Speaker Profile

Dr. Guylaine Gisele Lefebvre, MDBiography
Dr. Guylaine Lefebvre completed medical school and her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Ottawa. She then completed a fellowship in advanced gynecologic surgery at the Mayo Clinic. After 10 years on staff at the Civic site of the Ottawa Hospital, she joined St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. At St. Michael’s she was chief of obstetrics and gynecology, and chaired the hospital’s medical advisory committee. Dr. Lefebvre was a member of the Board of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada for over a decade, serving as president in 2007–08. She has contributed to provincial and national education bodies including committees of the Medical Council of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Lefebvre received an honourary fellowship to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award for her work in women’s health. In August 2015 she returned to Ottawa, joining the Canadian Medical Protective Association as director of practice improvement within the safe medical care group.
I have a relationship with a for-profit and/or a not-for-profit organization to disclose: - Direct financial payments including receipt of honoraria: Full time employee of CMPA I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).