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Congratulations to Dr. Isabelle Vedel for receiving New Investigator Salary CIHR Award!

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.

Published: 22 Jul 2014

Department of Family Medicine well represented in newest Health Science Inquiry 2014

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.

Published: 15 Jul 2014

Innovation in education through Peter Steinmetz’s book

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.

Published: 14 Jul 2014

Congratulations to Douglas Slobod for receiving John H. Altshuler Prize in Family Medicine

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.

Published: 14 Jul 2014

Dr Vania Jimenez launch her 3rd book "Je suis une pierre brulante"

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".

Published: 9 Jun 2014

Success of McGill Family Medicine in latest FRQS salary award competition !

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.

Published: 9 May 2014

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.

Published: 29 Apr 2014

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.

Published: 29 Apr 2014

Job posting : Postgraduate Director in the Department of Family Medicine

Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

Director of Postgraduate Residency Program


Published: 25 Feb 2014

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.


Published: 29 Jan 2014

Vaccines: Impact on Global Health and Economics

Monday, January 20, 2014

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.


McGill Faculty Club

3450 McTavish Street


RSVP by January 15

Published: 20 Dec 2013

Colloque québécois des enseignants en médicine de famille :POSTPONED to June 2015

*This event was originally scheduled for June 6, 2014 at the Université de Montreal

Published: 16 Dec 2013

The Herzl Family Medicine Centre celebrates 100 years!

Discover the trailer of the documentary Dockside to Bedside: 100 Years of Herzl TRAILER
Published: 8 Nov 2013


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