Female doctor with mother and daughter patients

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.

The Haudenosaunee Cycle of Ceremonies: Feb 23

Dr. Sarah Konwahaha:wi Rourke, Director of the Indigenous Health Professional Program, will be speaking on ceremonies. Her talk is entitled: The Haudenosaunee Cycle of Ceremonies: Midwinter, Time of Renewal: Affirming our Health and Wellness.




Alumnus David Saint-Jacques is named to the Order of Quebec

Appointed an Officer for his outstanding contributions to science and technology, and to health care, as an engineer, astrophysicist, astronaut and medical doctor. In this CTV interview, Dr. Saint-Jacques reflects on his appointment and his many adventures.

Justin Sanders: Urgent reforms needed to palliative care in Quebec

Find out what Dr. Justin Sanders, Kappy And Eric M. Flanders Chair of Palliative Care at McGill and Director Of Palliative Care McGill, had to say on the difficult death of Andrée Simard (Bourassa).

Read his article


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.


12 Jul 2022
Yasmine Elmi, who will enter the Master of Science program at our Department of Family Medicine, is among the 20 newly selected McCall MacBain Scholars at McGill.
12 Jul 2022
The final workshop of the Telemachus Scholars Program (2021-22) was held at the McGill Faculty Club on Wednesday June 15th.
12 Jul 2022
The youth sports community—including parents, schools, athletes and coaches—has shown tremendous resilience in the last few years.
7 Jul 2022
Healthcare leader, family physician with care-of-the-elderly expertise, volunteer, mentor, patient advocate, humanitarian, philanthropist—all words that apply to Dr. Anita Brown-Johnson.
30 Jun 2022
Professor Richard Budgell was a presenter and panel member at the recent Auviqsaqtut Inuit Studies Conference in Winnipeg.
30 Jun 2022
Congratulations to all our winners!



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