lead Physician and Unit Director of the TOHAFHT, President of the Saskatchewan Medical Association and Chair of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Political Action Committee.
Peter has lectured in Family Medicine and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) at the University of Fukui, Japan; has delivered education sessions for Accreditation Canada International and was a visiting scholar in primary care departments in The Netherlands and New Zealand. He has also participated in international colloquia and conferences on primary care delivery models and leadership development for physicians. He is actively involved in the Family Medicine Demonstration Project, Ottawa-Shanghai Joint School of Medicine.
As a faculty member of the CMA Physician Leadership Institute (PLI) and of the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP), Peter delivers a range of leadership and continuous professional development programs. In addition, he holds several academic and other positions related to the “Practising Wisely” and “Choosing Wisely Canada” programs.
A Canadian Certified Physician Executive (CCPE), Peter has completed the Advanced Health Leadership Program (AHLP) at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto including the AHLP London Study Tour, London, England.
Peter was awarded the 2017 CMA Sir Charles Tupper Award for Political Action in recognition of his “outstanding career and life-long dedication to advocacy”.