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Edith Strauss Knowledge Translation Grant: Apply Now!

Are you a clinician, researcher or graduate/professional student interested in MOVING RESEARCH EVIDENCE INTO CLINICAL PRACTICE?

If yes, here's an amazing funding opportunity for you! You are invited to apply for anEdith Strauss knowledge translation grantof up to $12,000. Applications are accepted twice a year and help is available to develop your proposal. The upcoming deadline for applications isDecember 1, 2018.

Published: 15 Nov 2018

Job Posting: Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (LFME) Assistant Course Director

Job DescriptionThe expected time commitment is one half-day per week (0.1 FTE).

Published: 5 Nov 2018

Job Posting: Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (LFME) Course Director

Job DescriptionThe expected time commitment is six (6) half-days per month (0.15 FTE).

Published: 5 Nov 2018

Laying the Groundwork for Future Family Physicians

On September 29, close to 300 students from the four Faculties of Medicine in Quebec and from the University of Ottawa were united for a day of workshops and talks on topics ranging from Indigenous health to health of gender minorities, all whilst exploring rural family medicine and maternal and prenatal care. Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau, president of the College of Family Physicians, was the keynote speaker for this event.

Published: 5 Nov 2018

Job Posting: Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure-Track (Canada Research Chair in Primary Care and Population Health Epidemiology)

RL#: 17008A-170308 Job Classification: Tenure-Track Faculty Position Job Status: Full-Time  Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experienceCanada Research Chair in Primary Care and Population Health Epidemiology (Tier 1 or Tier 2, according to professorial rank and eligibility) Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

Published: 2 Nov 2018

Family Practice Launches Partnership with the Committee on Advancing the Science of Family Medicine (CASFM)

The Committee on Advancing the Science of Family Medicine (CASFM) and Family Practice are excited to announce a new partnership. This endeavour will publish peer reviewed CASFM Methods Briefs in each Family Practice issue and maintain a balance between briefs focused on quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Thank you to Dr. Mark Karanofsky for his dedication to the Family Medicine Undergraduate Program!

It is with much gratitude that we salute Dr. Mark Karanofsky for his leadership as Director of the Undergraduate Program for the McGill Department of Family Medicine, a position he has held for over two and a half years. He officially stepped down from this position on September 30, 2018. Since July 2018, he has been the interim Unit Director of the Herzl Family Practice Centre of the Jewish General Hospital.

Published: 11 Oct 2018

Congratulations to Dr Goldie Marmor, appointed Director of Undergraduate Education in Family Medicine!

It is with pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Goldie Marmor to the position of Director of Undergraduate Education for the Department of Family Medicine of McGill University as of October 1, 2018.

Reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine as well as to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education, Dr. Marmor is responsible for all undergraduate teaching activities within the Department of Family Medicine.

Published: 11 Oct 2018

Job Posting: Associate Program Director for Assessment and Evaluation, Post-Graduate Division

Associate Program Director for Assessment and Evaluation Post-Graduate Division Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

JOB DESCRIPTION4 years renewable / 1.5 days per week The Associate Program Director for Assessment and Evaluation is expected:

Published: 11 Sep 2018

Message from the Chair: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Academic Year

Dear friends and colleagues,

I would like to start by welcoming you into this new academic year. As the weather slowly becomes cooler, the change of seasons acts as a reminder of the opportunities and challenges for the coming year.

Perhaps, it is only fitting to start this message by quoting the first line of A Tale of Two Cities, famous novel written by Charles Dickens: “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.”

Published: 27 Aug 2018

Wuhan University: Working Together to Improve Primary Care

It is fair to say the McGill Department of Family Medicine has always worked towards making primary health care accessible by focusing efforts on professional and curriculum development not only within the walls of the institution, but also beyond.

Published: 14 Aug 2018

Ran van der Wal rewarded with Vanier Graduate Scholarship

We wish to congratulate Ran van der Wal, PhD candidate in Family, for being among the latest cohort of Vanier Canada Scholars for 2018-2019. 

Published: 1 Aug 2018

Job Posting: Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience Assistant Course Director

Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience Assistant Course Director Department of Family Medicine, McGill University JOB DESCRIPTION 

Published: 11 Jul 2018

Job Posting: Director of Undergraduate Education

Director of Undergraduate Education Department of Family Medicine, McGill UniversityJOB DESCRIPTION

Published: 5 Jul 2018

Dr. Yvonne Steinert named to Order of Canada

We wish to congratulate Dr. Yvonne Steinert, who was made a Member of the Order of Canada by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, for her contributions to the advancement of pedagogical principles, faculty development and new training approaches in Canadian medical education. 

Published: 3 Jul 2018

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