Dr. Gilles Mercier graduated from Laval University in Quebec in 1967, obtaining his certification in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He became Chief Resident of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Lakeshore General Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal in 1970. He served on the Board of Directors of the AOGQ (Quebec Association of Obstetricians- Gynaecologists for 5 years, and was nominated to several other notable organizations throughout his career, including the Maternel Mortality Committee. Dr. Mercier has also held numerous nominations within the American College of Obstetricians-Gynecologists, served on the Committee on Continuing Medical Education and also as an Organizing Committee member for the joint conference of Obstetrics-Gynecologists. He currently serves as Chief of Department of Obstetrics-Gynaecology and also as a CSSS Co-Director for the Family-Infancy-Youth Program in Montreal.