The Faces of Health Research

Nadia Sourial and Vasiliki Rahimzadeh, PhD candidates in Family Medicine, as well as the student group "Pizza and Politics", have been selected by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to write about the health problems they are tackling with their research. 

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Daring to explore with physician astronaut David Saint-Jacques

Dr. Saint-Jacques completed his family medicine residency at McGill University, where his training focused on first-line, isolated medical practice.

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Message from the Chair

As the weather is slowly getting cooler and the leaves are changing colours, Dr. Bergman took some time to reflect on the opportunities and the challenges we have faced over the last academic year.

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Future family physicians consult with community organizations in Châteauguay

Sixteen residents from the Family Medicine Group (GMF-U) Jardins Roussillon in Châteauguay met with representatives from a dozen of regional community organizations on July 16.

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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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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.