McGill Accredited Training Site for Family Medicine

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General Information

The huntingdon clinic.


The Town of Huntingdon is located on the banks of the Chateauguay River in the Montérégie, around 60 kilometres southwest of Montreal. The town was founded in 1825 and features several public buildings, churches and houses built in the Edwardian and Victorian styles. Huntingdon offers many cultural activities from the Alfred-Langevin Cultural Hall and the Grove Hall.


  • 1 trainee per period

Length of Rotation

  • 1 or 2 months



  • Spoken: French/English
  • Charting: French/English
  • Spoken by population: French/English

Clinical Exposure and Learning Experiences

Rotation primarily done in a clinical setting. Clinical exposure of trainees includes mainly:

  • Minor Procedures
  • Substance abuse and vulnerable populations
  • Home care visits
  • Elderly care
  • Emergency
  • Hospitalization
  • Women's health
  • Adolescent clinic


Type of Lodging

Lodging is provided by the establishment and is located in Ormstown at a driving distance to the clinic.

Trainees are lodged in a shared apartment. Trainees have a private room and share common gender neutral areas (bathroom, kitchen, living room).

Lodging may be available as of the evening before the rotation.

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

► It is important that everyone does their share to keep all common areas clean and safe at any time.

Accommodation Commodities

All accommodations are non-smoking environments.

Commodity Details

Basic kitchen:

Refrigerator; Microwave; Cooktop (no oven); Dishes; Utensils; Cookware; No freezer
Television set, cable: Provided
Washer and dryer: Provided
Internet Access: Available (wireless): bring your laptop.
Telephone: Long distance calls forbidden
Linens: Supplied
Visitors: Not allowed
Pets: Not allowed
Parking: Available


A car is mandatory for this rotation. Depending on the location of their base teaching site, each trainee receives a stipend to help pay for transportation costs. Trainees must make their own travel arrangements.

Traveling by Car

Please get directions from your home with a mobile mapping application, such as Google Maps.

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.


Twelve doctors from the Huntingdon Medical Clinic stand together with masks on, in front of a blue wall with the clinic's logo.

Site Address Coordinator Supervisor
Huntingdon Medical Centre
60 Rue François-Cleyn
Huntingdon, QC J0S 1H0

Centre d'hébergement du Comté Huntingdon
198 Rue Chateauguay
Huntingdon, QC J0S 1H0

marie-josee.fournier.gmf16 [at] (Marie-Josée Fournier) (Schedules)

natacha.oconnor.cssshsl16 [at] (Natacha O'Connor) (Lodging)
(450) 829-2321 ext. 3226

stages_md.cisssmo16 [at] (Coordination Team)

Dr. Fabienne Djandji
Dr. Jenny Lee Beaulieu



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