Events

  • January 10, 2018

    Faculty Development: Resident Assessment and Field Note Review

    Join us on Wednesday, January 10, from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Dr. Christina Cookson discusses Resident Assessment and Field Note Review as part of the Department of Family Medicine's faculty development series.


  • January 25, 2018

    Palliative Care Journal Club: End Stage Liver Disease in Palliative Care

    Join us on Thursday, January 25, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., in the London Life Community Room at St. Joseph’s Hospice of London, as Dr. Kathleen Milne discusses End Stage Liver Disease in Palliative Care as part of the Palliative Care Journal Club for London/Middlesex.


  • February 7, 2018

    Grand Rounds: Striving for Work-Life Balance: Perils and Pearls

    Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Judith Belle Brown, PhD, will be providing a talk on Striving for Work-Life Balance: Perils and Pearls.


  • February 14, 2018

    Faculty Development: What's New in Teaching Obstetrics

    Join us on Wednesday, February 14, from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Dr. Laura Lyons discusses What's New in Teaching Obstetrics as part of the Department of Family Medicine's Faculty Development series.


  • March 7, 2018

    Grand Rounds: Social Media, Screen Time & Kids – What’s a family to do?

    Join us on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. George Kim will present "Social Media, Screen Time & Kids – What’s a family to do?"


  • April 4, 2018

    Grand Rounds: New Standards for Postpartum Care

    Join us on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Drs. Laura Lyons and Brenna Velker will present on New Standards for Postpartum Care.


  • April 11, 2018

    Faculty Development: Research Incubator

    Join us on Wednesday, April 11, from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Drs. Saadia Hameed, Daniel Leger and Merrick Zwarenstein discuss Research as part of the Department of Family Medicine's Faculty Development series.


  • May 2, 2018

    Grand Rounds: Patient Education and Family Medicine: Tell.explain.demonstrate.inspire

    Join us on Wednesday, May 2 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Daniel Pepe, PGY3 in Academic Family Medicine, will present "Patient Education and Family Medicine: Tell.explain.demonstrate.inspire."


  • June 6, 2018

    Grand Rounds: Patient Education and Family Medicine: Tell.explain.demonstrate.inspire

    Join us on Wednesday, May 2 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Daniel Pepe, PGY3 in Academic Family Medicine, will present "Patient Education and Family Medicine: Tell.explain.demonstrate.inspire."


  • September 5, 2018

    Grand Rounds: Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) – The Community Lens

    Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. George Kim will present Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) – The Community Lens.


  • September 12, 2018

    Faculty Development: Teacher Series – Survey Design from Theory to Practice

    Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Dr. Saad Chahine leads this session in the Teacher Series – Survey Design from Theory to Practice. Learners will be exposed to survey resources available through Western, better understand the process of survey validation, and better understand the difference of survey development for evaluation and research purposes.


  • September 20, 2018

    Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds: Management of Pregnancy for Advanced Maternal Age

    The Citywide Family Medicine Obstetrics Group and the London Area Midwives invite you to join them for their Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds on Thursday, September 20 at 7:30 a.m. at Victoria Hospital in Room C3-301B. Dr. Wendy Cui will present, Management of Pregnancy for Advanced Maternal Age.


  • October 3, 2018

    Family Medicine Grand Rounds: Confronting complexity and truth to improve health among Canada’s Indigenous population

    Join us on Wednesday,October 3, 2018 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Chantelle A.M. Richmond, PhD, will present "Confronting complexity and truth to improve health among Canada’s Indigenous population."


  • October 10, 2018

    Faculty Development: Teacher Series - Faculty Advising - Our Roles as Coaches and Mentors

    Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Drs. Christina Cookson and Jamie Wickett lead this session in the Teacher Series – Faculty Advising - Our Roles as Coaches and Mentors. Learners will describe roles of coaches and mentors in medicine and contrast them, review accreditation standards for faculty advising and how this relates to coaching and mentoring, and explore how clinical preceptors in family medicine can fulfill the roles of coaches and mentors using the new Periodic Review Form.


  • January 4, 2017

    Grand Rounds: Lifestyle Medicine: You really can do this in your office!

    Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Larry Schmidt will be providing a talk on Lifestyle Medicine: You really can do this in your office!


  • January 11, 2017

    Faculty Development Session: Quality Improvement with a lens on how to teach/guide our residents through their projects

    Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, as Dr. Scott McKay, Byron Family Medical Centre, discusses Quality Improvement with a lens on how to teach/guide our residents through their projects as part of the department of Family Medicine's faculty development series.


  • January 13, 2017

    IMG Interview Date

    On January 13 the Department will welcome international medical graduates (IMG) applicants as they interview for our residency program.


  • January 21 & January 22, 2017

    CMG Interview & Information Session

    On Saturday, Jan. 21 or Sunday, Jan. 22, Canadian medical graduates (CMG) applicants have the opportunity to learn about our postgraduate program and meet future staff and fellow residents.


  • February 1, 2017

    Grand Rounds: Mindfulness for Ourselves and for Our Patients

    Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Jo-Anne Hammond and Dr. Kate Partridge, Psychologist, London Mindfulness Clinic, will be providing a talk on Mindfulness for Ourselves and for Our Patients.


  • February 15, 2017

    Enhanced Skills Internal Review



  • March 1, 2017

    Grand Rounds: Patient-Centred Care for Persons with Multimorbidity

    Dr. Martin Fortin and Moira Stewart, PhD will provide a presentation on Patient-Centred Care for Persons with Multimorbidity on Wednesday, March 1 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Rm. 1150, Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine building.


  • March 8, 2017

    Faculty Development Session: The Pitfalls that Keep Even Smart Doctors Stressed, Unhappy and Unable to Make Meaningful Changes

    Dr. Lalit Chawla will provide a presentation on The Pitfalls that Keep Even Smart Doctors Stressed, Unhappy and Unable to Make Meaningful Changes on Wednesday, March 8 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Rm. 1150, Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine building.


  • March 29, 2017

    Seminar on the Periodic Health Visit

    Join us for an interactive seminar, facilitated by Cathy Thorpe, with presentations by Mark Speechley, PhD, and Heather Maddocks, PhD, on Wednesday, March 29 at 12:00 p.m. in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health & Family Medicine (WCPHFM).


  • April 5, 2017

    Grand Rounds: Narrative Medicine

    Join us on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Tanya Thornton, Happy Valley FHT, St. Marys, will be presenting on Narrative Medicine.


  • April 12, 2017

    Lecture Series in Refugee Health – Tuberculosis/Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Refugees

    Join us for a lecture series in refugee health, featuring presentations on tuberculosis and adolescent mental health for refugees, Wednesday, April 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the lecture hall of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, 1465 Richmond Street.


  • May 3, 2017

    Grand Rounds: Mental Health and Therapy

    Join us on Wednesday, May 3 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Saadia Hameed, St. Joseph's Family Medicine Centre, will be presenting on Mental Health and Therapy.


  • May 17, 2017

    Lecture Series in Refugee Health – Caring for Kids New to Canada

    Join us for a lecture series in refugee health, featuring a presentation by Dr. Jane Gloor on Caring for Kids New to Canada, Wednesday, May 17 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the lecture hall of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, 1465 Richmond Street.


  • June 14, 2017

    Lecture Series in Refugee Health – Adult Refugee Mental Health

    Join us for a lecture series in refugee health, featuring a presentations by Dr. Mohamad Elfakhani on Adult Refugee Mental Health, Wednesday, June 14 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the lecture hall of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine (Room 1150), 1465 Richmond Street.


  • June 7, 2017

    Resident Project Day

    Family Medicine residents will present their projects and commend their achievements at Resident Project Day in June each year. The event hosts up to 200 individuals (family physicians, fellow residents, medical students, allied health professionals and staff) and is an opportunity to bring our distributed teaching sites together and to celebrate the success of our resident projects.


  • June 16, 2017

    Resident Graduation

    Our resident graduation reception will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017, at the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine.


  • July 28, 2017

    Diabetes: The Life and Times of a Modern Epidemic

    Join Dr. Stewart Harris, candidate for the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Primary Health Care, on Friday, July 28 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for a research seminar on Diabetes: The Life and Times of a Modern Epidemic in Room 148 of the Medical Sciences Building.


