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We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University!

We are happy to announce that Dr. Yves Bergevin has accepted the position of Director of Global Health Program in the Department of Family Medicine! The role of Director aims to: promote the development and implementation of Global Health initiatives; create opportunities for teaching, learning and scholarly activities; and guide the Department and any individuals wishing to be involved in Global Health.

Published: 11Aug2016

Job Posting: Assistant Course Director Transition to Clinical Practice (TCP) Course

Please find attached the job description for Assistant Course Director Transition to Clinical Practice (TCP) Course
 
Interested individuals should send their letter of intent and curriculum vitae to:
 
Susanne Gomes (undergrad [dot] fammed [at] mcgill [dot] ca)
Deadline to apply: Aug 26, 2016

Published: 29Jul2016

Congratulations Dr. Michael Klein for being appointed to the Order of Canada!

Dr. Michael Klein

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Klein, who has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition of his pioneering work integrating family medicine and maternity care in Canada. Dr. Klein is an Investigator Emeritus at BC Children’s Hospital and an Emeritus Professor Department of Family Practice and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia.

Published: 22Jul2016

Job Posting - Full Professor in Healthcare systems evaluation and organisation

The Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland and the University Medical Centre of Lausanne (CHUV) invite applications for the position of

Full Professor in Healthcare systems evaluation and organisation, 
Head of the Division of Healthcare systems organisation,
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine

 

Starting date : August 1st, 2018 or to be agreed

Published: 18Jul2016

Dr. Eugene Bereza elected president of the Canadian Bioethics Society

 

Eugene Bereza, MDCM'88, was elected president of the Canadian Bioethics Society. He also serves as the director of the newly founded Centre for Applied Ethics at the McGill University Health Centre.

Eugene is also a member of the Ministry of Health and Social Services' Groupe de travail interdisciplinaire sur l'aide médicale à mourir. The group aims to help prepare Quebec health care institutions for the implementation of Bill 52: An Act respecting end-of-life care, which legalizes euthanasia in Quebec.

Published: 15Jul2016

David Saint-Jacques will be the next Canadian astronaut in space

 

David Saint-Jacques, MedResident '07, will be the next Canadian astronaut to take part in a space mission.

He is scheduled to travel to space in November, 2018, for a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). An adjunct professor in McGill's Department of Family Medicine, he supervised medical trainees in Nunavik as a McGill clinical faculty lecturer.

Published: 15Jul2016

Congratulations to Doaa Farid on receiving the Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award!

 

New York. Dubai. Shanghai.

McGill alumni and friends converged on Montreal from points around the world in May for the annual McGill Alumni Association Honours and Awards Banquet, where oustanding volunteers are recognized for all they do for McGill and their communities.

During this event, community leader and founder of Fédération des femmes musulmanes du Québec (FFMQ), Doaa Farid, a Ph.D. candidate, accepted her Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award from Chancellor Emerita Gretta Chambers, BA'47.

Congratulations Doaa!

Published: 15Jul2016

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