Dept. of Family Medicine news
Dr. Bergman becomes a member of the board of directors of the Institut National d'Excellence en Santé et en Services Sociaux (INESSS)
INESSS is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. On February 26, 2014, the Council of Ministers proceeded with the appointments of Mr. Howard Bergman, Chair of the McGill Department of Family Medicine, and Mr. Robert Maguire, specialist in community health at the Agence de la santé et des services sociaux du Bas-Saint-Laurent.
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University Director of Postgraduate Residency Program
Dr. Yvonne Steinert, recipient of the President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada has just announced the 2014 recipients of the AFMC awards for outstanding contributions to medical education in Canada. Included among the seven winners from across Canada is Dr. Yvonne Steinert, who is the recipient of the President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine. Congratulations! Read more here.
The Department of Family Medicine is proud to announce that Dr. Michael Malus was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Created in 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, this commemorative medal served to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.
*This event was originally scheduled for June 6, 2014 at the Université de Montreal
Dr Maxine Dumas Pilon accepts the position of President Elect of the Québec College of Family Physicians
It is with great pride that we announce that Dr Maxine Dumas Pilon has recently accepted the position of President Elect of the Québec College of Family Physicians (QCFP) http://www.cqmf.qc.ca. Dr Dumas Pilon will be the first president from McGill since Richard Handfield–Jones (1989 -1990). Her mandate as a president will start at the QCFP Annual General Meeting during the Family Medicine Forum in Québec City next Fall. Dr Dumas Pilon practices family medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Dr Vania Jimenez interviewed in l'Actualité médicale - Clinique et laïcité: D’abord, privilégier la relation individuelle avec le patient
Clinique et laïcité: D’abord, privilégier la relation individuelle avec le patient (in French only) Vania Jimenez interviewed by Michel Dongois, Novembre 27, 2013 To see the article via Portail santé, click here
On October 25, 2013, the Department of Family Medicine inaugurated its new offices at 5858 Côte-des-Neiges. The Chancellor of McGill University, Mr. Arnold Steinberg, the Vice-Principal of Health Affairs and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dr. David Eidelman, along with the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Howard Bergman, made the Department’s new location official by means of a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Congratulations to our resident and medical student College of Family Physicians of Canada 2013 awards recipients
CFPC Medical Student Scholarship - Émilie Gagnon CFPC Medical Student Leadership Award - Lucie Manchester Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award - Adrienne Lefort Family Medicine Resident Award for Scholarly Achievement - Adrianna Decker
I want to take this opportunity to honour and thank Ann C. Macaulay, CM MD FCFP, who was the founding Director of Participatory Research at McGill, for her decades of service and commitment to primary care and community health. I am delighted that Ann continues on in our Department as Professor of Family Medicine and that we will continue to benefit from her mentoring, expertise, and experience. Following her medical training in the UK, Ann came to Canada in 1969 to pursue a career in family medicine.
I am delighted to announce that Neil Andersson MD PhD MPhil MSc MFPH, currently science director of CIET and visiting scientist at the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, has joined the McGill University Department of Family Medicine on October 1, 20
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".