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Department of Family Medicine

We are committed to providing an inclusive environment where all feel welcomed, respected and safe. As members of the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, this is at the heart of who we are and what we do.

Gilles Brousseau named Quebec Family Physician of the Year

Congrats to Dr. Brousseau and his fellow McGill family docs, Goldie Marmor and Vanessa Pasztor, who were recently honoured by Quebec’s College of Family Medicine.


Anne Cockcroft: the Participatory Researcher

We meet with Dr. Anne Cockcroft, a clinician and public health researcher who has undertaken large scale community-based participatory research projects in over 20 countries and whose projects cover a range of key issues such as HIV prevention, gender violence, as well as maternal and child health.

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An incoming resident shares her story

We meet class of 2022 member and Medicine Class Valedictorian Élise Girouard-Chantal, from the School of Medicine, who completed her Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery degree. She will be one of our incoming residents at St Mary's.

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The McGill International Congress on Palliative Care: October 18-21, 2022

McGill University’s International Congress on Palliative Care is the longest running congress for this field with over 1,500 delegates from more than 65 countries participating. To find out more, join our mailing list

La Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé a à cœur la santé et le bien-être de tous les peuples du monde et dénonce le racisme et la discrimination sous toutes leurs formes. La Faculté poursuit ses efforts pour créer un milieu inclusif où toutes et tous se sentent accueillis et respectés.

Nous devons faire mieux.

The McGill University Department of Family Medicine is a world-leader in primary care education and research. We are home to an exceptional community of primary health care professionals, researchers, residents, students and support staff.

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.


9 Aug 2022
Gauri Sharma, who is currently pursuing her MSc in Electrical Engineering at McGill University, has recently won a scholarship with OBVIA.
9 Aug 2022
The Assistant Secretary for Health at the US Department of Health and Human Services toured two sexual health clinics, organized by McGill researchers, namely Marina Klein and Bertrand Lebouché.
9 Aug 2022
Machelle Wilchesky, Director of the Donald Berman Maimonides Centre for Research in Aging, receives prestigious grants: one from CIHR, the other from the McGill Innovation and Partnerships Program.
3 Aug 2022
Dr. Bertrand Lebouché, a researcher-clinician and advocate for increased access to HIV treatment and preventative medication, is a spokesperson for one of North America’s liveliest Pride festivals
27 Jul 2022
Alexandra De Pokomandy and Bertrand Lebouché both win FRQS (Fonds de Recherche du Québec Santé) Senior Clinician Scientist Salary Awards.
26 Jul 2022
Dr. Cockcroft’s international research projects cover a range of key issues such as HIV prevention, gender violence, maternal and child health, and adolescent sexual and reproductive health.



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