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Congratulations to Dr. Isabelle Vedel and Dr. Vladimir Khassanov!

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.

Published: 30 Jan 2015

A hero amongst us

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)

Published: 30 Jan 2015

Congratulations to Dr Roland Grad for being awarded the AFMC's John Ruedy Award for innovation in Medical Education!

On April 26, in Vancouver, during the Presidential Address Awards Ceremony at the Canadian Conference in Medical Education (CCME), Dr Grad will receive his AFMC John Ruedy Award for innovation in medical Education. The award is given to an individual or group who has developed innovative print materials, electronic learning aids or other teaching aids.

More info here: http://publications.mcgill.ca/medenews/2015/01/23/dr-roland-grad-awarded......

Published: 23 Jan 2015

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Published: 6 Jan 2015

Dre Maxine Dumas Pilon : President of the QCFP

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)

Published: 9 Dec 2014

Congratulations to our physicians recipients of the 2014 College of Family physicians Honours and Awards!

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

Published: 9 Oct 2014

One step closer to the future

On September 3, 2014 St-Mary's researchers unveiled a "robot-doctor" that will not only be used during explorative spatial missions, but also on Earth.  It will be used in particular to help in the rapid diagnosis and prescription of the right treatment for the astronauts in orbit....

Published: 10 Sep 2014

Congratulations to our resident and medical student College of Family Physicians of Canada 2014 awards recipients

Congratulations to our residents and medical students College of family Physicians of Canada 2014 awards recipients!



-          MEDICAL STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIPS: Dr Patrick Moynihan

Published: 10 Sep 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Isabelle Vedel for receiving New Investigator Salary CIHR Award!

In June, Dr. Isabelle Vedel was awarded the New Investigator Salary Award: Winter 2013 Priority Announcement - Community-based Primary Health Care - by the CIHR. This award that entails a contribution made to outstanding candidates that are conducting independent research, will go towards Dr. Vedel’s project on Alzheimer’s disease.

Published: 22 Jul 2014

Department of Family Medicine well represented in newest Health Science Inquiry 2014

There was a high representation of students and faculty of Family Medicine in the newest issue of the graduate student journal, Health Science Inquiry. Congratulations to Cristina Longo, Doaa Farid and Hani Badran who were all reviewers along with Pierre Pluye. Alex Fletcher was a reporter for this issue and original submissions were published for Vladimir Khanassov, Maedeh Khayyat Kholghi (on the MSc program) and Emily Parkinson.

Published: 15 Jul 2014

Innovation in education through Peter Steinmetz’s book

Peter Steinmetz works in the intensive care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal and is a Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill. He is the Director and Founder of the Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Course at McGill and has taught in North America, Asia and Africa.

Published: 14 Jul 2014

Congratulations to Douglas Slobod for receiving John H. Altshuler Prize in Family Medicine

The prize was established in 2006 by David Altshuler and the Altshuler family, in honour of his father, John Altshuler, BSc ’55, MDCM ’59. This prize is awarded annually by the Faculty of Medicine to a graduating medical student with the highest mark in the family medicine clerkship.

This year’s recipient, Douglas Slobod, received the award at the Dean’s Awards Ceremony and Reception on May 29.

Published: 14 Jul 2014

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

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