2019

  • November 15, 2019

    International Multimorbidity Symposium

    You are invited to attend the International Multimorbidity Symposium held on Friday, November 15 at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. This Symposium is being co-presented by the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and the Department of Family Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. Attendees will have an opportunity to present and hear about ongoing and future multimorbidity research, as well as to collaborate with others to determine the next steps to move international multimorbidity research forward.


  • September 26, 2019

    Palliative Care Journal Club – HoCUS POCUS - Ultrasound for Home Palliative Care

    Join us on Thursday, September 26, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. for this month's Palliative Care Journal Club. held at St. Joseph’s Hospice of London, London Life Community Room, on the 3rd Floor of the Sisters of St. Joseph’s Building. Hershl D. Berman, MD, FRCPC, will present, HoCUS POCUS - Ultrasound for Home Palliative Care.


  • September 20, 2019

    First Annual Medicine Update in Mental Health

    Registration is now open for the first annual Medicine Update in Mental Health: “Unraveling the enigma of headaches and mental illness” being held on Friday, September 20, 2019, and hosted by the Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Western University in collaboration with Psychiatry Programs of St. Joseph's Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre.


  • September 19, 2019

    Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds – Maternal antibodies in pregnancy: A review of best current practices for screening, diagnosis and management.

    Join us on Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 a.m. for Family Medicine’s Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds held at Victoria Hospital in Room E3-013. Dr. Instar Ayesha Mohar will present, Maternal antibodies in pregnancy: A review of best current practices for screening, diagnosis and management.


  • September 18, 2019

    Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series

    The Department of Family Medicine invites you to the annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series, "Family Practice: transitions and change. What does the future hold?" on September 18, 2019, in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine. We are pleased to announce Dr. David Loxterkamp, a family physician and author who lives and works in Belfast, Maine, as the 2019 Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series speaker. 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.


  • September 4, 2019

    Family Medicine Grand Rounds with Dr. Zayna Khayat

    Join us on Wednesday, September 4 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. Zayna Khayat, Future Strategist with SE Health, a health and social impact enterprise with a major focus on creating a better future for aging adults in their homes and communities, and adjunct faculty in the Health Sector Strategy stream at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto., will present, "The Future of Health."


  • June 26, 2019

    Faculty Development Teacher Series: Needs Assessments: What do I need to know?

    Join us for our next Faculty Development session on Wednesday, June 26, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., immediately following the Family Medicine Departmental meeting, in Room 1120 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Mr. Michael Brock and Dr. David Dixon present, "Needs Assessments: What do I need to know?"


  • June 13, 2019

    Geriatric Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds – Building a Dementia Friendly Community

    Join us on Thursday, June 13 at 8:00 a.m. for Geriatric Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds held at Parkwood Institute in Parkwood Auditorium B2-109. Susan Oster will present, "Building a Dementia Friendly Community."


  • June 13, 2019

    Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds – To push or not to push? Immediate versus delayed pushing during the management of the second stage of labour

    Join us on Thursday, June 13 at 7:30 a.m. for Family Medicine’s Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds held at Victoria Hospital in Room C3-301A. Dr. Nikki Quinn, PGY3, Enhanced Skills Program (Family Medicine Obstetrics), will present, "To push or not to push? Immediate versus delayed pushing during the management of the second stage of labour."


  • June 5, 2019

    Family Medicine Grand Rounds – Physical Activity Prescription in Chronic Disease: Pearls for Family Physicians

    Join us on Wednesday, June 5 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. Jane Thornton, MD PhD CCFP Dip Sport Med (IOC), will present, "Physical Activity Prescription in Chronic Disease: Pearls for Family Physicians."


  • May 29, 2019

    Faculty Development Researcher Series: Quality Improvement as Scholarly Activity

    Join us for our next Faculty Development session on Wednesday, May 29, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., immediately following the Family Medicine Departmental meeting, in Room 1120 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Dr. Scott McKay presents "Quality Improvement as Scholarly Activity."


  • May 24, 2019

    Indigenous Health Seminar with visiting guest lecture by Dr. Sarah Larkins

    The Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, in collaboration with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health, is pleased to invite you to attend our Indigenous Health Seminar featuring Dr. Sarah Larkins, Professor, Health Systems Strengthening, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Australia. Dr. Larkins will present, Strengthening Health Systems with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Across Northern Australia: "It's Not Just What You Do But How You Do It."


