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We are a Department focused on strengthening the impact of family medicine on the health and well-being of all people and their communities.

Our team is accomplishing this through collaboration, capacity building and person-centredness. Building on a 50 year history, we are changing the way health care is designed and delivered in Canada.

We innovate. We educate. We care.

Latest News and Announcements

  • Who We Are: Dr. Amanda Bell

    “It’s important that we better train doctors to cope with the demands of medical practice, so that more of them will stay well” – Dr. Amanda Bell, Niagara, Regional Assistant Dean, Associate Clinical Professor


  • The Art of Seeing (video)

    Compassion and empathy are crucial parts of working in health care; healthy self-care practices are part of maintaining those skills.  The Art of Seeing is a a visual literacy program developed in partnership with the McMaster...

  • Who We Are: Dr. Neil Arya

    “To improve health, you need to improve social conditions; I consider that to be a medical responsibility” – Dr. Neil Arya, author of Under-Served (2018) exploring health care and determinants in inner-city, Indigenous...

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