Louis Hugo Francescutti
Louis Hugo Francescutti is the first Canadian to hold successive presidencies at Canada’s two major healthcare overseers: the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian Medical Association.
An expert on injury prevention, Francescutti practices emergency medicine at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, Alta. He educates future healthcare professionals as a professor at the School of Public Health and the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alberta — where he earned both an MD and PhD.
For his accomplishments, Francescutti was named one of Alberta’s top physicians of the century by the Alberta Medical Association in 2005.