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We are aware that this semester will be different and want to ensure that we are here to support all of you. 

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COVID-19 update 

McGill University is carefully monitoring the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. McGill is committed to helping our community in containing the propagation of COVID-19. 

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Dr. Anne Andermann, a family physician who looks at the bigger picture

“The common thread across my work has been to better understand what frontline health workers can do to promote health equity and improve health outcomes,” says Dr. Andermann. 

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Meet Richard Budgell, Associate Professor of Inuit and Northern Health Promotion

Richard worked in the health field with the Government of Canada for close to 15 years. “What has drawn me to health promotion, family health and public health is their centrality to questions of equality of health outcomes, and justice and fairness for Indigenous people and communities,” he says. 

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McGill Family Medicine members recognized by the Quebec College of Family Physicians

Dr. Pierre-Paul Tellier, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Dr. Miriam Boillat, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Associate Member of the Institute of Health Sciences Education, were recently honoured by the Quebec College of Family Physicians (CQMF).

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Dr. Bertrand Lebouché reflects on his career

Dr. Bertrand Lebouché’s calling is helping patients’ voices be seen and heard in the health care system. An Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and a HIV and HCV primary care specialist, Dr. Lebouché completed his MD and residency at Université de Lille II Droit et Santé, in France.

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Telemedicine in a pandemic: Dr. Mylène Arsenault reflects on the tool’s importance

Dr. Arsenault and Dr. Barbara Evans created a telemedicine guide when the COVID-19 pandemic reached Quebec. Dr. Arsenault’s vulnerable patients were on her mind when she began working on this project.  

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Dr. Tamara Carver reflects on her career path and the FMIL Program

Dr. Tamara Carver followed an unusual path to the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University. In 2017, Dr. Carver was certified as an instructional designer, which was key to creating the FMIL program that same year.

Learn more about Dr. Carver's work and the FMIL Program

New resource for family medicine teachers

Faculty Development presents  "Teaching Support and Resources during COVID-19 Pandemic" available on the McGill myCourses platform. All family medicine teachers are invited to use this resource. You have already been added to this site and will be able to access it by signing into myCourses with your McGill email address.

To access this resource, click here

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Dr. Marion Dove appointed Chair, Department of Family Medicine

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Marion Dove to the position of Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective November 1, 2019.
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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.


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