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Congratulations to Douglas Slobod for receiving John H. Altshuler Prize in Family Medicine

Mon, 2014-07-14 15:43

The prize was established in 2006 by David Altshuler and the Altshuler family, in honour of his father, John Altshuler, BSc ’55, MDCM ’59. This prize is awarded annually by the Faculty of Medicine to a graduating medical student with the highest mark in the family medicine clerkship.

This year’s recipient, Douglas Slobod, received the award at the Dean’s Awards Ceremony and Reception on May 29.

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2014 Benefit for Maison Bleue

Thu, 2014-06-26 17:30
Rialto Theatre : 5723 avenue du Parc , H2V 4G9

Please refer to the following link for more details related to this event and to participate: http://www.maisonbleue.info/

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Dr Vania Jimenez launch her 3rd book "Je suis une pierre brulante"

Mon, 2014-06-09 09:55

October 6th, 2013

Dr Vania Jimenez, Director of one of the Family Medicine Unit of Côte des Neiges, is launching her 3rd  novel, "Je suis une pierre brulante".

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Guest Speaker: Dr. Mark Clarfield will speak about secrets for getting published in the area of primary care

Fri, 2014-06-06 12:30 - 13:30

Dr. Mark Clarfield will be presenting at the Department of Family Medicine on Friday, June 6th from 12:30 - 1:30.  Dr. Clarfield is the Co-Director of the collaborative Ben-Gurion University - Columbia University Medical School for International Health (MSIH), and Sidonie Hecht Chair of Geriatrics at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Faculty of Heath Sciences.

Please join us to hear about Dr. Clarfield's experience for developing his research career and his secrets for getting published in the area of primary care, with a focus on older people. 

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Success of McGill Family Medicine in latest FRQS salary award competition !

Fri, 2014-05-09 17:15

We have wonderful news to share with you. Once again we have a great deal to be proud of in the Department of Family Medicine.  

The results from the Fonds de recherche Santé-Quebec (FRQS) have been announced and we would like to congratulate the members of our department who have been successful.  These competitions are very competitive and few are actually successful in obtaining these salary support awards.

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Seminar: CIET-PRAM hosts Germán Zuluaga, who will speak on Intercultural Health Research

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:00 - 13:30

CIET-PRAM will be hosting Germán Zuluaga, a Colombian physician, epidemiologist and director of the Center for Intercultural Health Studies (bio below) for 3 weeks in April/May. 

Germán will present on Intercultural Health Research on May 1 from 12:00-1:30 at the Department of Family Medicine 3rd floor, 5858 Cotes-des-Neiges. Lunch will be provided at the meeting. Please RSVP to 514-399-9138.

The presentation will be in Spanish with English slides. Questions can be in English or Spanish. 

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Dr. Gillian Bartlett named to Honour List for Educational Excellence

Fri, 2014-04-25 16:36

Congratulations to Dr Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant for being selected for the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence 2014-15!

The annual list recognizes outstanding contributions to education in the areas of teaching, educational leadership and innovation, faculty development, and research and scholarly activity.

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2014 CME Geriatric Medicine for Practitioners “Dementia – A Practical Approach”

Fri, 2014-05-09 (All day)

This course is an update in dementia management for providers of direct care. Through plenary sessions and interactive workshops, some of the basis for dementia care will be reviewed but practical applications of case finding, diagnosis, treatment, communication between professionals, competency and management of behavior disturbances will be emphasized. Each workshop session will be approximately half hour duration.  Registrants will be able to participate in all 6 workshops.

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Faculty Development workshop: Isaac Tannenbaum Resident Research Day

Fri, 2014-05-30 09:00 - 16:30

Invited speakers:


Dr. Vania Jimenez, Director of the Family Medicine Unit at  CLSC Côte-des-Neiges and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University


Dr. Jean-Pascal Fournier, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University


Friday, May 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

McGill University

Contact Information

Contact: Administrative Coordinator
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Seminar : Structuration de l’onco-gériatrie en France

Mon, 2014-03-10 15:00 - 16:30
Jewish General Hospital : Room E-711, Segal Cancer Center, 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road Montreal Quebec Canada , H3T 1E2

Joint McGill Division of Geriatric Medicine & Department of Oncology Seminar

Oncology and Aging Program

Speaker: Professor Hervé Curé, MD, PhD

Department of Medical Oncology, Institut Jean Godinot, Reims, France


Title: Structuration de l’onco-gériatrie en France


Discussant: Dr. Doreen Wan-Chow-Wah, MD, FRCPC

Medical Director, Geriatric Oncology, Jewish General Hospital

“Geriatric Oncology at McGill”

Contact Information

Contact: Elizabeth Iacono
Office Phone: 514-340-8222 ext 4352
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