Events

  • November 13, 2019

    Symptoms in Family Practice: New Findings Using EMR Data

    Guest speakers include: Dr. Tim olde Hartman and Dr. Peter Lucassen, Radboud University, The Netherlands: Dr. Tom Freeman and Dr. Dan Leger, Family Medicine, Western.


  • September 18, 2019

    Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series

    Mark your calendars, the fifth annual Dr. McWhinney Lecture will take place on September 18, 2019.


  • November 15 2019

    International Multimorbidity Symposium

    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.


  • June 5, 2019

    Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day 2019

    Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day will be held at the Delta Hotel, Toronto, ON, on June 5, 2019.


  • May 24, 2019

    Indigenous Health Seminar with visiting guest lecture by Dr. Sarah Larkins

    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."


  • Tuesday April 30 2019

    London Health Research Day

    Save the Date for London Health Research Day Tuesday April 30, 2019 at the London Convention Centre.


  • January 12,2019

    Diabetes Clinical Trials Update

    The 4th Annual Diabetes Clinical Trials Update (CTU) is coming to London, Ontario on Saturday, January 12th, 2019.


  • November 14 - 17, 2018

    Family Medicine Forum 2018

    Family Medicine Forum (FMF) is Canada's largest conference for family physicians. This year the conference will be held November 14 to 17, 2018 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.


  • November 9-13, 2018

    North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting 2018

    The 46th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) will be held November 9 - 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.


  • September 26, 2018

    Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series - Showcasing our PhD Students' Research

    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine - Showcasing our PhD Students' Research. 1 - 2 pm. Sept 26, 2018


  • September 26, 2018

    Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Sept

    Save the date for the fourth annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture on September 26, 2018.


  • June 6, 2018

    Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day 2018

    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.


  • May 30, 2018

    Celebration Lecture - Family Medicine 50th Anniversary

    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.


  • Wed. April 11, 2018

    Research Incubator April 11 2018

    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


  • Wed. February 7, 2018

    Grand Rounds Feb 7_Striving for Work Life Balance: Perils and Pearls

    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.


  • November 17 - 21, 2017

    North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting

    The 45th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) will be held November 17 to 21, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel.


  • November 17, 2017

    2017 Annual Carol Buck Lecture

    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"


  • November 8 - 11, 2017

    Family Medicine Forum 2017

    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.


  • September 23 & 23, 2017

    40th Anniversay Celebration - Master of Clinical Science Program in Family Medicine



  • Friday July 28, 2017

    Diabetes: The Life and Times of a Modern Epidemic



  • Wednesday March 1, 2017

    Grand Rounds: Patient-Centred Care for Persons with Multimorbidity

    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


  • Wednesday March 7 2017

    Free Event_March_7, 2017_Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Working Group on Pragmatic Trials

    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.


  • Wednesday March 29 2017

    Seminar on the Periodic Health Visit - March 29

    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.


  • May 31, 2017

    Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day 2017

    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.


  • November 12-16, 2016

    North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting

    The 44th Annual Meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)will be held November 12-16, 2016 in Colorado Spring, Colorado at The Broadmoor Hotel & Resort.


  • November 9-12, 2016

    Family Medicine Forum_2016

    Family Medicine Forum, or FMF is Canada's largest annual conference for family physicians. This year the conference will be held November 9-12, 2016 in Vancouver at the Convention Centre.


  • Wed Oct 12, 2016

    Research Presentation: “The Failure of the PSA Test: what exactly has failed and do we have the intellectual tools to analyze it?”

    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 Time: 10:30-12:00 Place: Meeting Room 2005, Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine (second floor)


  • September 21, 2016

    2nd Annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series

    Dr. Marie-Dominique Beaulieu, professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine, University of Montreal has been announced as the 2016 Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series speaker.


  • Wed August 10 2016

    Multimorbidity Symposium



  • September 21, 2016

    Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series - Save the Date

    Save the date for the second annual Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.


  • April 19, 2016

    Population Health Surveillance: A Focus on Canadian and Indigenous Health

    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.


  • Wed April 20, 2016

    CSFM_Research Committee Incubator April 20

    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.


  • Wed June 1, 2016

    Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day

    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


  • November 11-14, 2015

    Family Medicine Forum

    Family Medicine Forum (FMF) will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from November 11 to 14. Registration deadline is October 27.


  • October 24-28, 2015

    NAPCRG Annual Meeting

    The 43rd Annual North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)is taking place in Cancun, Mexico from October24-28th.


  • Wednesday September 23, 2015

    Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecture Series

    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".


  • June 4, 2015

    Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day June 4, 2015

    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.


  • May 20, 2015

    Awards of Excellence

    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.


  • April 1, 2015

    London Health Research Day 2015

    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.


  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015

    Enhancing Collaboration Between Primary Care and Public Health

    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. mphdirector@schulich.uwo.ca. Complimentary hot lunch for attendees.