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Congratulations Dr. Marion Dove and Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon on becoming Fellows of the CFPC!

Congratulations to Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon and Dr. Marion Dove on becoming Fellows of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). They were celebrated in a graduation ceremony at the end of the Family Medicine Forum (FMF), held in Vancouver, British Colombia this past November. Dr. Dove and Dumas-Pilon are pictured with Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau, the president-elect of the CFPC. Dr. Charbonneau will commence his presidency at the next FMF held in Montreal from November 8-11, 2017.

Published: 2 Dec 2016

PhD trainee, Ayat Salman, co-authors new article

Congratulations to our PhD trainee, Ayat Salman, who is a co-author on a Nature publication based on her work for the liver disease biobank (http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nm.4197.html).  Ayat’s PhD will draw directly on this experience to explore the necessary framework for a Primary Care Biobank with a focus on Obesity. Ayat has been award an FRQ-S PhD Scholarship and is supervised by Dr. Gillian Bartlett and Dr. Peter Metrakos.

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Published: 1 Dec 2016

Congratulations to our Family Medicine CFPC’s 2016 award recipients!

These awards recognize outstanding medical students who have demonstrated an interest or commitment to a career in family medicine. Each Canadian medical school is invited to nominate a medical student in their second-last undergraduate year of study at the time of application.

Dr. Caitlin Reimer - CFPC Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award 2016

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Published: 1 Dec 2016

Application of New Equity Measure, Student Feedback, in Faculty of Medicine

Any instructor or Teaching Assistant who receives a comment in a course evaluation that appears to be hateful or discriminatory may request that the evaluation submitted by the student be removed from Mercury or One45 – To learn more, click here.

Further information on course evaluations is available at: http://www.mcgill.ca/mercury/students/information.

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Published: 1 Dec 2016

Reflections on Day One of #NAPCRG2016 - a spotlight on Claire Godard-Sebillotte

Domhnall MacAuley is a CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of primary care in Northern Ireland, UK. He attended the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO this past week and spoke to a number of people about their research projects. Notably, he spoke to Claire Godard-Sebillotte, of the McGill Department of Family Medicine and a Vanier Scholar.

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Published: 22 Nov 2016

Article: Top POEMs of 2015 Consistent with the Principles of the Choosing Wisely Campaign

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Published: 24 Oct 2016

Article: Patients’ homes transformed into virtual hospital wards

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Published: 24 Oct 2016

Dr. Guylène Thériault appointed Assistant Dean, Distributed Medical Education

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Guylène Thériault to the position of Assistant Dean, Distributed Medical Education, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Dr. Thériault replaces Dr. Helene Rousseau, who served as Assistant Dean, Rural Education, since 2011. We take this opportunity to thank Dr....

Published: 14 Oct 2016

Congratulations Maxwell J. Smith on receiving a 2016 Banting Fellowship!

The Government of Canada has announced 70 new Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship recipients. The Banting fellows exemplify world-class research capacity at an internationally competitive level of funding. These awards are Canada’s most prestigious awards for doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows.

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Published: 7 Oct 2016

A reflection on the announcement by Dr. Barrette that, "Quebec has too many doctors accepting too few patients."

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Published: 6 Oct 2016

Congratulations to Claire Godard-Sebillote and Vasiliki Rahimzadeh who have both been awarded the Vanier Scholarship!

Needless to say this is a major accomplishment for the scholars and for our program, as it highlights both the PhD researcher role as well as the clinician scientist.

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Published: 4 Oct 2016

Dr. Vincent Lacroix, Associate Professor in Family Medicine, and the Montreal Canadians

The Montreal Canadians will have a new head physician. Dr. Vincent Lacroix, an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Program Director of Sports Medicine at McGill, held the position for four years. He is also Assistant Director of the sports medicine clinic at McGill, and co-founder and general manager of the AXIO Health Group.

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Published: 8 Sep 2016

Registration is now open for the TELS and WELS courses!

Registration is now open! Register before September 14, 2016 and save!

TELS and WELS BrochureOnline Registration via Credit Card  

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Published: 7 Sep 2016

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.

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Published: 11 Aug 2016

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