|Laurie Musgrave is the Director of Palliative Care at the Lachine Hospital site, part of the McGill University Health Centre. (bio to follow shortly)|
Dr. Genevieve Chaput is an attending physician at the McGill University Health Centre with a dedicated practice exclusive to cancer patients. In addition to a BA in Communications Human Relations, Genevieve completed an MA in Health Professions Education at McGill University. During her Fellowship in Palliative Medicine (McGill University), she was the recipient of the Henry Shibata Cedars Cancer Foundation award in support of cancer survivorship expertise acquisition. She was also awarded the Elaine T. & Charles H. Peters Award in Medical Oncology 4 years in a row in support of her leadership and commitment to develop and implement cancer survivorship initiatives targeting both MUHC and RUIS community partners. In 2015, she obtained a Certificate of Added Competency in Palliative Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). In 2018, she completed the Casley-Smith Complex Lymphatic Therapy intensive certification course in the management of cancer-related lymphedema, and contributes to Dr. Anna Towers’ Lymphedema Clinic at the MUHC.
Genevieve has developed CME-accredited cancer survivorship workshops, and has trained over 500 community primary care providers. She has also created a survivorship module on what to expect after cancer for patients and caregivers, which she has delivered on several occasions. Genevieve has an active research profile, with her main interests focusing on survivorship educational and empowerment-driven interventions targeting primary care providers and cancer survivors. She routinely mentors medical trainees with a keen interest in research, both formally (Masters’ and PhD students) and informally (academic research activities).
Dr. Chaput is the vice-chair of the Cancer Care Members' Interest Group of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. She is also a member of the Comité National de l’évolution de la pratique de première ligne of the Direction Générale de Cancérologie (DGC-MSSS) since 2015, which includes a role as cancer survivorship expert advisor. She has served as member of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer’s Seamless Patient Experience Advisory committee, as is currently serving as member and chair elect of the Canadian Association of General Practitioners in Oncology, for which she has been mandated to act as guest co-editor for two consecutive terms for a Current Oncology article series targeting General Practitioners in Oncology.
Apart from her dedicated roles as clinician, researcher, and teacher, Genevieve takes great pride in her family life, including being a loving aunt and godmother.