Dr. Eugene Leduc was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, where he graduated from Carson Graham Secondary School in 1978 and the UBC Faculty of Medicine in 1985. From there, he interned in Toronto then moved to Hazelton, B.C. for a rural family practice residency and certification (CCFP). After that he completed a year of anaesthesia training in Saskatoon. Dr. Leduc practiced in Creston B.C. for nine years, then in 1998, moved to Victoria where he did “locum work” (filling in for other family doctors). He started his own practice again in December 2000, initially in association with Drs. Jim Stockdill and Phil Huggett, then in 2006, he joined the Doctors’ Medical Clinic.
Dr. Leduc is an Associate Clinical Professor in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and a member of the Victoria-Site Faculty for the UBC Family Practice Residency Program. He is active in medical politics currently as a vice-delegate to the Board of the Society of General Practitioners of BC and a member of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada.
Dr. Eugene Leduc has a research interest in physician patterns of practice, the dissemination of and practical use of evidence-based medicine, the methods by which physicians communicate the risks and benefits of medical interventions and lifestyle choices to their patients, and the processes by which patients make important health decisions.
Previous publications include review articles on physician on-call frequency and the definition of rural general practice.