Graduated from doctoral studies at the University of Montreal, Dr. Boucher completed his training in family medicine at Mc Gill University. His medical career began in the Canadian Armed Forces in 1992. Under the auspices of the United Nations, he participated in two missions abroad, in Bosnia (1993) and Rwanda (1994). As soon as he returned, Dr. Boucher joined the team at St. Mary’s Hospital Center in Montreal as an associate professor in emergency, family medicine and intensive care. Subsequently, he joined the Pierre Boucher hospital center, the emergency and hospitalization service. At the same time, he inaugurated his family medicine practice in Ste-Julie.