Graduate Program Report

The 2018-19 Family Medicine graduate programs academic year will launch with our on-site sessions from September 17 to 26 on the first floor of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine (WCPHFM). This year we welcome two new MClSc students and one PhD student.  We look forward to having our new and returning students from across the globe with us.

We invite you to join us during our on-site on Monday, September 24 for Dr. Britta Laslo’s thesis defence (Transitions in Medical Education) public lecture that is scheduled to take place at 12:00 p.m. in WCPHFM, room 1120.

We are pleased to announce that two of our current PhD students’ research work in Family Medicine will be showcased at the Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series Day on September 26.  Dr. Kamila Premji will present on Patients’ Access to Primary Care and Dr. Helena Piccinini-Vallis will present on Women’s Gestational Weight and Their Children’s BMI.

Dr. Caroline Rebicki, a current MClSc student and a teacher at Positivo University Medical School (Curitiba, Brazil) has started to incorporate what she has learned in the MClSc Program into the way in which the residency program is taught in the Public Health / Family Medicine disciplines at Positivo University Medical School, Curitiba, Brazil.  Watch a short video of the work Dr. Rebicki has been involved in.