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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.

The Annual Departmental Retreat: October 27 & 28

If you are an active member of our Department, we have the pleasure to cordially invite you to our Annual Departmental Retreat. This year's theme is "Our passion, our selves". You are strongly encouraged to attend in person but there will be Zoom available for those who prefer to attend virtually.

Register here


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.

Read her story

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 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 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.


29 Aug 2022
We are thrilled to be welcoming Dr. Laura MacLaren as the first-ever Clinical Director for the McGill Primary Care Practice-Based Research Network.
25 Aug 2022
Sumaira Mazhar is a final-year medical student at McGill University, who aspires to pursue residency and her future career in Family Medicine.
25 Aug 2022
The Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (LFME), a course which provides first year medical students with early exposure to primary care, kicked off their ten-year anniversary celebrations.
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.



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