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.
Chair's Message Dr. Stephen Wetmore responds to the recently released report from the Commonwealth Fund survey of primary care physicians in 10 countries asking about their readiness to care for patients with complex health needs.
Postgraduate Program Report The CaRMS recruitment weekend is rapidly approaching. This is always an exciting time of year where we have the opportunity to show our enthusiasm and demonstrate to applicants why ours is a great residency training program.
Graduate Program Report As the 2015 year draws to an end, we in the Graduate Program reflect on the past few months and the flurry of activity in MClSc completions they have brought. From June to December we have had six completions and expect another thesis defence in February 2016. This is indeed a record for the MClSc program and we are thrilled.
Connect with us Engage with faculty, staff, residents and students, join the conversation, share in our achievements, and enjoy video testimonials, interviews, public lectures and program updates.
Schulich Medicine Education Conference for faculty - April 1, 2016 Bringing together faculty from London, Windsor and across southwestern Ontario. This is your opportunity to hear about program updates, ask questions of senior leadership and choose from a variety of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshops to update your teaching and professional skills.
The Family Medicine Study Guide App coming January 2016 The Family Medicine Study Guide App, the first ever "Study Buddy" for Family Medicine, is coming January 2016. Created by assistant professor Dr. Daniel Leger, the app features 50 Original SAMPS (short answer management problems), 234 Short Answer Questions (w/ answer keys), 50 Rapid Fire Questions, Clinical Pearls, and much more.
Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day - June 1, 2016 Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day is encouraging Primary Health Care (PHC) researchers that have had meaningful patient/public involvement in their research to provide oral or poster presentations that include a patient/public member as a co-presenter on June 1, 2016 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Department Spotlight: Dr. Kathleen Milne For Dr. Kathleen Milne, early childhood memories of accompanying her mother on hospital rounds and getting ice-cream from the nursing staff continue to inspire her on her journey to becoming a family physician.
December 2015 Research and Publications The department of family medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is at the forefront of research in primary health care. Among the areas of focus for research are patient-centered care, clinical practice guidelines, health promotion, population health, care of the elderly, health services and information technology.
Events Save the date for the CaRMS interview weekend on Jan. 23 and 24, 2016. Mark your calendars for London Health Research Day 2016 on March 29 and the Schulich Medicine Education Conference on April 1, 2016.