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Dr Vania Jimenez launch her 3rd book "Je suis une pierre brulante"

October 6th, 2013

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".

Published: 9 Jun 2014

Heartbleed: McGill Password reset required

Sent on behalf of Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance)

In April, we emailed you about the Heartbleed vulnerability and its potential effects on McGill. All of McGill’s central IT systems have been evaluated, and updates were applied wherever needed. That work is now complete.

Published: 15 May 2014

Success of McGill Family Medicine in latest FRQS salary award competition !

We have wonderful news to share with you. Once again we have a great deal to be proud of in the Department of Family Medicine.  

The results from the Fonds de recherche Santé-Quebec (FRQS) have been announced and we would like to congratulate the members of our department who have been successful.  These competitions are very competitive and few are actually successful in obtaining these salary support awards.

Published: 9 May 2014

Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant receives the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

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.

Published: 29 Apr 2014

Mr. Jamie DeMore 2014 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Congratulations to Mr. Jamie DeMore on being selected as this year’s recipientof the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This award acknowledges outstanding contributions by members of the administrative and support staff of the University for service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Published: 29 Apr 2014

Dr. Gillian Bartlett named to Honour List for Educational Excellence

Congratulations to Dr Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant for being selected for the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence 2014-15!

The annual list recognizes outstanding contributions to education in the areas of teaching, educational leadership and innovation, faculty development, and research and scholarly activity.

Published: 25 Apr 2014

Change in Leadership at St. Mary's Family Medicine Unit

After serving as Director of the St. Mary’s Family Medicine Unit since September 1999, Dr. Alan Pavilanis is passing the torch.  We express our thanks and recognition of Dr. Pavilanis' very important contribution, not only at the St. Mary’s Family Medicine Unit, the largest unit of our Department, but also his contribution to the Department as a whole.  Dr. Maureen Doyle has been named as Interim Director.  We wish to welcome Dr.

Published: 24 Apr 2014

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

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.

Published: 23 Apr 2014

Congratulations to promotion recipients

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.

Published: 11 Mar 2014

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.

Published: 5 Mar 2014

Job posting : Postgraduate Director in the Department of Family Medicine

Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

Director of Postgraduate Residency Program


Published: 25 Feb 2014

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.


Read more here.

Published: 29 Jan 2014

Dr. Michael Malus is awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

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.

Published: 23 Jan 2014

Vaccines: Impact on Global Health and Economics

Monday, January 20, 2014

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.


McGill Faculty Club

3450 McTavish Street


RSVP by January 15


Published: 20 Dec 2013

Colloque québécois des enseignants en médicine de famille :POSTPONED to June 2015

*This event was originally scheduled for June 6, 2014 at the Université de Montreal

Published: 16 Dec 2013