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 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.


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!
23 Jun 2022
Michael Malus, MDCM, a Family Medicine physician, was the Director of the Herzl Family Practice Centre at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal for 22 years.



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