  • August 16 and 23, 2017

    LEAP Mini

    The Pain and Symptom Management Program, in conjunction with the Department of Family Medicine, will be offering a LEAP Mini program (certified by Pallium Canada) on August 16 and 23 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine. Deadline to register is August 8.


  • September 6, 2017

    Family Medicine Grand Rounds: Suboxone Treatment for Opiate Abuse

    Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Drs. Sharon Koivu and Ken Lee will present "Suboxone Treatment for Opiate Abuse."


  • Wednesday, September 13

    Faculty Development: Revised and Revamped

    Please join us for Family Medicine Faculty Development to be held at the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150, on Wednesday, September 13 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Dr. Stephen Wetmore, Ms. Leslie Boisvert and Ms. Lauren Siegel will present Faculty Development: Revised and Revamped.


  • September 22 and 23, 2017

    40th Anniversary of the MClSc Program in Family Medicine

    The Department of Family Medicine invites you to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Master of Clinical Science (MClSc) Program in Family Medicine on September 22 and 23, 2017. This event is open to MClSc alumni and current students.


  • September 27, 2017

    Lecture Series in Refugee Health – Women's Health

    Join us for a lecture series in refugee health, featuring a presentation by Dr. Deborah Penava on women's health for refugees, Wednesday, September 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the lecture hall of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, 1465 Richmond Street.


  • Wednesday, October 4

    Grand Rounds: Social Accountability and Community Engagement: a confluence for leadership

    Join us on Wednesday, October 4, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building. Dr. Douglas Myhre, CFPC, Donald I Rice award winner, will present Social Accountability and Community Engagement: a confluence for leadership.


  • Wednesday, October 11

    Faculty Development: Supervising Residents in QI Projects

    Join us on Wednesday, October 11, as Adrienne Wakabayashi, Postgraduate Academic Program Coordinator, and Dr. Scott McKay, facilitate a faculty development session on Supervising Residents in QI Projects as part of the department of Family Medicine's faculty development series.


  • November 1, 2017

    CANCELLED Grand Rounds: Journeying breast cancer as a First Nation’s woman

    THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Join Drs. Chantelle Richmond and Joshua Tobias for their presentation "Journeying breast cancer as a First Nation’s woman: One mother’s stories of isolation, courage and healing" on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. in Room 1150 of The Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine.


  • November 8, 2017

    Faculty Development: Social Media for Faculty

    Join us on Wednesday, November 8, as Emily Leighton, Crystal Mackay, and Michelle Stubnya, facilitate a faculty development session on Social Media for Faculty as part of the department of Family Medicine's faculty development series. At this workshop you will learn more about social media platforms, tips and best practices.


  • November 16, 2017

    Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds

    The Citywide Family Medicine Obstetrics Group and the London Area Midwives would like to invite you to join us for our Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds on Thursday, November 16, from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. at Victoria Hospital, Room C3-301A. Wendy McCrady, Nurse Practitioner will present on Immunizations in Pregnancy.


  • December 6, 2017

    Grand Rounds: Prostate Cancer Update for 2018

    Please join Drs. John Jordan, family physician, and Stephen Pautler, Urologist, for Family Medicine Grand Rounds and their presentation "Prostate Cancer Update for 2018" on Wednesday, December 6 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine.


  • November 17, 2017

    2017 Annual Carol Buck Lecture and Graduate Scholarship with Dr. Stewart Harris

    Dr. Stewart Harris, CM, MD, MPH, FCFP, FACPM, Professor, CDA Chair in Diabetes Management, Ian McWhinney Chair of Family Medicine Studies, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, will present the 2017 Annual Carol Buck Lecture and Graduate Scholarship: “Diabetes and the Sweetness of Life” on Friday, November 17, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in DSB 1002.


  • December 13, 2017

    Faculty Development: Teaching Outside the Box: New Innovative Teaching Methods

    Join us on Wednesday, December 13, from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Dr. Daniel Léger discusses Teaching Outside the Box: New Innovative Teaching Methods as part of the Department of Family Medicine's faculty development series.


