Department of Family Medicine news
Thank you to Dr. Douglass Dalton for his dedication to the Postgraduate Residency Program
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!
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.
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)
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)
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
Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant receives the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching
Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence Graduate Teaching and Supervision. The Award and a citation will be presented at Spring Convocation. The recipient receives a plaque, and his/her name is inscribed on a permanent plaque in the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office.
Mr. Jamie DeMore 2014 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Congratulations to Mr. Jamie DeMore on being selected as this year’s recipientof the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This award acknowledges outstanding contributions by members of the administrative and support staff of the University for service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
After serving as Director of the St. Mary’s Family Medicine Unit since September 1999, Dr. Alan Pavilanis is passing the torch. We express our thanks and recognition of Dr. Pavilanis' very important contribution, not only at the St. Mary’s Family Medicine Unit, the largest unit of our Department, but also his contribution to the Department as a whole. Dr. Maureen Doyle has been named as Interim Director. We wish to welcome Dr.
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University Director of Postgraduate Residency Program
Dr Vania Jimenez interviewed in l'Actualité médicale - Clinique et laïcité: D’abord, privilégier la relation individuelle avec le patient
Clinique et laïcité: D’abord, privilégier la relation individuelle avec le patient (in French only) Vania Jimenez interviewed by Michel Dongois, Novembre 27, 2013 To see the article via Portail santé, click here
Two new FRSQ Clinical Research Scholars junior 1 in the Department of Family Medicine: Dr. Kirsten Johnson and Dr. Isabelle Vedel
Both Dr Kirsten Johnson and Dr Isabelle Vedel were awarded the FRSQ Clinical Research Scholars – Junior 1 bursary. This four-year FRSQ Junior 1 award is extremely competitive and only those who have excellent credentials are successful. Kirsten and Isabelle received this on their first attempt! The Family Medicine Department now has 7 clinician-scientists and Ph.D. researchers who hold FRQS bursaries. This is indeed a remarkable achievement.