Boivin, Antoine

M.D., Ph.D.

Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme

Associate professor
Department of family medicine, Université de Montréal

Canada Research Chair in Patient and Community Partnership (Tier 2)


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Other affiliations

Adjunct professor
Department of Management, Evaluation and Health Policy, Université de Montréal

Research interests

Antoine Boivin, MD PhD is a practicing family physician and the Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Partnership with Patients and Communities. Working as a family physician in the community of Center-South Montreal, he completed his MSc and PhD in health services research in the United Kingdom and Netherlands. His research program for the past 15 years has focused on patient and citizen engagement in community care, health services delivery, science and policy. Co-founder and scientific director of the Center of excellence for partnership with patients and the public, he is also co-director of the Quebec SPOR Unit for Learning Health Systems, where he leads national initiatives on patient and public engagement evaluation. In 2020, he was awarded the Donald I. Rice award for vision and leadership by the Canadian College of Family Physicians.




Canada Research Chairs: Drs. Antoine Boivin and Bertrand Routy awarded

Dr. Antoine Boivin Receives the Donald I. Rice Award

Rigorously evaluate patient and public engagement practices