  • January 6, 2016

    Grand Rounds: Trans Health & Family Medicine: an Introduction

    Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. This month's presentation is entitled: "Trans Health & Family Medicine: an Introduction"


  • January 13, 2016

    Faculty Development: Fundamental Teaching Framework, Faculty Development and Promotion for Clinical Teachers

    Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, as Dr. Stephen Wetmore, Chair/Chief of Family Medicine, discusses the Fundamental Teaching Framework, Faculty Development and Promotion for Clinical Teachers as part of the department of Family Medicine's faculty development series.


  • January 23 and 24, 2016

    CaRMS

    The Department of Family Medicine looks forward to hosting CaRMS applicants at our Family Medicine Residency Information Session on either Saturday, January 23rd or Sunday, January 24th, at the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine.


  • February 3, 2016

    Grand Rounds: Hockey Fans in Training: A novel intervention for men at risk for chronic disease

    Join us Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Guest Lecturer, Dr. Rob Petrella will be sharing information on Hockey Fans in Training: A novel intervention for men at risk for chronic disease.


  • March 2, 2016

    Grand Rounds: Medical Legal Issues in the Clinic and Emergency Department

    Join us Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Guest Lecturer, Dr. David Lam will be sharing information on Medical legal issues in the clinic and emergency department.


  • March 9, 2016

    Faculty Development: Practical teaching tips for junior faculty

    Join Drs. Julie Copeland and Daniel Grushka on Wednesday, March 9, as they discuss practical teaching tips for junior faculty.


  • March 29, 2016

    London Health Research Day 2016

    London Health Research Day is the largest research day of its kind in Ontario. Each year, more than 600 people attend this event. The day includes poster and platform presentations, informative workshops, The Lucille & Norton Wolf Health Research Lecture Series, and a wine and cheese networking session for trainees and industry partners.


  • April 1, 2016

    Schulich Medicine Education Conference

    The Schulich Medicine Education Conference will take place on Friday, April 1, 2016 at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre in London, Ontario. Conference highlights include opening remarks by Dr. Michael Strong, dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, program updates from Schulich Medicine education portfolios, and faculty development workshops to enhance your teaching and professional skills. Workshop details and discussion topics will be posted on the conference web page early in the New Year.


  • April 6, 2016

    Grand Rounds: The use of probiotics to prevent Clostridium Difficile Infection

    Join us Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Guest Lecturer, Dr. Alex Shen, will present.


  • April 13, 2016

    Faculty Development: Revised Conditions of Appointment for Clinical Faculty

    Join us on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, as Dr. Margaret Steele discusses the Revised Conditions of Appointment for Clinical Faculty from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine.


  • April 20, 2016

    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine Research - Incubator Perspectives from Football Fans in Training and other case studies

    All faculty and staff are welcome to join the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine for April's Research Incubator featuring Professor Kate Hunt, Associate Director MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit and Professor of Gender and Health at Glasgow University, as she discusses perspectives from Football Fans in Training and other case studies.


  • April 27 or May 18, 2016

    LEAP Core Mini Workshops

    Palliative and End-of-Life Care (LEAP) is an educational program designed to update your ability to care for people with advanced illness and high symptom burden. It is based on the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association Model and is designed to engage you in a variety of learning opportunities. LEAP facilitates inter professional collaboration and supports individual and team practice change. LEAP is facilitated by local and regional palliative care experts.


  • May 2, 2016

    SouthWestern Academic Health Network (SWAHN) Symposium

    Join the SWAHN for their 2nd Research and Innovation Symposium - Evaluation, Resilience, and Sustainability in Family Mental Health & Addiction Peer Support on Monday, May 2, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare, Windsor, Ontario.


  • May 4, 2016

    Grand Rounds: Update on COPD

    Join us Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Guest Lecturers, Drs. Lewis, Nastis and Valiquet, will give an update on COPD.


  • May 11, 2016

    Annual Clinical Day in Family Medicine

    The 25th Anniversary Edition of Annual Clinical Day in Family Medicine will take place on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at the Four Points by Sheraton. This event is presented by the Citywide Department of Family Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph's Health Care London and Continuing Professional Development - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.


