Gore Bay Medical Centre
The Gore Bay Medical Centre (GBMC) is a primary health care organization providing services to the 2,500 residents of Western Manitoulin. Our team includes three physicians, an X-Ray technologist, a phlebotomist, and office staff.
Things you should know about this rotation:
Gore Bay Medical Centre services Western Manitoulin communities and First Nations. We provide primary family medicine care (office-based and house calls), basic laboratory services and diagnostic X-Ray, after-hours on-call services, minor emergency care, minor surgery, Ontario Telehealth Network (OTN) tele-medicine services, and family medicine outreach clinics in Sheshegwaning and Zhiibaahaasing First Nations. Our physicians also provide medical care to long-term care residents at Manitoulin Lodge, a 64-bed nursing home.
Our Health Care Team includes:
Bob Hamilton MD—preceptor, LEC
Shelagh McRae MD, CCFP, FCFP—preceptor, coroner, LEG Lead
Chantelle Wilson MD, CCFP, FCFP—preceptor
Taryn Strain MRT—office manager
Kim Robinson—receptionist, phlebotomist
Gore Bay Student Contacts:
Bob Hamilton—Local Education Coordinator (LEC)
Keely King—Local Contact
Sarah Warburton—Site Administrative Coordinator (SAC)
Monday – Friday ; 8:30am – 4:30pm
Location & Contact Information:
70 Meredith Street
PO Box 219
Gore Bay, ON P0P 1H0
Phone: 705-282-2262; 705-282-2007 (after hours)
Accommodation ~ The McRae House:
Dr. Shelagh McRae and Dr. Bob Hamilton own a house in Gore Bay that is used as NOSM housing. This fully furnished 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home is located on Laird Street, a 5-minute walk to the Gore Bay Medical Centre. The house has laundry facilities on-site, a double fold-out couch, satellite television, and beautiful outdoor spaces. For more information about this rental or to arrange a booking, please contact Keely.
Gore Bay & Western Manitoulin Recreation
Gore Bay Recreation Park - basketball court, soccer field, tennis
courts (weekly pickleball games); 24/7 access gym coming soon!
Gore Bay Marina for boating & yacht charters
Gore Bay Memorial Arena - skating & hockey
Manitoulin School of Martial Arts - Monday classes from 6:30-8pm (Sept-June), all ages
Beginner & All-level Vinyasa Yoga - Tuesday classes from 5:45-8pm; email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
Burpee Mills Community Gym - open 9-5 during the day and can be used if you have a partner with you; you can attend solo on Mon-Thurs between 7-9pm as volunteers will be there; the cost is $20/month
Snowmachine trails on western Manitoulin