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Stirring the pot - a profile of the Department of Family Medicine's Mark Ware

The Department of Family Medicine's Dr. Mark Ware is profiled in a feature story in the spring edition of Pain Pathways Magazine, where he explores the potential of marijuana for pain management as well as McGill's online graduate certificate in chronic pain management. Read the story here. 

Published on : 24 Apr 2017

St. Mary’s-McGill Café Scientifique: Rendezvous Art & Science: Mental Health in the community

St. Mary’s-McGill Café Scientifique Rendezvous Art & Science: Mental Health in the community Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:30pm Maison de la culture, 5290 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, QC H3T 1Y2 Program: Dance, film, patient stories, community perspectives, and discussion about mental health

Published on : 19 Apr 2017

Job Posting: FMU Educational Director

Please find attached the job description for FMU Educational Director.   Interested individuals should send their letter of intent and curriculum vitae to:   Rosa Coppola (acad-hr [dot] fammed [at] mcgill [dot] ca)UPDATED Deadline to apply: May 05, 2017

Published on : 12 Apr 2017

Dr. Howard Bergman re-appointed Chair, Department of Family Medicine

We are pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr. Howard Bergman as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Dr. Bergman has led the department through a period of expansion since 2012, including in its residency program, which is now the largest within the Faculty.

Published on : 03 Apr 2017

Appointment of Jon Salsberg at University of Limerick, Ireland

Dear colleagues, Jon Salsberg will be leaving the Department of Family Medicine to take up a permanent position as Senior Lecturer (associate professor equivalent) in Primary Care, at the Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland. Jon’s major task in the first couple years of this new appointment will be to create and launch an MSc/PhD program in public and patient involvement in primary care research.

Published on : 27 Mar 2017

Congratulations Dr. Alexandra de Pokomandy and Dr. Irina Kudrina on receiving the Lettre d'entente 250!

Congratulations Dr. Alexandra de Pokomandy and Dr. Irina Kudrina on receiving the Lettre d'entente 250 from the Fédération des Médecins Omnipraticiens du Québec. The award is meant to support the career development of family medicine researchers by promoting the development of health research in Quebec. For more information, click here.

Published on : 02 Mar 2017

Article: Patients who do not show up to their appointments - What is the importance of this phenomenon? (French only)

To read the complete article, please see document attached (in French only).

Published on : 07 Feb 2017

Join the Department for our summer session this May and June!

The Research and Graduate Programs Division of the Department of Family Medicine is proud to present its official summer session for May and June!

Published on : 07 Feb 2017

Opinion Article: Future family physicians out of work?

To read the full article by Dr. Nadine Chata, Dr. Aris Hadjinicolaou, Dr. Kamy Apkarian, the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine Dr. Howard Bergman, and Dr. Marion Dove, please see the document attached at the right. To view the web version, click here (available in French only).

Published on : 07 Feb 2017

Message regarding attack in Quebec City

Dear All, The department adds its voice to condemn the attack that occurred at the Quebec City mosque.  Please see attached message.

Published on : 06 Feb 2017

Meet Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, Family Medicine Research and Graduate Program Director

When Research and Graduate Program Director Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, joined McGill’s Department of Family Medicine in 2005, primary care research in Canada was still in its infancy. Dr. Bartlett-Esquilant — who completed her PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill and her postdoctoral work at Université de Montréal — was brought in by then-Department Chair Martin Dawes specifically to help increase McGill Family Medicine’s research capacity. “The Department is now a leader in terms of primary care research,” she says.

Published on : 25 Jan 2017

Delegates from the Santa Marcelina hospital in Sao Paolo visit our department

Soeur Monique, from the Hospital Santa Marcelina in Sao Paolo, Brazil, and alumni of the Department of Family Medicine, met with Dr. Bergevin, Dr. Juras, Dr. Connolly, Dr. Bergman, and Ms. Simmons on January 5th. The meeting covered a new partnership between the Department and Santa Marcelina’s new medical school. This partnership will include a version of the Blended Learning Education Program in Faculty Development, a new MSc.

Published on : 11 Jan 2017

Congratulations Dr. Marion Dove and Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon on becoming Fellows of the CFPC!

Congratulations to Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon and Dr. Marion Dove on becoming Fellows of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). They were celebrated in a graduation ceremony at the end of the Family Medicine Forum (FMF), held in Vancouver, British Colombia this past November. Dr. Dove and Dumas-Pilon are pictured with Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau, the president-elect of the CFPC. Dr. Charbonneau will commence his presidency at the next FMF held in Montreal from November 8-11, 2017.

Published on : 02 Dec 2016