I want to take this opportunity to honour and thank Ann C. Macaulay, CM MD FCFP, who was the founding Director of Participatory Research at McGill, for her decades of service and commitment to primary care and community health. I am delighted that Ann continues on in our Department as Professor of Family Medicine and that we will continue to benefit from her mentoring, expertise, and experience.
I am delighted to announce that Neil Andersson MD PhD MPhil MSc MFPH, currently science director of CIET and visiting scientist at the Institute of Population Health
Title of award: McGill Faculty of Medicine MSc Internal Studentship
Title of research project: Investigating the Effect of Weight on Asthma Children in Quebec
Title of award: McCutcheon Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship
The 2013 Isaac Tannenbaum Resident Research Day held on May 31st was a real success!! This day was an opportunity for our residents to present their scholarly work as well as to meet with other residents from the different McGill Family Medicine Units.
Dr. Jeannie Haggerty's new editorial on the Strength of Primary Care Systems in the British Medical Journal
See Dr. Jeannie Haggerty's new editorial in the British Medical Journal based on this very interesting publication on Primary Care Systems published in the Health Affairs.
Two new FRSQ Clinical Research Scholars junior 1 in the Department of Family Medicine: Dr. Kirsten Johnson and Dr. Isabelle Vedel
Both Dr Kirsten Johnson and Dr Isabelle Vedel were awarded the FRSQ Clinical Research Scholars – Junior 1 bursary. This four-year FRSQ Junior 1 award is extremely competitive and only those who have excellent credentials are successful. Kirsten and Isabelle received this on their first attempt!
The Family Medicine Department now has 7 clinician-scientists and Ph.D. researchers who hold FRQS bursaries. This is indeed a remarkable achievement.
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