2019

January 2019 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: We celebrate the success of the CaRMS recruitment days, explore the implementation of a new curriculum in undergraduate medical education, and recognize the Undergraduate Teaching Awards recipients, Dr. Michael Craig (Full-Time Faculty), Dr. Jeffrey Price (Adjunct Faculty), Dr. Craig Kung (Resident).

February 2019 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: Dr. Stewart Harris is reappointed as the Canadian Diabetes Association Chair in Diabetes Management, Dr. David Loxterkamp, physician and author, is announced as the 2019 Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series speaker, and Dr. Stephen Wetmore discusses two treatment areas that are currently receiving increasing attention from Family Medicine, Opioid Use Disorder and Chronic Hepatitis C management.

March 2019 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: Maria Mathews, PhD, praises the collaborative approach championed by the Department of Family Medicine and the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Dr. Daniel Grushka is announced as the 2019 PARO (Professional Association of Residents of Ontario) Clinical Teaching Award recipient, and Dr. Stephen Wetmore discusses MyChartTM, a patient portal through which patients will have access to results in their electronic chart, coming soon to Southwestern Ontario.

April 2019 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: We recognize the 2019 Awards of Excellence recipients within the Department, celebrate the Public Health Agency of Canada's (PHAC) investment to help expand the Hockey Fans in Training (Hockey FIT) program across the country, and welcome Natalie Au, the newest full-time staff member on the Diabetes Alliance and a rising star in the emerging field of real-world hypoglycemia research.

May 2019 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: We meet Dr. Michelle Welch, celebrate Dr. Sonja Reichert, Assistant Professor in Family Medicine, on her appointment to the Brian W. Gilbert Chair in Primary Health Care in the Department of Family Medicine, and learn about Dr. Craig Olmstead's resident project, which looks at screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms.

 June 2019 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: We celebrate Dr. Robert Petrella on his recent appointment as Professor and Head (Chair), Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia, honour our resident graduates and award recipients, and recognize the success of the Hockey Fans In Training (Hockey FIT) program.

 September 2019 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: We honour the legacy of Dr. Ian McWhinney, celebrate the achievements of Drs. Linda Lee, Kamila Premji and Amrita Roy, and learn more about our resident leaders.

 October 2019 Newsletter

In this month's eNewsletter: We congratulate Dr. Scott McKay on his appointment as Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), learn how Dr. Andrea Sereda is providing care for at-risk people through two street-level programs and is advocating for change on how to combat the country's opioid crisis, and welcome new staff to the Lifestyle Research Team.