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Ford Bursey

B. Med. Sci., MD, FRCPC, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean for Professional Development

t: 709-777-6960


Dr. Bursey is the Dean of Professional Development in the Faculty of Medicine. He is a Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) at Memorial and a staff Gastroenterologist with Eastern Health.
Dr. Bursey obtained his MD from Memorial. He did a rotating internship and a residency in Internal Medicine at Memorial and did a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Ottawa. He has been a Faculty member since 1988.
His initial research interests were in the provision of clinical care and in recent years has focused on Medical Education. He has served as a member of the Steering Committee for the Future of Medical Education in Canada Postgraduate Project and is currently a member of the Steering Committee for CanMEDS 2015-Competence by Design project. He is currently serving as Atlantic Region Governor for the American College of Physicians as well.