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Congratulations to Teresa Rudkin who has been chosen as Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education and as the 2015 recipient of the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the category of Faculty Lecturer

Dr. Teresa Rudkin – Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Teresa Rudkin as the new Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education in the Department of Family Medicine.

Published on : 13 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Bertrand Lebouché and Dr. David Lessard who have contributed to the publication of the book "Des idées reçues en santé mondiale"

Congratulations to Dr. Bertrand Lebouché, assistant professor and Dr. David Lessard, his post-doc who have contributed to the publication of the book "Des idées reçues en santé mondiale" It can be downloaded in pdf version for free,  or you can buy the paper copy here

Published on : 13 Nov 2015

Climate change adaption: a global snapshot

A McGill University-led group of researchers (TRAC3) are looking at whether progress is being made in designing initiatives and policies to reduce vulnerability to climate change across countries. Their aim is to contribute new ways of monitoring the global climate adaptation process.

Published on : 09 Nov 2015

No more ‘sugar-coating’ on invasive fungus

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a devastating illness that kills 90 per cent of patients with weakened immune systems or lung diseases.

Published on : 05 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Doaa Farid who won the Patients' Choice Award at the NAPCRG

Doaa Farid who is completing a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Ellen Rosenberg and Dr. Gillian Bartlett, won the Patients' Choice Award at the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). She presented her work on a video for immigrants that is part of the Tapestry Project. This is two years in a row one of our trainees took home this award. Congratulations!

Published on : 04 Nov 2015

BEWARE: off-label prescription drug use

A new study led by researchers in Canada sheds light on the effects of off-label use of prescription drugs with the first-ever investigation in adult populations.

Published on : 02 Nov 2015

Cancer research plagued by poor study design

Badly designed studies may lead to the efficacy of drugs being overestimated and money being wasted on trials that prove fruitless, according to a new study from McGill University in Canada.

Published on : 14 Oct 2015

The McGill Methodological Development Platform of the Quebec SUPPORT Unit has begun its work!

The McGill Methodological Development Platform of the Quebec SUPPORT Unit has begun its work! The platform is housed in the McGill University Department of Family Medicine. Under the direction of Dr Pierre Pluye (Family Medicine) and associate direction of Dr.

Classified as : Faculty, Research, Family Medicine
Published on : 28 Aug 2015

The Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Bergman, has signed a letter of intent between McGill and the Shenzhen Association of Community Health, China

On July 31st, in Shenzhen, China, Dr Howard Bergman, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, signed a letter of intent between the Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning (Department of Family Medicine of McGill University) and the Shenzhen Association of Community Health.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Research recommends further safety evaluation of DINCH

A commonly used  plasticizer known as DINCH, which is found in products that come into close contact with humans, such as medical devices, children's toys and food packaging, was put under the microscope  by Montreal researchers.

Published on : 17 Jun 2015

Mecheng alum featured in "McGill dans la ville"

Department of Mechanical Engineering alumnus Kieran Humphries is featured, along with electrical engineer Diego Mascarella, in the May 2015 edition of McGill's French-language publication McGill dans la ville. "Diego and Kieran are both young and bright McGill-trained research engineers," said Prof Benoit Boulet, who supervises their work on the e-drivetrain APC project, which engages industry partners such as Linamar, TM4, Infolytica and Purolator.

Published on : 03 Jun 2015