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2016

Annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series

Mark your calendars, the second annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture will take place on September 21, 2016.

We are pleased to announce Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu, professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine at the University of Montreal, as the 2016 Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series speaker.  Dr. Beaulieu is a research associate at the Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre and scientific co-director of the Montreal Research Centre on Social Inequality and Discrimination (CRÉMIS).

The title of Dr. Beaulieu's lecture will be "The Perils and Promise of Proximity."

Opening remarks and the annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture will begin at 2:30 p.m. and will be followed by a celebratory reception.

The lecture series has been established in memory of Dr. McWhinney, the founding chair of the Department of Family Medicine and one of the leading thinkers in the discipline of Family Medicine.

Registration for this year's lecture has now closed.

About Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu

Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu

Marie-Dominique Beaulieu, MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP
Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu is professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine at the University of Montreal. She is a research associate at the Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre and scientific co-director of the Montreal Research Centre on Social Inequality and Discrimination (CRÉMIS). Her research projects focus on the implementation of care reforms and on interventions designed to improve the quality of primary care. She was President of the College of Family Physician of Canada in 2013. That year she received an honorary doctorate from Laval University in recognition of her contribution to primary care research and practice. Since April 2014, she is Scientific Director and CEO of the Quebec SUPPORT unit under CIHR’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research. In 2015 she was named among the top 20 pioneers in Family Medicine research in Canada by the College of Family Physician of Canada.

Accreditation:

This program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine& Dentistry, Western University, for up to 1.5 Mainpro-M1 credits.

Photos from this year's event