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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

McGill Family Medicine at NAPCRG

Once again, we are approaching the annual NAPCRG (North American Primary Care Research Group) conference where we have traditionally had a very strong turn out by our McGill Department of Family Medicine!

Again this year, we are pleased to include a modified schedule that highlights all of our student and Faculty presentations.

McGill Research at a glance 2020

Published: 19 Nov 2020

Letter to Claude Castonguay by Dr. Howard Bergman

Publié le 1 novembre 2020, La Presse

Des remerciements de Claude Castonguay Au cours des 30 dernières années, j’ai rédigé de nombreuses chroniques sur une variété de sujets. Les gens m’ont témoigné en grand nombre leur appui de différentes façons. Ils ont exprimé leur désir de me voir continuer de commenter les évènements.

Published: 10 Nov 2020

OPPORTUNITY: Academic Family Physician (& Assistant/Associate Professor)

The Department of Family Medicine (Halifax Site), Dalhousie University and NSHA, invites applications for a full-time academic family physician. Candidates will be appointed as Dalhousie Faculty and active staff with the Central Zone Department of Family Practice, Nova Scotia Health and potentially the IWK. This position involves provision of ambulatory, team-based, and comprehensive academic family medicine care including clinical supervision of medical learners.

Published: 9 Nov 2020

Seeking participation in a service provider education study - learning how to recognize & respond to family violence

McGill Professor Dr. Delphine Collin-Vézina, as a member of the RISE (Researching the Impact of Service provider Education) research team, is inviting you to participate in a national, Public Health Agency of Canada-funded study aiming to improve care in situations of family violence.

Published: 5 Nov 2020

McGill welcomes new Indigenous profs

The third edition of the Indigenous Welcoming Ceremony, held on October 27, honoured seven Indigenous academic staff from a wide range of disciplines, including history, political science, linguistics, anthropology and medicine. The two-hour-plus virtual ceremony welcomed six new academic hires, as well as a relatively recent hire who was not able to attend previous ceremonies.

The six new McGillians are:

Published: 2 Nov 2020

Meet Dr. Andréanne Lefort, Assistant Professor and family physician at the GMF-U Vallée-de-l'Or

Dr. Andréanne Lefort completed her medical studies at McGill University and joined McGill's Department of Family Medicine in 2011 when she began her residency in Family Medicine at the GMF-U de la Vallée-de-l'Or. "During my rural family medicine clerkship with McGill University, I had the chance to discover Val-d'Or, a wonderful setting for training," Dr. Lefort shares. Charmed by Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Dr. Lefort settled there as a family doctor.

Published: 28 Oct 2020

Kitchen table conversation: An Indigenous space in the Department of Family Medicine

On September 22, 2020, members of McGill University’s Department of Family Medicine were invited to a virtual kitchen table conversation, hosted by Richard Budgell, Associate Professor of Inuit and Northern Health Promotion and Alex McComber, Assistant Professor and responsible for the Indigenous Health Promotion Program in the Department of Family Medicine, about the design and purpose of an Indigenous space in the Department.

Published: 28 Oct 2020

Family Medicine - Discovery Day x McGill U

JOIN US on December 2, 2020 as a workshop presenter and/or career panelist at our 16th Annual Discovery Day in Health Sciences event - for the first time VIRTUALLY. This is a partnership of the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, The Neuro and the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF).

Published: 19 Oct 2020

Faculty-wide call for applications for the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Health Sciences Education

Sent on behalf of Dr. Donald Boudreau, Interim Director, Institute of Health Sciences Education

Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to announce a Faculty-wide call for applications for the Richard and Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Health Sciences Education, as outlined below. Applications are due January 31, 2021 for funds to be awarded as of September 1, 2021.


Published: 5 Oct 2020

Meet Matthew Hacker Teper, recent MSc graduate

By Yasmine Elmir

Published: 30 Sep 2020

Register Now - McGill CPD TELS and WELS Fall 2020

On behalf of the McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Office for Continuing Professional Development (CPD), you are invited to attend the Fall 2020 – Winter 2021 Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS, via webinar only), and the Wednesday E-Learning Series (WELS, webinar only).

Published: 21 Sep 2020


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