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McGill Accredited Training Site for Family Medicine

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General Description

Building where the Hudson clinic is located.


The Town of Hudson is a residential community located about 60 km west of Montreal. The teaching site is located on the territory of the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux (CISSS) de la Montérégie Ouest.

Location on Google Maps (exact distance is calculated between the trainee's base unit and the site using Québec 511)


2 trainees per year

Length of Rotation

1 month


  • Spoken: English and French
  • Charting: English and/or French

Clinical Exposure and Learning Experiences

Rotation primarily done in Clinic.

Trainees can be exposed to:

  • Home care/visits
  • Minor Procedures
  • Minor Surgery

Other Interesting Information

At the Clinic:

  • 6 full-time/part-time doctors.
  • Serves a population of 20 000.


A building with 2 doors and a parking lot in front.

Type of Lodging

Lodging is not provided by the establishment as it is limited in the area. Trainees are expected to travel morning and night. 

Upon request, lodging may be available in-region within driving distance to the Hudson Medicentre.

If a trainee makes arrangements for their own lodging within the region, they may be eligible to a stipend (upon confirmation of location).

Trainees are expected at the Clinic at 8:30am on the first day of their rotation.


An office with a table, chair, and computer.

Trainees must have a car for this rotation as they are required to travel day and night.

Depending on your base teaching site, each trainee receives a stipend to help pay for transportation costs.

Traveling by Car

Hudson is approximately 60 km away from Montreal. To get there, trainees must take the Highway 40 toward Hull/Ottawa. Take exit 26 toward Hudson. Keep right. Merge onto Route Harwood. Drive on Harwood about 3.8 km. Turn right at rue Cameron. Drive about 1.8 km and the clinic will be on the left-hand side.

Use of Personal Vehicle.

Important Information:
Read the online information before using your personal vehicle for university related activities.

Important Information

At least 3 weeks prior to rural rotation/elective, email the site contact to confirm your arrival.


Site Address Coordinator Supervisor
Hudson Medicentre
465 Main Road, suite 200
Hudson, QC J0P 1H0

kristyshirlow [at] (Kristy Shirlow)
(450) 458-5393

stages_md.cisssmo16 [at] (Coordination team)

Dr. Ioana Varlan
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