Family Medicine news
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.
*This event was originally scheduled for June 6, 2014 at the Université de Montreal
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".
The Department of Family Medicine congratulates: Gladys Osien Title of award: McGill Faculty of Medicine MSc Internal Studentship Title of research project: Investigating the Effect of Weight on Asthma Children in Quebec Vasiliki Rahimzadeh Title of award: McCutcheon Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship Title of research project: Engaging Terminally Ill Children in Research of Self-Reported Quality of Life Outcomes: a Review of Established Methods
The 2013 Isaac Tannenbaum Resident Research Day held on May 31st was a real success!! This day was an opportunity for our residents to present their scholarly work as well as to meet with other residents from the different McGill Family Medicine Units.
Dr. Jeannie Haggerty's new editorial on the Strength of Primary Care Systems in the British Medical Journal
See Dr. Jeannie Haggerty's new editorial in the British Medical Journal based on this very interesting publication on Primary Care Systems published in the Health Affairs. Editorial