Patrick Trudeau

MD, CSPQ, FRCSC

Patrick Trudeau

Chicoutimi, Quebec
General surgeon

Area 6, Division B
(QUEBEC)

Key skills and experience

Patient safety
Physician wellness
World of medicine

Dr. Trudeau is a general surgeon with 22 years’ experience in a community hospital setting. Living in a rural francophone region has provided him with unique insights into the realities of rural practice and how these perspectives can be leveraged for system improvements.

His keen interest in developing a culture of safety for physicians, especially those in early career, has contributed to his medical practice.

With the constant changing environment in healthcare, Dr. Trudeau is committed to supporting physician wellness to enhance the safe delivery of clinical care.

The Nominating Committee values Dr. Trudeau’s experience in a high-risk specialty practice in a smaller community and his strong commitment to physician wellness and patient safety.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

CIUSSS hôpital de Chicoutimi

Medical staff
1999-

Professional Appointments

Association québécoise de chirurgie

Telemedicine committee chair
2004-2007

Hôpital de Chicoutimi

Chief of surgical department
2012-2016
Chief of general surgery service
2001-2012

CMPA Appointments

Extent of Assistance Committee
2020-
Safe Medical Care Committee
2020-
Human Resources and Compensation Committee
2018-2020
Investment Committee
2018-2020
Pension Committee
2018-2020
Council
2018-