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

Fri, 2014-05-09 (All day)
Gelber Conference Centre : 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Rd

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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Congratulations to Pierre-Paul Tellier, recipient of the Solidaires to Community Agencies Award

Wed, 2014-04-23 12:04

Congratulations to Pierre-Paul Tellier, one of this year’s recipients of the Solidaires to Community Agencies Award, for his longstanding contribution to the team at Head & Hands/À deux mains.

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Launch of the “ Oncology for Practicing Physicians”

Mon, 2014-04-07 (All day)

We are proud to announce the launch of the “ Oncology for Practicing Physicians” on April 1st, 2014.

This course was created by the Office of Continuing Health Professional Education and the Oncology Department of McGill University.

It is a comprehensive, accredited, online course for practicing physicians with 9 modules (Oncology 1)

Oncology 2, with 8 modules, will be coming later this year.

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Congratulations to promotion recipients

Tue, 2014-03-11 09:48

Congratulations to the following individuals for their promotion to Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University:

  • Dr. Maxime Dumas Pilon

  • Dr. Mark Karanofsky

  • Dr. Bernardo Kremer

  • Dr. Isabelle Leblanc

  • Dr. Alexandre Motard

  • Dr. Golda Tradounsky

This promotion reflects their hard work and dedication as clinicians, teachers and mentors in the discipline of Family Medicine.

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Dr. Bergman becomes a member of the board of directors of the Institut National d'Excellence en Santé et en Services Sociaux (INESSS)

Wed, 2014-03-05 10:26

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.

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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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Job posting : Postgraduate Director in the Department of Family Medicine

Tue, 2014-02-25 12:08

Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

Director of Postgraduate Residency Program


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Seminar: CIHR’s KT Funding Program: How well is it working? Findings from a CIHR evaluation

Thu, 2014-02-27 12:00 - 13:30

With Dr. Ian Graham, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Community, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, Senior Scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

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McGill Tropical Diseases Course 2014 - May 25-27, 2014

Sun, 2014-05-25 (All day) - Tue, 2014-05-27 (All day)

Reserve your seat today and get ready for an all-inclusive update on Tropical and Parasitic Diseases!

For more information and to register click here

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