Congratulations to GCGSC Alumni Dr. Gigi Osler on being appointed to the Senate of Canada!

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed Flordeliz (Gigi) Osler as an independent Senator for Manitoba.

Flordeliz (Gigi) Osler is an internationally renowned surgeon who operates in Winnipeg, an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba, and a dedicated advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion. She was the first woman surgeon and the first racialized woman elected President of the Canadian Medical Association. Dr. Osler is known for her active involvement within and dedication to the medical community in Canada and abroad. She is also the recipient of numerous honours and awards.

Dr. Osler is a graduate of the Graduate Certificate of Global Surgical Care and member of our alumni.

Congratulations Dr. Osler!

See her profile on our GCGSC page (scroll to the bottom)

Read the official announcement here: