You are invited to attend the International Multimorbidity Symposium held on Friday, November 15 at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. This Symposium is being co-presented by the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and the Department of Family Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. Attendees will have an opportunity to present and hear about ongoing and future multimorbidity research, as well as to collaborate with others to determine the next steps to move international multimorbidity research forward.
The Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, in collaboration with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health, is pleased to invite you to attend our Indigenous Health Seminar featuring Dr. Sarah Larkins, Associate Dean, Research, College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Australia. Dr. Larkin will present, Strengthening Health Systems for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Across Northern Australia: "It's Not Just What You Do But How You Do It."
Save the Date for Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day 2018
Please join us for the Trillium Primary Health Research Day on Wed. June 6, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen St West, Toronto, hosted by the INSPIRE-PHC Research Program.
The Department of Family Medicine is hosting a 50th Anniversary Celebration Lecture on May 30, 2018 at 1 pm. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Danielle Martin, MD'03, alumna, family physician and Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and School of Public Policy & Governance at the University of Toronto.
As part of the Department of Family Medicine Faculty Development sessions, a Research Incubator will be held April 11, 2018.
Time: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Lecturers: Drs. Saadia Hameed, Daniel Leger and Merrick Zwarenstein
Location: Room 1150, Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine
Judith Belle Brown, PhD will be presenting "Striving for Work/Life Balance: Perils and Pearls" and sharing research findings and lessons from several studies. This presentation will be presented at the Ground Rounds in Family Medicine on Wed Feb 7th, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. in WCPHFM Room 1150.
Dr. Stewart Harris, CM, MD, MPH, FCFP, FACPM, Professor, CDA Chair in Diabetes Management, Ian McWhinney Chair of Family Medicine Studies, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, will present: The Annual Carol Buck Lecture: "Diabetes and the Sweetness of Life"
Family Medicine Forum or FMF is Canada's largest conference for family physicians. This year the conference will be held November 8 to 11, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec at the Palais des congrès de Montreal.
Join us on Wednesday, March 1 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for Family Medicine Grand Rounds in the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine Building, Room 1150. Dr. Martin Fortin and Moira Stewart, PhD. will provide a presentation on Patient-Centred Care for Persons with Multimorbidity.
FOLLOWING GRAND ROUNDS: GREETINGS TO MOIRA STEWART
The Centre for Studies in Family Medicine invites the Department of Family Medicine’s Faculty and Staff to give greetings to Moira Stewart on the occasion of her retirement.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
9:30 – 11 a.m.
Room 1150, Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine
Light refreshments will be provided
The Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit working group on pragmatic trials is hosting a free event in Toronto on March 7th. The Pragmatic Trials Workshop will feature speakers from across Ontario and beyond (including Dr. Merrick Zwarenstein, Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western) with significant expertise in development, delivery and analysis of pragmatic trials – particularly with a patient-oriented perspective. Details of the program and the invitation for the event are attached. This will be a great opportunity for all those engaged in trials across the province and beyond.
Join us for an interactive seminar, facilitated by Cathy Thorpe, with presentations by Mark Speechley, PhD and Heather Maddocks, PhD.
Title: Periodic Health Visits: They're complicated!
Date: Wednesday, March 29
Time: 12:00 - 1: 00 p.m.
Location: Room 1150, Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine (WCPHFM)
Lunch will be provided for attendees beginning at 11:45 a.m.
The deadline to register for this free event is March 24.
Email Maureen Kennedy to RSVP.
If you can't make it in person, please join us live on our livestream channel.
Should you experience difficulties connecting, please contact ETMS at 519-661-2111 ext. 83035 for assistance
This seminar is hosted by the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine and the Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health.
Please join us for the Trillium Primary Health Research Day on May 31, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen St West, Toronto, hosted by the INSPIRE-PHC Research Program.
Registration deadline: May 19 Abstract submission deadline: May 1.
Dr. Fred Arthur will be giving a presentation on “The Failure of the PSA Test: what exactly has failed and do we have the intellectual tools to analyze it?”
Everyone is encouraged to attend.
Date: October 12
Place: Meeting Room 2005, Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine (second floor)
Epidemiology and Biostatistics students from The Population Health Surveillance course will present their original research that looks closely at the health of Canadians and Indigenous peoples. There will a total of three presentations highlighting the findings from each project.
Prof. Kate Hunt from Glasgow University will be our guest speaker for the April 20 CSFM_Research Incubator. Her topic is titled: Negotiating challenges, partnerships and positive outcomes in delivering and evaluating health promotion interventions in collaboration with community-based, non-health sector organisations: Perspectives from Football Fans in Training and other case studies.
Please join us for the Trillium Primary Health Research Day June 1, 2016 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, hosted by the INSPIRE-PHC Research Program (Dr. Moira Stewart, lead)
Registration deadline:May 20
Abstract submission deadline:May 2
The first Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series hosted by the Department of Family Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University will be held Wednesday, September 23, in room 1150 of The Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine. Dr. Michael Kidd, President of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) will give the inaugural lecture "The Importance of Being Different".
Trillium is primary health care focused, Ontario based research day. Researchers, clinicians, decision makers and students interested in primary health care research in Ontario are encouraged to attend and submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation.
The website is now open for registration and abstract submission.
Every year, the Celebration of Excellence honours the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and provides an opportunity to recognize and encourage the ongoing development of outstanding talent found here.
London Health Research Day is the largest research day of its kind in Ontario. Each year, more than 600 people attend this event. Together, participants represent health science labs from across the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Robarts Research Institute, Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London.
You are invited to attend an interactive seminar facilitated by Dr. Ruta Valaitis, McMaster University, and Dr. Tom Freeman, Centre for Studies in Family Medicine.
Wed. Feb. 11, 2015 from 12:30 to 3:00 P.M.
Room 1150 Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine
Register for free event by Feb. 9. email@example.com.
Complimentary hot lunch for attendees.