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Welcome to The Department of Family Medicine

David PriceWelcome to the Department of Family Medicine website! As you browse through our site, you will find detailed information on our Residency Program as well as many other initiatives taking place within our department, including highlights from Research, Education and our innovative programs.

The Department of Family Medicine is an academic department which offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Family Medicine. We are an exciting, rapidly expanding Department with over 300 residents and undergraduate learners taught, each year, by our more than 900 faculty members who are committed to providing the best possible training and learning opportunities for our learners.  More...

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Professor Emeritus inducted to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Dr. May Cohen, a professor emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine, has been inducted to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in recognition of a remarkable career that touched the lives of countless students, colleagues and patients.
Dr. May Cohen, a professor emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine, has been inducted to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in recognition of a remarkable career that touched the lives of countless students, colleagues and patients.

McMaster Family Medicine Researchers Aim to Decrease Diabetes in the Philippines

McMaster University's Department of Family Medicine researchers, and others from across the Faculty of Health Sciences, are working to decrease diabetes in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs).
McMaster University's Department of Family Medicine researchers, and others from across the Faculty of Health Sciences, are working to decrease diabetes in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs).

Faculty Member Fundraises Medical Equipment

Faculty member Lynn Dykeman, and her colleagues at Stonechurch Family Health Centre, have been close partners and friends to Hamilton’s large Kurdish community for many years.
Faculty member Lynn Dykeman, and her colleagues at Stonechurch Family Health Centre, have been close partners and friends to Hamilton’s large Kurdish community for many years.
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