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Indigenous perspectives: Decolonizing the approach to health research in primary care

The need and the demand to include Indigenous perspectives in academic settings has notably increased at universities across North America.

Published: 5 Sep 2019

Welcoming Dr. Katia Faustini as the new LFME Assistant Course Director

The Department of Family Medicine is thrilled to welcome Dr. Katia Faustini as the new Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (LFME) Assistant Course Director, effective September 1, 2019.

Published: 30 Aug 2019

Welcoming Dr. Robert Carlin as the new Postgraduate Education Assistant Program Director in the Department of Family Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine is happy to announce that Dr. Robert Carlin will be joining the Postgraduate Education team as the new Assistant Program Director, effective September 1, 2019.

Published: 30 Aug 2019

Dr. Alayne Adams joins the McGill Department of Family Medicine

The McGill Department of Family Medicine is happy to announce the addition of Dr. Alayne Adams as Associate Professor (tenure-track), effective September 1, 2019.

Published: 30 Aug 2019

Dr. Tracie Barnett promoted Assistant Professor in the McGill Department of Family Medicine

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Tracie Barnett has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor (tenure-track) as of August 1, 2019.

Published: 30 Aug 2019

Special Feature: Get to know the McGill Practice-based Network (PBRN)

We're pleased to periodically present exciting news and activities of the PBRN - the Practice-based Research Network.

As a part of the Department of Family Medicine, the PBRN is a network of McGill's primary care sites, intended to promote clinician-led research. Dr. Jeannie Haggerty is the Director (on sabbatical) and is being replaced by acting Director, Dr. Peter Nugus. 

Published: 28 Aug 2019

Job Posting: Family Medicine CFPC Palliative Care Enhanced Skills Program Director

Reporting directly to the Enhanced Skills Director and the Family Medicine Program Director, the Family Medicine CFPC Palliative Care Program Director is responsible for overseeing the Palliative Care Enhanced Skills (ES) Program for the Department of Family Medicine. Time commitment is estimated at 1/2 day/week - 0.10 FTE (averaged over the year but is variable). The responsibilities of the program director, assisted by the residency program committee include:

Published: 23 Aug 2019

Dr. Howard Bergman appointed Assistant Dean, International Affairs

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Howard Bergman to the newly-created position of Assistant Dean, International Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University.

Published: 21 Aug 2019

Welcoming three new Postgraduate site directors to our Family Medicine teaching sites

The Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce the appointments of Drs. Sarah Smith, Meira Stern and Ariane Courville-Le Bouyonnec as the new Postgraduate site directors for the CLSC Côte-des-Neiges, the Herzl Family Practice Centre and the CSSS Jardins-Roussillon in Chateauguay, respectively.

Published: 31 Jul 2019

New facilities for the Vallée-de-l’Or U-FMG

Beginning potentially as early as 2021, the Vallée-de-l'Or University Family Medicine Group (U-FMG) will have a new building to deliver its primary care services. The Quebec government, as announced by Minister of Health and Social Services, Danielle McCann on July 4, 2019, will fund the $9.8 million project.

Published: 31 Jul 2019

Job Posting: Clerkship Site Director, CLSC Côte-des-Neiges

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Published: 31 Jul 2019

Isaac Tannenbaum Resident Research Day: highlighting quality improvement in Family Medicine Groups

On May 31, members of the Department of Family Medicine were invited to take a closer look at the clinical side of primary care through research projects presented by family medicine residents from the Department’s teaching units.

Published: 2 Jul 2019

Family Medicine Research Symposium: Celebrating the new generation of primary care researchers

On May 30, the Family Medicine Graduate Students’ Society (FMGSS) held the Family Medicine Research Symposium, bringing together faculty, students and community members to share and discuss current advances in research conducted in areas such as family medicine, community health, health technology, and health policy.

Published: 2 Jul 2019

Job Posting: Director of the CFPC Emergency Medicine Enhanced Skills Program

Job Description Reporting to the Enhanced Skills Program Director and the Postgraduate Residency Program Director as well as the Chair of Family Medicine, the CFPC (EM) Enhanced Skills Program Director is responsible for the overall conduct of the CFPC (EM) Enhanced Skills certification/residency program. Time commitment is estimated 1 day/week (averaged over the year but is variable) - .2 FTE.

Published: 20 Jun 2019

Announcing the Second Phase of Funding for the Canadian Consortium on Neurogeneration in Aging (CCNA)

The Government of Canada announced the next phase of funding for the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). From 2019 to 2024, CCNA will receive $46 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and 11 other partner organizations, including the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC), and the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Published: 18 Jun 2019

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