CPSA is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Wayne John Edwards from complications with COVID-19. Dr. Edwards was a highly respected psychiatrist practising in Lethbridge, AB. We recognize physicians and healthcare professionals are on the front lines every day, working tirelessly to provide the best care possible to Albertans during this pandemic. Our condolences go out to Dr. Edwards’ family, friends, colleagues, patients and the City of Lethbridge—the medical community mourns this profound loss with you.
If you are in need of support during this time, the Alberta Medical Association’s Physician and Family Support Program is available 24/7 by calling 1-877-767-4637. This program is accessible to physicians, post-graduate trainees, medical students and their immediate family members.