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LFME: Interest in Family Medicine Remains Strong

On May 15, McGill medical students and family physicians gathered to celebrate the end of the academic year, in particular the conclusion of the Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (LFME) course. For the last eight months, all 183 first-year medical students have been paired with a family medicine preceptor, providing them with early exposure to primary care.

Published: 29 May 2019

Two Family Medicine faculty members named to the Faculty Honour List

Drs. Fanny Hersson-Edery and Isabelle Vedel have both been named to the 2019 Faculty of Medicine Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence. The Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence recognizes outstanding contributions to education in McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, in the areas of teaching, educational leadership and innovation, faculty development, and research and scholarly activity.

Published: 29 May 2019

Job Posting: Postgraduate Educational Director, Groupe de médecine de famille universitaire (GMF-U)

*Positions available at the following sites: Herzl Family Practice Centre, CLSC Côte-des-Neiges and CSSS Jardins Roussillon*Job Description 

Published: 17 May 2019

Job Posting: Assistant Postgraduate Residency Program Director in Family Medicine

Job Description The initial mandate is for four years, subject to renewal thereafter. The time commitment is for the equivalent of 1.5 days (0.3 FTE) per week but is variable throughout the year.Qualifications

Published: 6 May 2019

Dr. Andréanne Lefort receives the CQMF Prix de la relève

The Department of Family Medicine is thrilled to announce that Dr. Andréanne Lefort has been awarded the 2019 Prix de la relève from the Collège québécois des médecins de famille (CQMF). This award recognizes the leadership skills of a family physician in his or her early years of practice.

Published: 1 May 2019

Job Posting: Director of Faculty Development

Job Description Reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, the Faculty Development Director should be actively involved in Family Medicine educational programs and have previous experience in the design and delivery of educational programs and Faculty Development initiatives. Time commitment is estimated at 1 – 1. 5 days/week (.30 FTE), averaged over the year but is variable.

Published: 24 Apr 2019

Welcoming Dr. Laurie Musgrave as the new LFME Course Director

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Laurie Musgrave to the position of Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (LFME) Course Director for the Department of Family Medicine of McGill University, effective since March 1, 2019.

Published: 27 Mar 2019

Press Release: Canadian researchers and international collaborators seek to improve the care of people living with dementia and their families

March 14, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Public Health Agency of Canada

Receiving a diagnosis of dementia can be a disorienting experience for the person diagnosed and their families. A diagnosis often leaves the person and their families searching for information and guidance on health and social services that are available to assist them in their daily lives.

Published: 22 Mar 2019

Job Posting: MSc in Family Medicine Graduate Program Director

The Master's (MSc) Graduate Program Director (GPD) will be the principal academic contact between the program and graduate studies and has primary responsibility for all academic matters concerning students in the MSc program including specialized options, as described below.

Published: 15 Mar 2019

Job Posting: PhD and Postdoctoral Fellow (GPD) Graduate Program Director

The PhD and PDF Graduate Program Director (GPD), will be the principal academic contact between the program and graduate studies and has primary responsibility for all academic matters concerning students in the PhD program or trainees registered as a Postdoctoral Fellows, as described below.

Published: 15 Mar 2019

McGill24 2019: Help Support the Department of Family Medicine

Dear friends and colleagues,

Mark your calendars: On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, McGill will be holding its fourth annual day of giving.

McGill24 is a 24-hour virtual celebration, bringing together faculty, staff and students, as well as alumni and parents, from around the world.

It is an opportunity to share what makes you #McGillProud and to give to your favourite McGill cause.

Published: 7 Mar 2019

Job Posting: Casual Research Assistant (Part-time)

Posting: Research Assistant Position Title: Casual Research Assistant (Part-time) Hiring Unit:  Department of Family Medicine Supervisor: Dr.
Published: 5 Mar 2019

A Message from the Chair: Bringing Our Two Worlds Together 

Dear friends and colleagues, You have undoubtedly heard me repeat on many occasions that the Department is made up of two wonderful worlds: the world of clinical teaching, based mainly in our family medicine units and focused on the teaching and learning experience of students and residents; and the world of research and training in the Graduate Studies division, which now houses more than 100 Master’s and PhD students and post-doctoral fellows.

Published: 1 Mar 2019

Feature Story: Herzl Family Practice Centre, Jewish General Hospital - From Resident Research Project to Making Significant Changes

Each year, the McGill University Department of Family Medicine welcomes the largest number of residents from across all of the programs within by the Faculty of Medicine. Offering a structure that includes both clinical and academic components, residents are encouraged to outline current challenges in their practice and to pursue further research on selected topics.

Published: 1 Mar 2019

Job Posting: Scientific Director of the St. Mary’s Hospital Center Research Centre, Montreal West Island IUHSSC

Scientific Director of the St. Mary’s Hospital Center Research Centre as part of the Montreal West Island IUHSSC


Published: 26 Feb 2019