Dr. David Price
Dr. David Price is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, and has been Chief of Family Medicine at Hamilton Health Sciences since 2004. He has been a physician for over 25 years, practicing comprehensive family medicine.
Dr. Price is currently the Provincial Primary Care Lead and Chair of the Provincial Expert Advisory Panel on Primary Care.
Locally, he was the founding director of the Maternity Centre of Hamilton; a multidisciplinary centre that cares for prenatal and intrapartum patients. The Maternity Centre’s model of care is replicated across Canada and has been the subject of several national presentations and publications. Dr. Price was also instrumental in helping to create the academic Family Health Team at McMaster University, an interprofessional team, currently serving over 30,000 patients in the Hamilton area.
Dr. Price is a co-investigator on TAPESTRY, a $6.5 million project funded by Health Canada, which combines volunteers and technology to improve the care provided to seniors by primary care teams. Since 2006, he has also been the administrative lead for OSCAR (Open Source Clinical Application Resource), an Electronic Medical Record. OSCAR was developed at McMaster and is now utilized across Canada by more than 2500 family physicians and is the fastest growing EMR in Ontario.