Dr. David Robinson
2017 Teacher-Educator Award
Dr. David Robinson completed his BSc at the University of Winnipeg, and his MSc in Physiology at the University of Manitoba. He then completed medical school, internal medicine training and rheumatology training at the University of Manitoba. Following that he started work as a Rheumatologist at the University of Manitoba.
As a clinician educator David has a large tertiary care practice. In addition to clinical teaching, he has held a number of education positions including Postgraduate Program Director for 10 years and Undergraduate Medical Director for Rheumatology at the University of Manitoba for more than 15 years. He has been active in CME activities as well as public education through the Arthritis Society. He has served as Vice-chair of the Royal College Specialty Committee for Rheumatology for 6 years and following that has been Chair of the Committee since 2012.
In addition to teaching, David is a member of both the Canadian Scleroderma Research Group and Canadian Network on Research in Vasculitides. He also has a great interest in rheumatic diseases in First Nations. This involves outreach clinics in Northern Manitoba caring for First nations patients. In collaboration with his colleagues in Manitoba, David is also involved in research on the etiology and outcomes of rheumatic disease in First Nations.