Helping Others Grow in Primary Care Health 

The Department has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Teaching and Research Office of Zhonghan Hospital, Wuhan University for the establishment of the Joint General Practice Medicine Research. This partnership will help support research projects and facilitate intellectual and academic exchanges.


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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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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Postgraduate Training

We offer a fully accredited two-year postgraduate training program focusing on three main components: ongoing experience in family practice, coordinated training in the medical specialties, and exposure to rural practice.

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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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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.