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Undergraduate Program

The undergraduate program at the McGill Department of Family Medicine supports the discipline of family medicine in the curriculum of McGill’s Faculty of Medicine MDCM Program. Its two key goals are:

  • to instill in students the concept of patient-centered care that is relevant to all graduates regardless of career choice; and
  • to promote family medicine as an academic discipline and a career option among medical students.

The Family Medicine Curriculum includes:

INDS 124 - Longitudinal Family Medicine 1 (Year 1)

FMED 301 - Transition to Clinical Practice (TCP) (Year 2)

FMED 405 - Core Clerkship (Year 3)

Family Medicine Electives (Year 3 and 4)



Undergraduate Education Committee Members

Dr. Leonora Lalla is the director of the Undergraduate Program and the Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience. She is a member of the executive committee of the Family Medicine Unit at St. Mary's Hospital.  Her interests include women’s health, preventative medicine, and medical ethics. She is also an Osler Fellow for the Physician Apprenticeship course and member of the of the Centre of Continuing Medical Education at McGill University.

Dr. Douglass Dalton is the undergraduate education coordinator for CLSC Metro, and supervisory staff at St. Mary’s Family Medicine Unit. He works in general medical practice, with particular interests in paediatrics, STI screening and treatment, and gay health issues. He is currently a member of the College of Family Physicians oral exam preparation committee.

Dr. David Luckow is a community physician and the head physician at the Centre Dollard-Cormier. He works at the CLSC Lac-Saint-Louis Adolescent Medical Clinic and is also a certified medical review officer.

Dr. Sabrine Manoli is the Undergraduate Education Coordinator for the CLSC Côte-des-Neiges site of the Centre de Santé et de Services Sociaux de la Montagne. She also does resident supervision, has a clinic at the CLSC and also works part-time at Tiny Tots Pediatric Clinic in Dollard-des-Ormeaux.

Dr. Nebojsa Kovacina is the undergraduate education coordinator for the Department of Family Medicine at St. Mary's Hospital.

Dr. Mark Karanofsky is the undergraduate education co-coordinator for the Herzl Family Practice Center at the SMBD Jewish General Hospital.

Dr. Marisa Zampini is the undergraduate education co-coordinator for the Herzl Family Practice Center at the SMBD Jewish General Hospital.


For additional information please contact:
Susanne Gomes
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
(514) 399-9120
e-mail at: undergrad [dot] fammed [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Undergraduate Coordinator)

Procedures for Admissions:
Please visit the admissions website of the Faculty of Medicine at McGill for information about admissions.