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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.

Global Primary Health Care seminar series: November 30

Join us to kick off the 3rd edition of the Global Primary Health Care seminar series “Health workers and frontline care in the post-COVID-19 context”  which draws on evidence and insights on how to revitalize Canada’s health workforce and primary care.

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Opinion: Indigenous-sensitivity training for Quebec health workers falls short

The Quebec government in its health and social services ministry continue to squander opportunities to improve health care for the Indigenous residents of this province, says Professor Richard Budgell. 

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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.


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 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.

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 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.


25 Nov 2022

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Danyèle Lacombe, MD, as Vice-Dean and Director of Campus Outaouais, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), McGill University, effective January 1, 2023. Dr.

24 Nov 2022
On behalf of McGill University, we thank her for her many significant contributions to the University which have had a major impact on McGill’s academic mission.
24 Nov 2022
Safina Adatia, a resident at the Department of Family Medicine, presented a poster at the National Conference of AMERSA in Boston.
24 Nov 2022
The new GMF-U building in Val D'Or is set to open its doors in June - July 2023.
24 Nov 2022
Every year, the College (Collège des Médecins du Québec) Awards highlight the outstanding achievements of physicians who practice their profession with heart and rigor.
22 Nov 2022
Tthe North American Primary Care Research Group awarded Dr. Samira Abbasgholizadeh-Rahimi with a new investigator primary care research award.



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