Department of Family Medicine

 It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Dr. Terry-Nan Tannenbaum passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, March 17, 2016 surrounded by her family.  Terry was as an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine.  
Donations may be made to the "Dr. Terry Nan Tannenbaum Memorial Fund for Education" c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation (514-340-8251).

On behalf of the McGill Department of Family Medicine, we would like to express  our deepest sympathies.

Classified as: recherche, Research, staff, students, faculty, Department of Family Medicine, External, Départ. de médecine familiale, Médecine de famille
Published on: 22 Apr 2016

As of today, 25,000 Syrian refugees will have arrived in Canada fleeing their war-torn country. Approximately 7,300 of those will stay in Quebec. Chunip Koo, a clinician nurse at the Montreal Neurological Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MNH-MUHC), and Dr. Zinab Gouda, physician in the Transitional Care Team and Secondary Care division of the MUHC Department of Family Medicine,  describe their experience.

Classified as: recherche, Research, staff, students, faculty, Department of Family Medicine, External, Dept. of Family Medicine, Départ. de médecine familiale, Médecine de famille
Published on: 22 Apr 2016

IHDW is committed to encouraging a transdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to the study of human development and well-being.  It aims to foster the development of networks in the study of human development and well-being and to facilitate informed discussion about public policy. It also aims to encourage community engagement through the various activities originating in the Institute.

Classified as: recherche, Research, staff, students, faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Family Medicine, External, Départ. de médecine familiale, Médecine de famille
Published on: 10 Mar 2016

Congratulations to Dr Mark Karanofsky who has been appointed Director of Undergraduate Education at the Department of Family Medicine of McGill! Please join us in welcoming Dr. Karanofsky and wishing him well in directing this challenging position!

Classified as: recherche, Research, staff, faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Family Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine, Départ. de médecine familiale, Médecine de famille
Published on: 2 Feb 2016

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Leonora Lalla to the position of Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective February 1, 2016. Dr. Lalla succeeds Dr. Ivan Rohan, who has been at the helm of the CPD Office since 2010. We take this opportunity to thank Dr. Rohan for his commitment to McGill’s CPD programs and for steering CPD through a very successful accreditation in 2015.

Classified as: recherche, staff, Department of Family Medicine, Family Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine, Départ. de médecine familiale, dévelopement professoral
Published on: 2 Feb 2016

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!

Classified as: Research, Department of Family Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine
Published on: 4 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Isabelle Vedel and Vladimir Khassanov for their poster: « Does case management address the needs of patients with mild dementia and their caregivers in Community-based primary health care? A mixed methods study design” designated as the winner of the  2014 Patient’s Choice Award during NAPCRG in New-York.

Classified as: Awards, Department of Family Medicine, NAPCRG
Published on: 30 Jan 2015

For her extraordinary work with pregnant immigrant women, Dr. Hélène Rousseau was designated "Hero of the Month" by La Presse. These women often find themselves in really precarious conditions and the dedication of Dr rousseau makes a significant difference in their lives.

Click here for the whole article (in french only)

Classified as: news, Department of Family Medicine, La Presse
Published on: 30 Jan 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Maxine Dumas Pilon, on her appointment as President of the Quebec College of Family Physicians (QCFP).

Dr. Maxine Dumas Pilon was inducted at the annual general meeting of the members of the CQMF on November 15. She undertakes a major mandate that will continue expanding the CQMF.

Message from the President (in french)

Classified as: Department of Family Medicine
Published on: 9 Dec 2014

Congratulations to our family physicians:

- Dr Mark Yaffe: CFPC/CGS Award of disctinction in health care of the elderly and CFPC Lifetime Achievement awards in Family Medicine

- Dr. Howard Bergman: CFPC Lifetime Achievement Awards in Family Medicine Research.

- Dr. Ellen Rosenberg: CFPC Lifetime Achievement Awards in Family Medicine Research

 

Classified as: Awards, Department of Family Medicine, CFPC
Published on: 9 Oct 2014

Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence Graduate Teaching and Supervision. The Award and a citation will be presented at Spring Convocation. The recipient receives a plaque, and his/her name is inscribed on a permanent plaque in the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office.

Classified as: Awards, Research, graduate studies, Department of Family Medicine
Published on: 29 Apr 2014

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