Dr. Marc Bienz, a clinician-teacher in the JGH Division of Hematology, has been named the hospital’s Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine, in addition to his appointment as an Assistant Professor at McGill University, effective February 1.
Dr. Bienz completed his undergraduate medical training at the Université de Montréal, followed at McGill University by residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology. He also completed a two-year fellowship in transfusion medicine at the University of Toronto.
In assuming his new role, Dr. Bienz takes over from Dr. Stephen Caplan, who remains an active member of the Division of Hematology. In a statement issued by the hospital’s Department of Medicine, Dr. Caplan was thanked for his “unwavering dedication”, including his term as Chief of Hematology from 1996 to 2014 and as Associate Physician-in-Chief from 1993 to 2001.