Ontario doctor receives CFPC Award of Excellence
August 17, 2022
TORONTO – Dr. Dominik Nowak (pictured), family physician and chief medical advisor at TELUS, has been named a 2022 recipient of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Award of Excellence. The award recognizes family physicians who have made outstanding contributions to the Canadian health system.
Dr. Nowak was nominated for his leadership in building teamwork across the health system during COVID-19. As chief medical advisor at TELUS, Dr. Nowak bridges disciplines between health, community, and business – advocating toward a health system that he calls “more kind, caring, and careful.”
“Dr. Nowak’s deep and heartfelt commitment to improving health outcomes for our fellow citizens is extremely inspiring,” described Darren Entwistle, president and CEO of TELUS. “Indeed, as an integral member of our TELUS Health leadership team, Dr. Nowak has shared his tremendous knowledge and expertise with TELUS team members, our customers and our community partners, whilst simultaneously working passionately to build a healthier future for all Canadians across the entire healthcare ecosystem. Dr. Nowak is an outstanding role model, an unparalleled champion for good, both within and beyond TELUS, and exceptionally deserving of this honour from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.”
Dr. Nowak’s work to better health for all people in Canada has made him a recognized leader in primary care and health system strategy. We commend Dr. Nowak for his continued advocacy, and congratulate him for this well-deserved honour. He will be receiving the CFPC Award of Excellence in November of 2022.
About Dr. Dominik Nowak
Dr. Dominik Nowak is a family doctor and health leader. As chief medical advisor at TELUS, Dr. Nowak bridges disciplines with health, community, and business leaders toward a health system that is more kind, caring, and careful. He is also a faculty member in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.
About TELUS Health
Guided by our commitment to create a healthier future for everyone, we focus on the uniqueness of each individual and leverage the power of our leading technology to create the future of health. Our goal is to improve healthcare experiences for everyone in Canada, so they can proactively manage their health and well-being. We do this by making virtual healthcare and mental health support accessible to millions of Canadians, connecting over 170,000 clinicians and allied health professionals with solutions that help make their practice more efficient, delivering personalized care experiences, increasing opportunities for patients to engage with their care teams and helping employers care for their workforce.