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In memoriam : Dr. Terry Tannenbaum

 It is with deep sadness that we inform you that Dr. Terry-Nan Tannenbaum passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, March 17, 2016 surrounded by her family.  Terry was as an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine.   Donations may be made to the "Dr. Terry Nan Tannenbaum Memorial Fund for Education" c/o the Jewish General Hospital Foundation (514-340-8251). On behalf of the McGill Department of Family Medicine, we would like to express  our deepest sympathies.

Published on : 22 Apr 2016

MUHC nurse and doctor who welcomed Syrian refugees talk about their experience

As of today, 25,000 Syrian refugees will have arrived in Canada fleeing their war-torn country. Approximately 7,300 of those will stay in Quebec. Chunip Koo, a clinician nurse at the Montreal Neurological Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MNH-MUHC), and Dr. Zinab Gouda, physician in the Transitional Care Team and Secondary Care division of the MUHC Department of Family Medicine,  describe their experience.

Published on : 22 Apr 2016

Creation of the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being

IHDW is committed to encouraging a transdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to the study of human development and well-being.  It aims to foster the development of networks in the study of human development and well-being and to facilitate informed discussion about public policy. It also aims to encourage community engagement through the various activities originating in the Institute.

Published on : 10 Mar 2016

Congratulations to Dr Mark Karanofsky, appointed Director of Undergraduate Education

Congratulations to Dr Mark Karanofsky who has been appointed Director of Undergraduate Education at the Department of Family Medicine of McGill! Please join us in welcoming Dr. Karanofsky and wishing him well in directing this challenging position!

Published on : 02 Feb 2016

Dr. Leonora Lalla appointed Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development

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.

Published on : 02 Feb 2016

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

Published on : 13 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Doaa Farid who won the Patients' Choice Award at the NAPCRG

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!

Published on : 04 Nov 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

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 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

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.

Published on : 29 Apr 2014

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.

Published on : 29 Apr 2014