About Bruyère

Dr. Shaun McGuire

Dr. Shaun McGuire

Dr. McGuire is chief of staff at Bruyère and chair of the medical advisory committee. In addition he is a member of the executive committee, and the quality management & mission effectiveness committee.


Dr. McGuire is the former medical director of medical affairs at The Ottawa Hospital, a staff physician with the Riverside Family Health Team and an assistant professor with the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Prior to becoming medical director, Dr. McGuire was head of the Department of Family Medicine at The Ottawa Hospital for 10 years. Over the past three years, Dr. McGuire has played a pivotal role in the development of The Ottawa Hospital physician engagement strategy.


Dr. McGuire holds a master of business administration degree and a bachelor of science degree. He completed his medical degree at the University of Ottawa, and a post graduate residency at the Bruyère Family Medicine Centre. Dr. McGuire has practiced in the University of Ottawa’s Department of Family Medicine for over 20 years and has held a number of administrative positions at the Ottawa Hospital including acting vice-president, medical affairs; vice-chair, medical advisory committee; and chair of continuing medical education to name a few.


Dr. McGuire brings a strong background and personal commitment to patient quality and safety initiatives, which is so critical in the care of Bruyère’s population.