Dr Zimmerman retired in 1988 after being with the group for 32 years. The senior member of Medical Associates at the time of his retirement, he also had the distinction of being the longest serving member of the organization and had been a premier performer both in practice and administrative matters. His practice was assumed by Dr Henry Lew. Dr Ken Kirkwood left practice in June 1988 after 30 years with Medical Associates as the youngest retiree to that date. Ken’s practice was taken by Dr Peter J. Smith.
Dr Fitton retired in August 1991 after 26 years with the group and left his busy practice in the care of Dr Michael Look. A UBC graduate, Michael is actively involved in teaching UBC medical students and family practice residents. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor for the UBC Division of Family Practice.