DoFM Monthly eNewsletter

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October 2018 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: We meet the PhD Candidates conducting their work in Family Medicine, learn more about our resident leaders, celebrate Dr. Rob Petrella and his team and their recent grant from the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and hear from Dr. Sharon Koivu and health leaders and advocates, as part of a panel discussion on the opioid crisis impacting our communities.

  •  September 2018 Newsletter

    In this month's eNewsletter: We celebrate the achievements of Drs. Henry Becker, Susan McNair and Jane Thornton, see the work of Dr. Stewart Harris carried forward by the Diabetes Alliance, a multidisciplinary research team located at the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, and meet the new Family Medicine Interest Group co-chairs.

    •  June 2018 Newsletter

      In this month's eNewsletter: We congratulate the Diabetes Research Team on receiving the Dean’s Award of Excellence for Team Innovation for their Indigenous Quality Improvement Program, honour our resident graduates and award recipients, and recognize Dr. Evelyn Vingilis on her Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals.


       May 2018 Newsletter

      In this month's eNewsletter: Drs. Tom Freeman, Barbara Lent, John Sangster and Stephen Wetmore reflect on the history of the department, Dr. Moira Stewart, former Director of the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine (CSFM) gives a fascinating presentation on the history of the Centre, and Dr. Robert Petrella and the Lifestyle Research Team welcome visiting researcher and post-doctoral research fellow Elaine Toomey, PhD from The National University of Ireland Galway (NUIGalway).

    •  April 2018 Newsletter

      In this month's eNewsletter: The Department of Family Medicine welcomes back Dr. Danielle Martin as the keynote speaker for our 50th Anniversary Celebration Lecture, we meet alumnus Dr. Joshua Shadd and Dr. Saadia Hameed, and recognize the 2018 Awards of Excellence recipients. 

    • March 2018 Newsletter

      In this month's eNewsletter: The Department of Family Medicine celebrates 50 years of academic family medicine, we meet Dr. Phil Vandewalle, community physician representative, and recognize Windsor Campus Awards of Excellence recipients.

    • February 2018 Newsletter

      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. 

      December 2017 Newsletter

        • In this month's eNewsletter:
      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.

        • November 2017 Newsletter

          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.

          • October 2017 Newsletter

            In this month's eNewsletter: We meet this year's Family Medicine chief residents, hear about the new Faculty Development Dispatch, and celebrate Family Doctor Week in Canada.

            • September 2017 Newsletter

              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.