Dept. of Family Medicine news
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Leonora Lalla to the position of Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective February 1, 2016. Dr. Lalla succeeds Dr. Ivan Rohan, who has been at the helm of the CPD Office since 2010. We take this opportunity to thank Dr. Rohan for his commitment to McGill’s CPD programs and for steering CPD through a very successful accreditation in 2015.
Dr. Douglass Dalton appointed Director of Accreditation, Undergraduate Medical Education It is with pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Douglass Dalton to the new position of Director of Accreditation, Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. This position is the McGill equivalent to Interim Review Coordinator, mandated by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada.
Congratulations to Dr. Audrey Juras who is now officially taking on the position of Director of Faculty Development for the Department of Family Medicine! Please join us in welcoming her and wishing her the best!
Dr. Marion Dove – Director of Postgraduate Education It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Marion Dove as the new Director of Postgraduate Education (Residency program) for the McGill Department of Family Medicine effective November 1, 2015.
Thank you to Dr. Douglass Dalton for his dedication to the Postgraduate Residency Program
Congratulations to Teresa Rudkin who has been chosen as Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education and as the 2015 recipient of the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the category of Faculty Lecturer
Dr. Teresa Rudkin – Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Teresa Rudkin as the new Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education in the Department of Family Medicine.
Congratulations to Dr. Bertrand Lebouché and Dr. David Lessard who have contributed to the publication of the book "Des idées reçues en santé mondiale"
Congratulations to Dr. Bertrand Lebouché, assistant professor and Dr. David Lessard, his post-doc who have contributed to the publication of the book "Des idées reçues en santé mondiale" It can be downloaded in pdf version for free, or you can buy the paper copy here
Doaa Farid who is completing a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Ellen Rosenberg and Dr. Gillian Bartlett, won the Patients' Choice Award at the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). She presented her work on a video for immigrants that is part of the Tapestry Project. This is two years in a row one of our trainees took home this award. Congratulations!
The McGill Methodological Development Platform of the Quebec SUPPORT Unit has begun its work! The platform is housed in the McGill University Department of Family Medicine. Under the direction of Dr Pierre Pluye (Family Medicine) and associate direction of Dr.
Drs. Bertrand Lebouché and Charo Rodriguez were awarded a grant totaling 160,000.00 CAD for their application to the Mitacs-Accelerate Internship Program
On August 18, 2015, Drs. Bertrand Lebouché and Charo Rodriguez were awarded a grant totaling 160,000.00 CAD for their application to the Mitacs-Accelerate Internship Program (72,000 from the partner organization, Merck Inc, and 88,000 from Mitacs). Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that supports research-based innovation, in part, through a research internship program designed to increase deployment of highly educated graduates into the private sector.
The Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Bergman, has signed a letter of intent between McGill and the Shenzhen Association of Community Health, China
On July 31st, in Shenzhen, China, Dr Howard Bergman, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, signed a letter of intent between the Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning (Department of Family Medicine of McGill University) and the Shenzhen Association of Community Health.
Congratulations to Dr. Ann Macaulay on being honoured as one of the Top 20 Pioneers in Family Medicine Research in Canada!
We are proud to announce that Dr. Ann Macaulay, Professor and Founding Director of Participatory Research at McGill (PRAM) in our department, was recently chosen as one of the Top 20 Pioneers of Family Medicine Research in Canada by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). These pioneers in Family Medicine research were among the first to apply new research methodologies, laying the ground work for the advancement of family medicine in Canada. Dr.
We are proud to announce that one of the graduate students in our department, Nadia O'Brien, was selected to receive an award through the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy's Graduate Award Program (GAP) the 2015-2016 academic year. The Graduate Award Program is competitive and merit-based.
Congratulations to Dr. Gillian Bartlett on being elected Chair of the Committee on Advancing the Science of Family Medicine!
We're proud to announce that Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Associate Professor and the Research and Graduate Program Director at the Department of Family Medicine, was recently elected Chair of the Committee on Advancing the Science of Family Medicine (CASFM) by the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Board of Directors.