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“The MSc in Family Medicine has provided an excellent foundation for my future career goals to be a clinical researcher and family physician. I have been exposed to a variety of issues present in primary care including the patient-physician relationship, medical practices and health care systems and policies.”

Tabitha Tonsaker, BSc from University of Calgary, Medical School Applicant; 2013 MSc Thesis “Experiences of Health and Illness: Evaluating an Evidence-based Website Featuring Canadians’ Stories of Caregiving”

“This is one of the rare MSc programs that trains its students in qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research methodologies - a unique skill set that helped me excel as a project manager and provided me with a solid basis to undertake my PhD in a multidisciplinary research discipline.”

Cristina Longo, MSc in Family Medicine Research, PhD Candidate; 2011 MSc Thesis “The Role of Excess Weight in Antibiotic Treatment Failure”

“The MSc has really motivated me to pursue my dream of being a family physician. Completing a participatory research project with a local aboriginal community has been an amazing experience – and created a lot of interest during my medical school interview!”

Maedeh Khayyat Kholghi, BSc from McGill University, Medical School Applicant; 2013 MSc Thesis “The Barriers and Facilitators of Kateri Memorial Hospital Health Education Curriculum: Kahnawake Schools of Diabetes Prevention Projects”

“The family medicine MSc helped me build skill sets to do research during my family medicine residency. In addition, it provided me with a better perspective to understand the value and impact of clinical research in the practice of family medicine.”

Soumya Bindiganavile Sridhar, MSc in Family Medicine Research, Family Physician; 2011 MSc Thesis “Examining the Content Validity of the Information Assessment Method: A Mixed Methods Study”