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Congratulations to Dr. Pierre Pluye on being promoted to Full Professor!

We are happy to announce that Pierre Pluye has recently been promoted to the rank of Full Professor in the Department of Family Medicine! Dr. Pluye is a FRQS Senior Research Scholar and Director of the new ‘Methodological Development’ hub of the Québec SUPPORT Unit.

Published on : 15 Apr 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Charo Rodriguez for being chosen for the Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence!

We're proud to announce that our own Dr. Charo Rodriguez, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, was one of the seven named to the 2015-2016 Faculty of Medicine Honour List for Educational Excellence! 

Published on : 13 Apr 2015

Congratulations to Rachel Simmons on receiving 2015 Scarlet Key Award!

We're proud to announce that Rachel Simmons, a Master's student in Family Medicine, was chosen to receive the 2015 Scarlet Key!

Published on : 13 Apr 2015

Medical students voice their opinion on Bill 20

Medical students voice their opinion on Bill 20 On March 30th, 2015 McGill Medical Students participated in a historic demonstration at the Quebec National Assembly in protest of the proposed Bill 20.

Published on : 08 Apr 2015

Current version of Bill 20 not supported

Proposed Bill would compromise training of future doctors and growth in the number of family doctors  

Published on : 27 Feb 2015

Congratulations to Dr Doug Dalton, recipient of the Certificate of Merit Award (CAME 2015)!

We are very pleased to announce that Dr Doug Dalton, Postgraduate Program Director in the Departement of Family Medicine, has been selected as one of the recipients to receive the 2015 CAME/ACÉM Certificate of Merit Award. The aim of this award is to promote medical education in Canadian medical schools and to recognize and reward faculty’s commitment to medical education.  

Published on : 25 Feb 2015

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 on : 30 Jan 2015

Dr. Hélène Rousseau designated "Hero of the Month" by La Presse

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 on : 30 Jan 2015

Oncology for Practicing Physicians online course

Do you have an A+ knowledge in MPN/MDS? Oncology for Practicing Physicians online course New accredited McGill University course Earn MainPro M1 and Section 2 Scanning credits Get Ahead! Oncology will become a larger portion of your practice! Sharpen your knowledge in the field of oncology with 17 MODULES on various types of cancer including:  Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MPN/MDS)  Skin cancer and sarcoma  Breast cancer  Lung cancer

Published on : 06 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 on : 09 Dec 2014

Congratulations to the recipient of the 2014 "Prix de la relève en Médecine de Famille"!

On September 20th McGill University was the successful organizer and host of the annual Medical Student Symposium. During this event, a "Prix de la relève en Médecine de famille" was awarded. Created in 2013, the prize is awarded to a resident or a student that revealed his leadership skills. The 2014 winner is Dr Marc André Lavallée. More info here* *article in french only

Published on : 09 Oct 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 - Dr. Howard Bergman: CFPC Lifetime Achievement Awards in Family Medicine Research. - Dr. Ellen Rosenberg: CFPC Lifetime Achievement Awards in Family Medicine Research  

Published on : 09 Oct 2014

CIET/McGill Family Medicine training for government planners and researchers in Southern Africa

          CIET/McGill Family Medicine training for government planners and researchers in Southern Africa

Published on : 09 Oct 2014