Dr. Bryce Durafourt is a neurologist at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, Queen’s University.
A native Montrealer, Dr. Durafourt completed his B.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology, his M.Sc. in Neuroscience, and his M.D.,C.M. degrees at McGill University. He went on to complete neurology residency at Queen’s University. Dr. Durafourt has interests in acute care neurology, including vascular neurology as well as epilepsy and electroencephalography. His practice includes inpatient stroke and general neurology clinic, as well as directing the resident-led urgent neurology clinic.
As a medical student, Dr. Durafourt served as President of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) in 2014-2015. That same year, he served on the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) board of directors. He also served a three-year term on the board of directors of the Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS), where he was a member of the finance and executive committees.
He represented his fellow residents as a member of the Professional Association of Residents of Ontario (PARO) General Council in 2016-2017. He went on to sit as a member of the board of directors and executive committee of Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) from 2017-2019, where he served two years as Treasurer of the organization.
He is passionate about promoting excellence in medical education and policies that improve the health of all Canadians. He lives in Kingston, Ontario with his wife Emily and daughter Sarah, and enjoys sailing and road cycling.