Dr. Vivien Brown, MDCM, CCFP, FCFP, NCMP, is a family physician with a busy practice in Toronto. She is also Vice-President of Medical Affairs, Medisys Health Group and a noted speaker, pioneer and tireless advocate on a national and international scale about the need to raise awareness about women’s health issues and preventative healthcare.
She is a recognized leader in her field as an outstanding family physician and was awarded Family Physician of the Year, 2012 by the Ontario College of Family Physicians.
Dr. Brown also works to help shape health policy in Canada, through numerous advisory bodies including as past President of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, Immunize Canada, and the Women’s Brain Health Initiative, Medical Board of Directors, HealthChoicesFirst, Past Chair of the Consumer Education Committee of the North American Menopause Society, Member, Faculty Advisor, McGill Medical School. She is the incoming VP for North America Medical Women’s International Association.
Dr. Brown is an Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto, in the Department of Family Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, Department of Family Medicine.
Dr. Brown received her medical degree at McGill University and has been practicing family medicine in Toronto since 1982. She and her husband have two grown children and three grandchildren.