Wuhan University: Working Together to Improve Primary Care

The Department has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Zhonghan Hospital of Wuhan University to carry out the Joint General Practice Medicine Research Center. 

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Ran van der Wal rewarded with Vanier Graduate Scholarship 

We wish to congratulate Ran van der Wal, PhD candidate in Family Medicine, who is among the latest cohort of Vanier Canada Scholars.

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Dr Yvonne Steinert Named To Order Of Canada

We wish to congratulate Dr. Yvonne Steinert (centre), who was made a Member of the Order of Canada for her contributions to the advancement of pedagogical principles, faculty development and new training approaches in Canadian medical education.

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Congratulations to our Researchers

A 3-Year Grant to fund research on Multimorbidity & Chronic Disease Management Systems Research. The aim of this project, led by Drs. Geneviève Arsenault-Lapierre and Isabelle Vedel, is to evaluate the impact on the quality of care, across the continuum of care, for patients with multimorbidity. 

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It’s a First for the Family Medicine Ad Hoc PhD program!

This past spring, Cristina Longo successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled “Treatment Considerations and Prescribing Issues for Obese Children with Asthma,” making her the first ad hoc PhD graduate of the Department of Family Medicine.

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Department of Family Medicine

The McGill Family Medicine Department is home to an exceptional community of primary health care professionals, researchers, students and support staff, whose mission is to contribute to the health of the population and the sustainability of the healthcare system in Quebec as well as in Canada and internationally, by training residents, medical students and other health care professionals, promoting innovation in practice, developing research and scholarly activity, promoting curriculum innovation and education research, and engaging in international and global health activities.