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Meet recent MSc graduate Dr. David Ortiz-Paredes

Dr. David Ortiz-Paredes, general physician and member of the Family Medicine Education Research Group, obtained his Master’s degree from McGill University’s Department of Family Medicine in 2019. Dr. Ortiz-Paredes was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, where he completed his medical education at Universidad Javeriana.

Published: 21 Dec 2020

Save the Dates - Faculty Development Office

Dear Colleagues,

Please find below some of our upcoming events/session for Winter 2021.

Deadline to submit nominations for Faculty Honour List 2021-2022

February 1st, 2021 at 5pm

Your Teaching Journey @ McGill

Published: 14 Dec 2020

CFPC's Outcomes of Training Project: Request for Assistance

External message: 

Published: 14 Dec 2020

Essentials of Psychiatry: An Overview for Family Physicians and other Specialists

Mark you calendar and join us for our inaugural virtual conference series in mental health.

Published: 10 Dec 2020

Interprofessional Global Health Course with a Focus on Decolonization

Are you passionate about Global Health? Do you want to learn more about humanitarian health, policy in health systems and how to advocate for health equity, amongst other topics? Are you looking for a way to effectively engage in global health efforts in an interprofessional manner in this new COVID-19 era? The Interprofessional Global Health Course (IPGHC) is perfect for you!

Published: 10 Dec 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Foundations for Health Care Providers

This COVID-19 Vaccine webinar will inform Canadian health care providers about the COVID-19 vaccines to increase their knowledge and confidence in the vaccines. Each module will include a 10-15 minutes moderated/ live question and answer session

When: December 14, 2020 from 1 to 3 pm. 

Published: 10 Dec 2020

Live Interactif Forum - Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Respectful Maternity Care in Canada and Global Heatlh

This live interactive virtual forum will take place on Wednesday, December 9 between 1:00 and 2:30pm ET.

Panelists: Dr Priscilla Phiri, AIP Instructor, AOGM (Malawi), Dr Elias Kweyamba, EmONC trainor, AGOTA (Tanzania), Dr. Laura MacLaren, member of McGill's Department of Family Medicine and AIP Instructor, SOGC (Canada)

Moderator: Dr. Dario Garcia (SOGC President)

Learning objectives:

Published: 2 Dec 2020

1er Colloque Virtuel - Méthodes Mixtes Francophonie

L’association Méthodes mixtes francophonie annonce la toute première édition d’un colloque virtuel qui se tiendra les 6 et 7 mai 2021 de 9h00 à 11h00 (heure normale de l'Est (HNE) -0500 UTC). Le colloque portera sur les « Théories et pratiques en méthodes mixtes ». 

Vous pouvez retrouvez la Dre Isabelle Vedel and le Dr Pierre Pluye sur le comité des directeurs! 

Published: 2 Dec 2020

Welcoming Francesca Valenti as the new Research and Graduate Program Manager

The Department of Family Medicine is thrilled to welcome Francesca Valenti as the new Research and Graduate Program Manager. Francesca has a Bachelor’s degree in International Development from McGill University and is currently pursuing a certificate in Project Management at HEC Montreal.

Published: 1 Dec 2020

Shifting Landscapes: Family Medicine in 2020

By: Yasmine Elmir

Published: 1 Dec 2020

Personalized breast cancer screening: Your opinion matters!   

Personalized breast cancer screening: Your opinion matters!   

Advances in genomics now make it possible to develop a screening plan for breast cancer tailored to each woman's risk level. Help us know how this personalized approach could fit into clinical practice. We invite you to answer this short questionnaire, which will take between 12 and 15 minutes.   

Published: 30 Nov 2020

ReCharge - Training for caregivers

ReCharge is a series of 7 workshops facilitated by a clinical nurse that responds to the needs of English-speaking caregivers throughout the Montérégie region by providing a variety of technical and practical health care topics to take care for their loved ones, as well as mindfulness activities that serve for the caregivers to recharge their own energy.

The health care technical part of the workshops covers:

Published: 24 Nov 2020

McGill Students' Nightline

Chatline is a student-run online extension of McGill Students’ Nightline. It is a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental instant messaging service. Chatters will be connected to one of our volunteers through an anonymous platform. Our volunteers are trained in empathetic active listening, and can also provide information, referrals, and non-professional guidance during a crisis.

Published: 23 Nov 2020

Call for applications: Professionalism Advisor

The Undergraduate Medical Education Office is inviting applications for the position of Professionalism Advisor (PA).  The specific responsibilities of the PA are to receive, review, and act upon reports of alleged exemplary and/or suboptimal professional behaviours by students registered in the MDCM program (or related joint programs), as described in the UGME Policy on Student Professionalism Behaviours and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Code

Published: 19 Nov 2020


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