Dr Diane Francœur
Obstetrician gynecologist, Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre
Elected the seventh President of the FMSQ in 2014, Dr Francœur is the first woman to hold this position. Previously, she was a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation (Counsellor from 2009 to 2011 and Vice-President from 2009 to 2014); President of the Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Quebec from 2006 to 2008 (where she also held various posts from 1995 to 2006); and Executive Committee President for the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (2014-2015). At the FMSQ, Dr Francœur takes part in the work of some twenty committees dealing with negotiations, the budget, conditions of practice, remuneration, distribution, medical manpower, etc.
Dr Francœur is interested in continuing medical education, not only with regards to its content and challenges, but also the remuneration that is associated with it. In particular, she is a member of the Interdisciplinary Educational Day planning committee.
Dr Francœur also chairs the Board of Directors of the Federation's two subsidiaries : Sogemec Assurances and Professionals' Financial.