Jacques Voyer is a source of inspiration and encouragement. Despite a serious accident, he continued his education and became an outstanding psychiatrist. His clinical abilities as well as a great openness of spirit led him to work with various institutions, including the Jewish General Hospital and the Institut Philippe Pinel. A professor at McGill University, he also works in the area of palliative care at the Royal Victoria Hospital (McGill University Health Centre) and is often in demand as a speaker and expert psychiatrist. Generous with his time, he is chairman of the board of the Institut de rÚadaptation de MontrÚal, among other roles. He is also recognized for his contribution to promoting the independence of patients who have suffered spinal cord injuries and their social and workplace reintegration.