Dr. Nadia Sourial had long contemplated the idea of pursuing her PhD, but wanted to be sure of its purpose prior to embarking on the journey. After working with Dr. Howard Bergman, former Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, and Dr. Isabelle Vedel, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director for the Master's program in the Department of Family Medicine, for eight years as a biostatistician, and gaining experience working at Health Canada in Ottawa, Dr.
First of all, McGill PBRN would like to acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of all the clinicians and health professionals who are on the front line to take care of us in this historic pandemic context that we all live in. So, on behalf of the entire McGill PBRN team, THANK YOU!
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health has awarded a CAD$3.5 million operating grant to Dr. Treena Wasontí:io Delormier of McGill University’s School of Human Nutrition. The grant will help to establish a Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) over the next five years in the province of Quebec.
Time commitment is estimated at .5 days per week (averaged over the year) - .1 FTE Experience in the field of global health is essential
Reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, the role of the Director of the Global Health Programs is to:
Dr. Samira Abbasgholizadeh-Rahimi is an unstoppable force motivated by one thing: having a positive impact on health care systems both in Canada and abroad. Dr.
Having been born and raised in Montreal and accustomed to living in a big city, Dr. Francois Venne describes himself as someone who is “Very urban.” After completing his MD degree at Université de Montréal, Dr. Venne began exploring his options for residency. “Val d’Or charmed me,” he says.
We are very excited to share our brand-new website with you: Online Health Information Aid. This health literacy resource is the result of years of hard work and the passion of an amazing team.
The research literacy website, entitled Understanding Research/Comprendre la recherche is now online.
An important and unexpected benefit of the McGill Family Medicine Innovations in Learning (FMIL) international distance blended learning program for GP teachers in China has been the creation of an online community. The 12-month distance blended education program for 25 Chinese GP teacher participants in 3 cities in China: Wuhan, Zhengzhou and Qinghai was completed last year.
During this time of crisis, FMIL has quickly stepped up to help our Department through the next few weeks (and potentially months) of the COVID outbreak. Here’s what they have done so far, and are planning:
We are excited to announce that the Department of Family Medicine’s Academic Advising Module is officially LIVE! All teachers are invited to participate.
Hiring Unit: Department of Family Medicine
Supervisor: Dr. Samira Rahimi
Work Location: 5858, Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H3S 1Z1
Hours/Week & Schedule: 35 hours/week Hourly Wage: $24.25, plus 6% vacation pay and 3.6% statutory holiday pay
Planned Start Date & End Date: April 1, 2020 to April 1, 2021 (possibility of extension)
Date of Posting: February 27, 2020
Dr. Samira Rahimi’s team is offering a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity. The team is led by Dr. Rahimi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University and includes team members from different disciplines including engineering, data science and health sciences.
The Director of Research is expected to be a leader in the area of family medicine and primary care research. She or he will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine (DFM) and will sit on the Executive Committee of the Department of Family Medicine. The time commitment is 1 day/week (0.2 FTE). This is a three-year term that is renewable.Vision