Dept. of Family Medicine news
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.
The Isaac Tannenbaum Annual Research Day on May 29 brought together essentially all of our residents from our six Family Medicine Units and our three satellites sites. The resident oral presentations were fantastic with many were excellent examples of practice-based research pointing to how practice can be improved by research. These presentations were complemented by our guest speakers, Dr. Howard Bergman who spoke about our growing academic department and Dr. Marion who talked about her journey as a clinician scientist. We also had Ms.
Dr. Peter Nugus & Dr. Charo Rodriguez successful in bid to host the 2018 OBHC International Conference
Peter Nugus and Charo Rodriguez, from the Department of Family Medicine have been successful in bidding for the department and Montreal to host the "2018 International Conference on Organizational Behavior in Health Care (OBHC)". The theme of the conference is: "Coordinating Care Across Boundaries and Borders: Systems, Networks and Collaborations".
Two members of the McGill Family Medicine Student Interest Group (FAMSIG), Annick Gauthier and Hiromi Tissera, were involved in producing a joint paper with other Quebec Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIGs) on Bill 20. FAMSIG is a group of McGill Medical Students interested in family medicine, whose mission is to promote medical student exposure to family medicine.
We're proud to announce that two graduate students in our department, Stephanie Ballard and Svetlana Puzhko, were awarded FRQS scholarships! Stephanie Ballard is completing an MSc in Family Medicine and is being co-supervised by Dr. Machelle Wilchesky and Dr. Mark Yaffe. Her project is "The validation of a tool for the detection of elder abuse in long-term care: A feasibility study." Svetlana Puzhko is currently in the MSc program in Family Medicine, supervised by Dr.