In June, Dr. Isabelle Vedel was awarded the New Investigator Salary Award: Winter 2013 Priority Announcement - Community-based Primary Health Care - by the CIHR. This award that entails a contribution made to outstanding candidates that are conducting independent research, will go towards Dr. Vedel’s project on Alzheimer’s disease.
There was a high representation of students and faculty of Family Medicine in the newest issue of the graduate student journal, Health Science Inquiry. Congratulations to Cristina Longo, Doaa Farid and Hani Badran who were all reviewers along with Pierre Pluye. Alex Fletcher was a reporter for this issue and original submissions were published for Vladimir Khanassov, Maedeh Khayyat Kholghi (on the MSc program) and Emily Parkinson.
Peter Steinmetz works in the intensive care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal and is a Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill. He is the Director and Founder of the Undergraduate Bedside Ultrasound Course at McGill and has taught in North America, Asia and Africa.
The prize was established in 2006 by David Altshuler and the Altshuler family, in honour of his father, John Altshuler, BSc ’55, MDCM ’59. This prize is awarded annually by the Faculty of Medicine to a graduating medical student with the highest mark in the family medicine clerkship.
This year’s recipient, Douglas Slobod, received the award at the Dean’s Awards Ceremony and Reception on May 29.
October 6th, 2013
Dr Vania Jimenez, Director of one of the Family Medicine Unit of Côte des Neiges, is launching her 3rd novel, "Je suis une pierre brulante".
We have wonderful news to share with you. Once again we have a great deal to be proud of in the Department of Family Medicine.
The results from the Fonds de recherche Santé-Quebec (FRQS) have been announced and we would like to congratulate the members of our department who have been successful. These competitions are very competitive and few are actually successful in obtaining these salary support awards.
Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant receives the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching
Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence Graduate Teaching and Supervision. The Award and a citation will be presented at Spring Convocation. The recipient receives a plaque, and his/her name is inscribed on a permanent plaque in the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office.
Mr. Jamie DeMore 2014 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Congratulations to Mr. Jamie DeMore on being selected as this year’s recipientof the Award for Excellence in Service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This award acknowledges outstanding contributions by members of the administrative and support staff of the University for service to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University
Director of Postgraduate Residency Program
Dr. Yvonne Steinert, recipient of the President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada has just announced the 2014 recipients of the AFMC awards for outstanding contributions to medical education in Canada.
Included among the seven winners from across Canada is Dr. Yvonne Steinert, who is the recipient of the President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine.
Monday, January 20, 2014
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
McGill Faculty Club
3450 McTavish Street
RSVP by January 15
*This event was originally scheduled for June 6, 2014 at the Université de Montreal
Dr Vania Jimenez interviewed in l'Actualité médicale - Clinique et laïcité: D’abord, privilégier la relation individuelle avec le patientClinique et laïcité: D’abord, privilégier la relation individuelle avec le patient
(in French only)