In this month's eNewsletter: Hockey Fans in Training (Hockey FIT) receives CIHR funding, Stratford faculty member, Dr. Leanne Peters, is in Pyeongchang, South Korea as the team doctor for Canada's Olympic Women's Hockey team, and Postgraduate Program Coordinator Sharon Story retires from Western.
Dr. Susan McNair is recognized with the Chief's Recognition Award, we congratulate Drs. Bailey, Cargill, McKay, and Schmidt, recognized by the OCFP as 2017 Awards recipients, and we go behind the scenes at the Central Lambton Family Health Team with faculty member Dr. Firas Al-Dhaher and second-year resident Dr. Cody Jackson.
In this month's eNewsletter: Moira Stewart is recognized by the North American Primary Care Research Group, the Family Medicine Professional Profile is introduced and championed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and Dr. Susan McNair and the Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Program partners with police.
In this month's eNewsletter: We congratulate our faculty who have received Ontario College of Family Physicians awards, celebrate Dr. Rob Petrella's Hockey FIT program, and meet our new Family Medicine Interest Group co-chairs.
In this month's eNewsletter: We celebrate our class of 2017 graduating residents, congratulate Dr. Stewart Harris and his team on receiving the prestigious Sandra Letton Quality Award, and we recognize and honour long-standing faculty members Drs. Jo-Anne Hammond and John Jordan for their years of service.
In this month's eNewsletter: We get ready to celebrate graduating residents, we say goodbye to retiring members of our postgraduate team, and we announce this year's Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series speaker.
In this month's eNewsletter: Resident Project Day is fast approaching and registration is now open, community faculty learn about entering the world of research, and we recognize and honour the achievements of our faculty who have received Schulich Awards of Excellence.
In this month's eNewsletter: The 2017 CaRMS match results in the best match in the Department’s history, Dr. Stephen Wetmore is re-appointed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Family Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and Dr. Robert Petrella announces new name for his research team within the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine.
In this month's eNewsletter: Dr. Leger's Study Buddy app enhances learning for family medicine trainees, the Department gives greetings to Moira Stewart on the occasion of her retirement, and Dr. Laura Clademenos talks about her strong, comprehensive experience in our Regional Program at the Mount Brydges site.
The Department of Family Medicine would like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season. Our office will close for the holidays on Friday, Dec. 23 and reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.
In this month's eNewsletter: we celebrate our achievements, hear how the Citywide Department of Family Medicine is working to bring family physicians back into the hospital care setting, and meet Dr. Alethea Anderson.
In this month's eNewsletter: we welcome Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu as this year's Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecturer, celebrate our faculty's achievements, and highlight the importance of faculty development.
In this month's eNewsletter: Dr. Stewart Harris is honoured as a member of the Order of Canada, the Center for Studies in Family Medicine announces two new research focused Adjunct Faculty members, and Dr. Pauline Boeckxstaens, from Ghent, Belgium, joins the department as a post-doctoral fellow on the PACE team.
In this month's eNewsletter: Resident Project Day registration is now open, Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu confirmed as the Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series speaker, Dr. Jane Thornton on the importance of physical activity in bettering overall health, and the department celebrates the work and retirement of Ms. Sheila Porter, Clinical Trials Coordinator.
In this month's eNewsletter: Palliative and End-of-Life Care (LEAP) is coming to the department, Family Medicine top residency choice for Schulich Medicine students in 2016 CaRMS match, and Dr. Kyle Carter looks to continue to foster the support he received as a learner with his residents and students in the Family Medicine training program.
In this month's eNewsletter: Dr. Stacey Valiquet succeeds Dr. Jo-Anne Hammond in the role of Medical Director at the Victoria Family Medical Centre, Drs. Bhooma Bhayana and Natalie Lovesey present Refugee Health 101 at an information session for Syrian refugees, and Dr. Sofia Cuba explains why she chose to pursue our MClSc in family medicine program.
In this month's eNewsletter: The department of family medicine welcomes CaRMS applicants, Family Medicine Study Guide is LIVE, and Dr. Wendy Kennette says leaving her longtime career as a cancer researcher to train as a family doctor in her hometown has definitely been worth it.
The department of family medicine would like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season. Our office will close for the holidays on Thursday, Dec. 24 and reopen on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada’s 12th Annual Family Doctor Week in Canada, took place November 9-14, coinciding with the annual Family Medicine Forum. This month we celebrate our faculty who were recognized for their achievements and their commitment to family practice.
Last month the Department of Family Medicine hosted the inaugural Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series. The event was a resounding success! Faculty, residents, staff and guests came together to honour and remember the founding Chair of the Department and one of the leading thinkers in the discipline of Family Medicine.
Welcome back from your summer break. As the fall quickly approaches the Department is busy prepping to host the inaugural Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture and the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine's Research Day.
Summer, and the end of the academic year, is fast approaching. Our newsletter will take a mini break and be back with a new look in September. Till then, be safe and enjoy the sunshine and the warmer temperatures.
As we near the end of the academic year the Department is set to celebrate our residents, staff and preceptors at Resident Project Day and Graduation. We also look forward to the inaugural Ian McWhinney lecture in September.
February is the first issue of our newsletter for this calendar year. This month we feature community-based faculty, program updates and information on our newly launched website, UME accreditation and published research studies.