Dept. of Family Medicine news
Article: Patients who do not show up to their appointments - What is the importance of this phenomenon? (French only)
To read the complete article, please see document attached (in French only).
The Research and Graduate Programs Division of the Department of Family Medicine is proud to present its official summer session for May and June!
To read the full article by Dr. Nadine Chata, Dr. Aris Hadjinicolaou, Dr. Kamy Apkarian, the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine Dr. Howard Bergman, and Dr. Marion Dove, please see the document attached at the right. To view the web version, click here (available in French only).
Dear All, The department adds its voice to condemn the attack that occurred at the Quebec City mosque. Please see attached message.
When Research and Graduate Program Director Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, joined McGill’s Department of Family Medicine in 2005, primary care research in Canada was still in its infancy. Dr. Bartlett-Esquilant — who completed her PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill and her postdoctoral work at Université de Montréal — was brought in by then-Department Chair Martin Dawes specifically to help increase McGill Family Medicine’s research capacity. “The Department is now a leader in terms of primary care research,” she says.
Soeur Monique, from the Hospital Santa Marcelina in Sao Paolo, Brazil, and alumni of the Department of Family Medicine, met with Dr. Bergevin, Dr. Juras, Dr. Connolly, Dr. Bergman, and Ms. Simmons on January 5th. The meeting covered a new partnership between the Department and Santa Marcellna’s new medical school. This partnership will include a version of the Blended Learning Education Program in Faculty Development, a new MSc.
Research Seminar - 'Doing PAR in Troubled Times' with Dr. Steven Jordan
Congratulations to Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon and Dr. Marion Dove on becoming Fellows of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). They were celebrated in a graduation ceremony at the end of the Family Medicine Forum (FMF), held in Vancouver, British Colombia this past November. Dr. Dove and Dumas-Pilon are pictured with Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau, the president-elect of the CFPC. Dr. Charbonneau will commence his presidency at the next FMF held in Montreal from November 8-11, 2017.
Congratulations to our PhD trainee, Ayat Salman, who is a co-author on a Nature publication based on her work for the liver disease biobank (http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nm.4197.html). Ayat’s PhD will draw directly on this experience to explore the necessary framework for a Primary Care Biobank with a focus on Obesity. Ayat has been award an FRQ-S PhD Scholarship and is supervised by Dr. Gillian Bartlett and Dr. Peter Metrakos.
These awards recognize outstanding medical students who have demonstrated an interest or commitment to a career in family medicine. Each Canadian medical school is invited to nominate a medical student in their second-last undergraduate year of study at the time of application. Dr. Caitlin Reimer - CFPC Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award 2016
Any instructor or Teaching Assistant who receives a comment in a course evaluation that appears to be hateful or discriminatory may request that the evaluation submitted by the student be removed from Mercury or One45 – To learn more, click here. Further information on course evaluations is available at: http://www.mcgill.ca/mercury/students/information.
Domhnall MacAuley is a CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of primary care in Northern Ireland, UK. He attended the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO this past week and spoke to a number of people about their research projects. Notably, he spoke to Claire Godard-Sebillotte, of the McGill Department of Family Medicine and a Vanier Scholar.