faculty development

We wish to congratulate Dr. Barry Slapcoff, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, on receiving the Canadian Association for Medical Education Certificate of Merit Award!

The aim of this award is to promote medical education in Canadian medical schools and to recognize and reward faculty’s commitment to medical education.

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine, faculty development
Published on: 9 Jan 2018

The McGill Journal of Medicine's Special Issue focused on Primary Care in Quebec is now available online. The Issue brings together diverse perspectives in the ongoing conversation regarding the future of primary care in Quebec. We are proud to present reviews, editorials, original research, artwork and reflections from leaders within the Department of Family Medicine as well as students in various health disciplines at McGill. 

Read more at https://www.mjmmed.com/primarycare

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine
Published on: 7 Dec 2017

On November 17, McGill University’s Department of Family Medicine signed an agreement with the Zhengzhou University School of Medicine and Zhengzhou Central Hospital in order to provide training for general practitioners in the coming year. The training will be completed in two ways, with a cohort of Chinese doctors coming to Montreal for an intensive two-week course (joining teachers from Beijing with whom a contract was signed in September of this year) and a potential additional group of Chinese GPs in Henan province receiving training via a 12-month distance blended education program.

Classified as: Family Medicine, Research, faculty development
Published on: 6 Dec 2017

Reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, the QI Project Director will be mandated to develop a proposal for the Department’s Quality Improvement Program that will be presented to the Chair and the Executive Committee for input and approval. Dr. Neb Kovacina, who is a clinician teacher at St. Mary’s, will receive the support and collaboration of Dr. Isabelle Vedel (quality/practice improvement experience) and Dr. Tibor Schuster (EMR data base analysis). Welcome to the team!

 

Message from Dr Kovacina:

Classified as: Family Medicine, Research, faculty development
Published on: 7 Jul 2017

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.

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine
Published on: 3 Apr 2017

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).

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine
Published on: 7 Feb 2017

Dear All,

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

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine
Published on: 6 Feb 2017

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.

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine
Published on: 11 Jan 2017

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.

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine
Published on: 2 Dec 2016

Any instructor or Teaching Assistant who receives a comment in a course evaluation that appears to be hateful or discriminatory may request that the evaluation submitted by the student be removed from Mercury or One45 – To learn more, click here.

Further information on course evaluations is available at: http://www.mcgill.ca/mercury/students/information.

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine
Published on: 1 Dec 2016

We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine! The role of Director aims to: promote the development and implementation of Global Health initiatives; create opportunities for teaching, learning and scholarly activities; and guide the Department and any individuals wishing to be involved in Global Health.

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine
Published on: 11 Aug 2016

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.

Classified as: Research, staff, faculty development, Family Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine
Published on: 26 Jan 2016

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!

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine
Published on: 9 Dec 2015

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