Dr. Lorne Finkelstein’s career in medicine has helped to put the Hamilton medical community on the map. His volunteer efforts on behalf of the Hamilton Academy of Medicine have enlightened the public and the media across the country about healthcare issues. He has been an effective advocate for patients, in some cases securing much needed treatments that would have otherwise been denied. Lorne’s career extends beyond medicine. He continues to be actively involved in Hamilton’s anti-racist initiatives, building understanding and bringing communities together.