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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.


3 Aug 2022
Dr. Bertrand Lebouché, a researcher-clinician and advocate for increased access to HIV treatment and preventative medication, is a spokesperson for one of North America’s liveliest Pride festivals
27 Jul 2022
Alexandra De Pokomandy and Bertrand Lebouché both win FRQS (Fonds de Recherche du Québec Santé) Senior Clinician Scientist Salary Awards.
26 Jul 2022
Dr. Cockcroft’s international research projects cover a range of key issues such as HIV prevention, gender violence, maternal and child health, and adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
21 Jul 2022
Congratulations to Heather Abrahams, MDCM, on her appointment to the position of Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development.
14 Jul 2022
The CLSC Métro team organized a welcome party on July 1st for the new residents who are starting their training.
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.



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