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Delegates from the Santa Marcelina hospital in Sao Paolo visit our department

Wed, 2017-01-11 15:44

Soeur Monique, from the Hospital Santa Marcelina in Sao Paolo, Brazil, and alumni of the Department of Family Medicine, met with Dr. Bergevin, Dr. Juras, Dr. Connolly, Dr. Bergman, and Ms. Simmons on January 5th. The meeting covered a new partnership between the Department and Santa Marcellna’s new medical school. This partnership will include a version of the Blended Learning Education Program in Faculty Development, a new MSc.

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Job Posting: Director of Postdoctoral Program in Gatineau

Wed, 2017-01-11 11:26

See document attached (in French only).

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Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Services and Policy Research

Tue, 2016-12-20 14:15

The Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) and Department of Family Medicine at McGill University are inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellow (PDF) with a background in health services and policy research for the newly launched Observatory on Health and Social Services Reforms (OHSSR).

The PDF will work under the supervision of Prof. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Director of the OHSSR and in collaboration with faculty members from both the IHSP and the Department of Family Medicine.

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Congratulations Dr. Marion Dove and Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon on becoming Fellows of the CFPC!

Fri, 2016-12-02 10:29

Congratulations to Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon and Dr. Marion Dove on becoming Fellows of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). They were celebrated in a graduation ceremony at the end of the Family Medicine Forum (FMF), held in Vancouver, British Colombia this past November. Dr. Dove and Dumas-Pilon are pictured with Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau, the president-elect of the CFPC. Dr. Charbonneau will commence his presidency at the next FMF held in Montreal from November 8-11, 2017.

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PhD trainee, Ayat Salman, co-authors new article

Thu, 2016-12-01 15:29

Congratulations to our PhD trainee, Ayat Salman, who is a co-author on a Nature publication based on her work for the liver disease biobank (http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nm.4197.html).  Ayat’s PhD will draw directly on this experience to explore the necessary framework for a Primary Care Biobank with a focus on Obesity. Ayat has been award an FRQ-S PhD Scholarship and is supervised by Dr. Gillian Bartlett and Dr. Peter Metrakos.

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World AIDS Day

Thu, 2016-12-01 (All day)
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Congratulations to our Family Medicine CFPC’s 2016 award recipients!

Thu, 2016-12-01 14:12

These awards recognize outstanding medical students who have demonstrated an interest or commitment to a career in family medicine. Each Canadian medical school is invited to nominate a medical student in their second-last undergraduate year of study at the time of application.

Dr. Caitlin Reimer - CFPC Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award 2016

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Application of New Equity Measure, Student Feedback, in Faculty of Medicine

Thu, 2016-12-01 10:53

Any instructor or Teaching Assistant who receives a comment in a course evaluation that appears to be hateful or discriminatory may request that the evaluation submitted by the student be removed from Mercury or One45 – To learn more, click here.

Further information on course evaluations is available at: http://www.mcgill.ca/mercury/students/information.

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Reflections on Day One of #NAPCRG2016 - a spotlight on Claire Godard-Sebillotte

Tue, 2016-11-22 16:02

Domhnall MacAuley is a CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of primary care in Northern Ireland, UK. He attended the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO this past week and spoke to a number of people about their research projects. Notably, he spoke to Claire Godard-Sebillotte, of the McGill Department of Family Medicine and a Vanier Scholar.

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