The department celebrated Dr. Ian McWhinney, the founding father of family medicine in Canada, with the second annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series on September 21, 2016. Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu delivered the keynote presentation, "The Perils and Promise of Proximity."
English M, Karumbi J, Maina M, Aluvaala J, Gupta A8, Zwarenstein M, Opiyo N. The need for pragmatic clinical trials in low and middle income settings - taking essential neonatal interventions delivered as part of inpatient care as an illustrative example. BMC Med. 2016 Jan 18;14(1):5.
Paquette-Warren J, Harris SB, Naqshbandi Hayward M, Tompkins JW. Case study of evaluations that go beyond clinical outcomes to assess quality improvement diabetes programmes using the Diabetes Evaluation Framework for Innovative National Evaluations (DEFINE).J Eval Clin Pract. 2016 Jan 25.[Epub ahead of print]
Terry AL, Chesworth BM, Bourne RB, Stolee P, Speechley M. Joint replacement recipients' views about health information privacy.Health Expect. 2015 Oct;18(5):1519-29.
Yıldırım-Yenier Z, Vingilis E, Wiesenthal DL, Mann RE, Seeley J. Relationships between thrill seeking, speeding attitudes, and driving violations among a sample of motorsports spectators and drivers. Accid Anal Prev. 2016 Jan;86:16-22.
Gregory MA, Gill DP, Zou G, Liu-Ambrose T, Shigematsu R, Fitzgerald C, Hachinski V, Shoemaker K, Petrella RJ. Group-based exercise combined with dual-task training improves gait but not vascular health in active older adults without dementia. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2016 Mar-Apr;63:18-27. Epub 2015 Dec 2.
Gill DP, Gregory MA, Zou G, Liu-Ambrose T, Shigematsu R, Hachinski V, Fitzgerald C, Petrella RJ. The Healthy Mind, Healthy Mobility Trial: A Novel Exercise Program for Older Adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Feb;48(2):297-306.
Gregory MA, Gill DP, Shellington EM, Liu-Ambrose T, Shigematsu R, Zou G, Shoemaker K, Owen AM, Hachinski V, Stuckey M, Petrella RJ. Group-based exercise and cognitive-physical training in older adults with self-reported cognitive complaints: The Multiple-Modality, Mind-Motor (M4) study protocol. BMC Geriatr. 2016 Jan 16;16(1):17.
Zwarenstein M. Responses and Recommendations: Proposals for an Initiative to Improve Healthcare by Evaluating Innovation. Healthc Pap, 2015 Jul; 15 (2): 52-61.
Zwarenstein M. Systematically Identified Failure Is the Route to a Successful Health System. Healthc Pap, 2015 Jul; 15 (2): 8-14.
English M, Karumbi J, Maina M, Aluvaala J, Gupta A, Zwarenstein M, Opiyo N. The need for pragmatic clinical trials in low and middle income settings - taking essential neonatal interventions delivered as part of inpatient care as an illustrative example. BMC Med, 2016 Jan 18; 14 (1): 5.
Osuch EA, Vingilis E, Fisman S, Summerhurst C. Early Intervention in Mood and Anxiety Disorders: The First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program (FEMAP). Healthc Q. 2016;18(SP):42-49.
Dr. Sofia Cuba chose the MClSc program in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University because she wanted to learn the tools necessary to improve training in Family Medicine in Peru, and also to influence the development of a better health system based on primary health care.(read more)
Dr. Carmen Nadal recently completed the Department of Family Medicine’s Master of Clinical Science program and graduated from Western at the Spring Convocation on June 11, 2015. While in London to celebrate her achievement, she sat down with us to talk about her experience in the program. (read more)