Co-Director, Health Leadership Academy
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Chair of the Minister of Health’s Primary Care Advisory Table
Dr. David Price is a Professor and Past Chair (2006-2021) in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, and former Chief of Family Medicine at Hamilton Health Sciences (2004-2018). During his tenure as chair, the Department grew exponentially, graduating over 100 family medicine residents annually. Dr. Price was also instrumental in helping to create the academic FHT at McMaster University, an interprofessional team currently serving over 40,000 patients in the Hamilton area.
Dr. Price has also been involved with local, regional, and provincial government bodies where he acts as a consultant and advisor to provincial governments in Canada, as well as internationally. He was the Chair of the Provincial (Ontario) Expert Advisory Panel on Primary Care (2013-2014) where he played a key role in helping produce, “Patient Care Groups: A new model of population based primary health care for Ontario” (“Price Report”), and is currently the Chair of the Minister of Health’s Primary Care Advisory Table. He has also been a member of Ontario’s Covid-19 Health Coordination Table since April 2020.
Dr. Price has participated in over $6M in peer reviewed research funding (> $1M as lead) and has been the lead in over $15 M of other funding from a variety of Governments and Agencies. He has authored over 40 peer reviewed publications and published numerous other articles/book chapters. Active in the community, Dr. Price has also been on a number of non-profit boards including the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Centre for Effective Practice [CEP] and is currently on the campaign cabinet for the United Way of Halton and Hamilton.