Improving the Quality of Life and Care of Persons Living with Dementia and their Caregivers


A CAHS expert panel on dementia released a report outlining priorities for a national dementia strategy. The assessment was conducted by distinguished multidisciplinary experts, including Drs. Howard Bergman and Isabelle Vedel.
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Dr. Marion Dove receives the McGill PGME Program Director Leadership Award


The award recognizes her outstanding commitment to enhancing residency education and her dedication to driving ongoing innovation to improve the program and the University. 
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Peking and McGill: Learning from Each Other to Improve Primary Health Care


On November 20, 2018, leaders from McGill University traveled to Beijing to attend the first Joint Symposium on Primary Health Care, From Policy to Action: Strengthening Primary Health Care as the Foundation of our Health Systems. 
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Discover Diversity and Dynamism of Family Medicine Practice

Family medicine is a front-line specialty that requires strong communication, scholarship and clinical judgment skills, as explained by astronaut Dr. David Saint-Jacques in this video produced by the Canadian Space Agency in collaboration with the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec.
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NAPCRG 2018: Insights From Students and Faculty Members

The Department of Family Medicine brought along an important number of graduate students, medical residents and faculty members to the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)’s Annual Meeting, which took place from November 9 to 13 in Chicago.
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Two New Faces in the Graduate Studies Division

The Department of Family Medicine is happy to announce the appointments of Drs. Kathleen Rice and Samira Abbasgholizadeh-Rahimi as assistant professors as of January 2019. 

Department of Family Medicine

The McGill Family Medicine Department is home to an exceptional community of primary health care professionals, researchers, students and support staff, whose mission is to contribute to the health of the population and the sustainability of the healthcare system in Quebec as well as in Canada and internationally, by training residents, medical students and other health care professionals, promoting innovation in practice, developing research and scholarly activity, promoting curriculum innovation and education research, and engaging in international and global health activities.