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2017 CAEP | Honourary Life Membership Award

Congratulations Dr. Les Vertesi on receiving CAEP's Honourary Life Membership Award! Your CEPA family is very proud of you.

The Honourary Life Membership Award recognizes a CAEP member who has made outstanding contributions and dedicated service to emergency medicine in Canada.

Dr. Vertesi's continued contributions, including his work developing, championing and promoting the creation of the Advanced Life Support Paramedic training in British Columbia, have had a substantial impact in emergency medicine at the local, national and international level.

He is one of CAEP's founding members, joining his colleagues in 1978 to create the voice of EM in Canada.