Senator Marie-Françoise Mégie

  • Province: Quebec (Rougemont)
  • Affiliation: Non-affiliated (Independent Senators Group)
  • Telephone: 613-996-2357
  • Fax: 613-996-2369
  • Email: marie-francoise.megie@sen.parl.gc.ca  vCard
  • Staff: Ippersiel, Kathleen (E); St-Julien, Dimitri (R)

Biography

Senator Marie-Françoise Mégie was appointed to the Senate on November 25, 2016, by the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau. Senator Mégie represents the province of Québec and the Senatorial Division of Rougemont.

Senator Mégie’s professional career encompasses over 35 years as a family physician and nearly 30 years as a university professor. Born in Haiti, she arrived in Quebec in 1976, and rose through the ranks of the medical profession while also pursuing university teaching, becoming a clinical associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Montréal.

She helped establish the Maison de soins palliatifs de Laval in 2009, where she served as medical director until December 31, 2016.

Her medical practice focused on providing health care services for seniors, persons with severe disabilities and end-of-life patients.

Senator Mégie served as President of the Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad (AMHE) for five years, and has chaired the organization Médecins francophones du Canada since 2014.

She was also the editor-in-chief of the Médecins francophones du Canada’s newsletter.

Dr. Mégie has received numerous awards for her professional, volunteer and personal contributions.