  • May 9, 2019

    Geriatric Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds – Paramedic High Risk Visiting Program

    Join us on Thursday, May 9 at 8:00 a.m. for Geriatric Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds held at Parkwood Institute in Parkwood Auditorium B2-109. Dustin Carter will present, Paramedic High Risk Visiting Program.


  • May 1, 2019

    Family Medicine Grand Rounds – Update in Human Papillomavirus

    Join us on Wednesday, May 1 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. Robyn Moxley will present, Update in Human Papillomavirus.


  • April 24, 2019

    Faculty Development Leader Series: Keep Calm and Accredit On

    Join us at a new date and time, on Wednesday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., immediately following the Family Medicine Departmental meeting, in Room 1120 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Dr. Jamie Wickett and Ms. Kelsey Klages present "Keep Calm and Accredit On."


  • April 4, 2019

    Geriatric Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds

    Join us on Thursday, April 4 at 8:00 a.m. for Geriatric Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds held at Parkwood Institute in Parkwood Auditorium B2-109. Dr. Amer Burhan will present, Agitation of Dementia: The Balance Between Individualized and Standardized Care.


  • April 3, 2019

    Family Medicine Grand Rounds – Do Canadians who study abroad make better residents than traditional international medical graduates (IMG)?

    Join us on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 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. Maria Mathews, PhD, will present, Do Canadians who study abroad make better residents than traditional international medical graduates (IMG)?


  • March 21, 2019

    Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds – Management of Opioid Use Disorder during Pregnancy: Best practices for mother and baby

    Join us on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 a.m. for Family Medicine’s Primary Care Obstetrics Grand Rounds held at Victoria Hospital in Room E3-013. Dr. Laura Lyons will present, Management of Opioid Use Disorder during Pregnancy: Best practices for mother and baby.


  • March 6, 2019

    Family Medicine Grand Rounds – Lyme Disease: What Every Family Physician Must Know Before Spring

    Join us on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 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. Scott McKay will present Lyme Disease: What Every Family Physician Must Know Before Spring.


  • February 27, 2019

    Faculty Development: Researcher Series – Ethics Submissions: What you need to know to submit your next application

    Join us at a new date and time, on Wednesday, February 27, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., immediately following the Family Medicine Departmental meeting, in Room 1120 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Patricia Sargeant and Adrienne Wakabayashi present Ethics Submissions: What you need to know to submit your next application.


  • February 13, 2019

    London Perinatal Rounds

    The Maternal Newborn Child and Youth Network (MNCYN) - Perinatal Outreach Program is hosting its annual Perinatal Rounds for family physicians (including residents) nurses and midwives on Wednesday, February 13, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Victoria Hospital, Sumner Auditorium (Rm. B2-119). These Rounds have been approved for both The College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro-M1 credits and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Maincert Section 1 credits.


  • February 6, 2019

    Citywide Department of Family Medicine Family Medicine Connections: Hospital and Community

    Join the Citywide Department of Family Medicine on Wednesday, February 6, at 7:45 a.m. for the Family Medicine Connections: Hospital and Community presentation, South West Regional Wound Care Program (SWRWCP): Integrated, evidence-informed skin and wound care management. The Family Medicine Connections meeting will be held in The Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, Room 1150. Family Medicine Grand Rounds will immediately follow.


  • February 6, 2019

    Family Medicine Grand Rounds – Integration of Point of Care Ultrasound in Family Medicine

    Join us on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 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. Kyle Carter will present Integration of Point of Care Ultrasound in Family Medicine.


  • January 31, 2019

    Palliative Care Journal Club: When it Comes to Death, There's No Place Like Home... Or is There?

    Join us on Thursday, January 31, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., in the London Life Community Room at St. Joseph’s Hospice of London, as Dr. Michael Tancio discusses "When it Comes to Death, There's no Place Like Home... Or is There?" as part of the Palliative Care Journal Club for London/Middlesex.


  • January 9, 2019

    Faculty Development: Encouraging Exemplary Behaviour and Remediating Lapses

    Join us on Wednesday, January 9, from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., in Room 1150 of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, as Drs. George Kim, Barbara Lent, and Wayne Weston present Encouraging Exemplary Behaviour and Remediating Lapses as part of the Department of Family Medicine's faculty development Teacher Series.