  • June 1, 2016

    Grand Rounds: Adverse Childhood Experience & Later-Life Health and Well Being...

    Join us Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Guest Lecturer, Dr. Melad Marbeen, will present.


  • June 1, 2016

    Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day - June 1, 2016

    Please join us for the Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day on June 1, 2016 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The conference is hosted by the INSPIRE-PHC Research Program (Dr. Moira Stewart, lead). Residents, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty are all encouraged to attend.


  • June 8, 2016

    Resident Project Day

    Family Medicine residents will present their projects and commend their achievements at Resident Project Day in June each year. The event hosts up to 200 individuals (family physicians, fellow residents, medical students, allied health professionals and staff) and is an opportunity to bring our distributed teaching sites together and to celebrate the success of our resident projects.


  • June 17, 2016

    Graduation

    The graduation reception will be held on Friday, June 17, 2016, at the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine.


  • September 7, 2016

    Grand Rounds: What's New in Diabetes; A Lot!

    Join us on September 7, 2016 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150, as Dr. Stewart Harris discusses, "What's New in Diabetes; A Lot!"


  • August 10, 2016

    Multimorbidity Symposium

    On behalf of Dr. Moira Stewart, the co-Principal Investigator for Patient-Centred Innovations for Persons with Multimorbidity (PACE in MM), a CIHR-funded research program, we would like to invite you to a Multimorbidity Symposium on Wednesday, August 10th from 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. at the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, Room 1120.


  • August 10, 2016

    See the Line

    Learn the latest in sport related brain injury evaluation and treatment. See the Line returns for a fourth year with a full day CME inclusive of the afternoon Community Symposium that will educate you on the latest in concussion research. New this year a focus on Rowan's Law with guest speakers Lisa MacLeod, MPP and Gordon & Kathleen Stringer. Other confirmed speakers include See the Line Honourary Chair Eric Lindros, Dr. Lisa Fischer, Dr. Jason Mihalik, Dr. Douglas Fraser and Dr. David Mulder. This event sells out quickly, so be sure to register early.


  • September 21, 2016

    Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series

    Join us for the second annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series on September 21, 2016. Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu, professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine at the University of Montreal, 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), will present the lecture, "The perils of proximity." Registration for this year's event has yet to open.


  • September 30, 2016

    Medical Assistance in Dying: Cross-Faculty Panel Discussion

    Join us for a cross-faculty panel discussion on the topic of Medicine Assistance in Dying. With the controversial assisted-dying Bill C-14 now law, this timely discussion will bring together a cross section of expert panelists from various fields and offer an opportunity to gain insight and perspective from a Schulich Medicine alumnus who is leading the way through the heavily-debated legislation.


  • October 5, 2016

    Grand Rounds: The Vulva Not Just The Entryway to the Cervix: An Approach to Common Vulvar Dermatoses

    Join us on October 5, 2016 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150, as Dr. Laura Sovran provides a talk on "The Vulva Not Just The Entryway to the Cervix: An Approach to Common Vulvar Dermatoses."


  • October 12, 2016

    Faculty Development: Acuity Star Update - Entering and Maintaining your curriculum vitae in Acuity Star

    Join us on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, as Dr. Stephen Wetmore and Mr. Derrick Gould give their presentation, Acuity Star Update: Entering and Maintaining your curriculum vitae in Acuity Star, as part of the department of Family Medicine's faculty development series.


  • October 19, 2016

    2nd annual Collaborative Care Conference: Planting the Seeds of Change

    Join us for the 2nd annual Collaborative Care Conference: Planting the Seeds of Change, hosted by the Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, on Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., at the Best Western, Lamplighter Inn.



  • Grand Rounds: FROM RESEARCH TO REALITY AND BACK: Building new evidence on caring for people with multimorbidity: A never ending loop?

    Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. This month's presentation is entitled: "FROM RESEARCH TO REALITY AND BACK: Building new evidence on caring for people with multimorbidity : A never ending loop?"


