Dr. Jill Rice is the new Acting Head of the Division of Palliative Care, effective November 1st, 2016.
Dr. Jill Rice (B.Arts Sci, M.A, M.D, MHSc, CCFP (PC)) is a Member of the Division of Palliative Care and a physician for the Champlain Regional Palliative Consultation Team, an inter-professional program providing support to healthcare teams caring for patients with palliative care needs in the community. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa and the Regional Palliative Care Lead for the Champlain LHIN and the Ottawa Regional Cancer Program.
Dr. Rice graduated from the University of Ottawa medical school in 1997. After completing a residency in rural family medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland she worked in Newfoundland before returning to Ontario. In 2002-3 she completed a Year of Added Competency in Palliative Medicine at the University of Ottawa and in 2014 her MHSc. in Bioethics at the University of Toronto.