  • November 9 - 12, 2016

    Family Medicine Forum

    Family Medicine Forum, or FMF, is Canada’s largest and most comprehensive annual conference for family physicians. Join us for the 16th anniversary of FMF on November 9-12, 2016, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.


  • November 12-16, 2016

    North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting

    The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) 44th Annual Meeting will take place November 12-16, 2016 at The Broadmoor Hotel & Resort, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded in 1972 and oriented to family medicine, NAPCRG welcomes members from all primary care generalist disciplines and related fields, including epidemiology, behavioral sciences, and health services research.


  • November 24 - 26, 2016

    Ontario College of Family Physicians 2016 Annual Scientific Assembly

    Join the Ontario College of Family Physicians at their 2016 Annual Scientific Assembly, Nov 24-26 at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. The ASA is an excellent opportunity for family physicians to learn from more than 100 experts covering a wide range of topics... while earning more than half the required annual Mainpro+ credits.


  • November 25-27, 2016

    Family Medicine Residents of Western (FMRW) Resident Retreat

    The FMRW annual Resident Retreat is an interactive conference designed to provide a forum for the exploration of practice opportunities, as well as the presentation of leading-edge information in legal, professional and business issues as they relate to medical practice. It is also a fun weekend that encourages networking and socializing with your fellow colleagues. Register today!


  • December 7, 2016

    Grand Rounds: Tuberculosis: Not a disease of the past - TB in Canada and Middlesex London

    Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Ian Arra and Ms. Bernadette Garrity, RN, will present "Tuberculosis: Not a disease of the past - TB in Canada and Middlesex London"


  • December 14, 2016

    Decolonizing the physician to support Indigenous wellness

    Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, as Adrean Angles, MPH, BHSc, Indigenous Liaison on the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Learner Equity & Wellness team, presents "Decolonizing the physician to support Indigenous wellness" as part of the department of Family Medicine's faculty development series.


  • Septermber 23, 2015

    Dr. Ian McWhinney inaugural lecture

    The Department of Family Medicine is excited to host the inaugural lecture of the Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. Dr. Michael Kidd, WONCA president, will deliver the lecture.


  • September 23, 2015

    Special guest presentation by Dr. Ryuki Kassai

    Join us for a special guest presentation by Dr. Ryuki Kassai, Professor and Chair, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Japan, at 11:00 a.m. in Room 1150, WCPHFM. The presentation is entitled, "Family Medicine in Japan: A Journey with Dr. Ian McWhinney.”


  • October 21, 2015

    Family Medicine Research Incubator: Hockey FIT

    Hockey Fit aims to motivate sports fans to get into shape and live healthier lifestyles. Join Dr. Petrella and his team on October 21 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1120, Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, for the next Family Medicine Research Incubator to hear more about this exciting new project.


  • October 24-28, 2015

    NAPCRG Annual Meeting

    The 43rd NAPCRG Annual Meeting is taking place October 24-28, 2015 in Cancun, Mexico. The planning committee is working hard to create an amazing agenda with lots of new and exciting elements.


  • November 4, 2015

    Grand Rounds: Poverty and its Effects on Health

    Drs. Barbara Decker Pierce and Blair Pierce and the London Poverty Network will present this month's Family Medicine Grand Rounds: Poverty and its Effects on Health, on November 4, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine (WCPHFM).


  • November 11 - 14, 2015

    Family Medicine Forum

    Family Medicine Forum, or FMF, is Canada’s largest and most comprehensive annual conference for family physicians. Join us for the 15th anniversary of FMF on November 11-14, 2015, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.


  • December 2, 2015

    Grand Rounds: Introduction of London Prostate DAP – Single Site Assessment and Diagnosis

    Drs. Jordan, Power and Razvi will present this month's Family Medicine Grand Rounds: Introduction of London Prostate DAP – Single Site Assessment and Diagnosis, on December 2, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine (WCPHFM).


  • December 9, 2015

    Family Medicine Faculty Development

    Join us on December 9th from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. as Dr. Jamie Wickett leads a faculty development session, sharing information on "The Family Medicine Longitudinal Survey - Describing what Family Medicine Residents think about the discipline, their intentions and choices made to practice family medicine and their acquired learning experiences."