News and Events
In the Health TAPESTRY program, trained volunteers visit people where they live. In these visits, they learn about what matters most to that person and their health.
Members of the Hamilton community have recognized Department of Family Medicine affiliated clinic McMaster Family Practice (MFP) as the top medical clinic in 2016 through The Hamilton Spectator’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
The Department of Family Medicine is excited to welcome Dr. Evan Adams, an Indigenous public health physician with the First Nations Health Authority of British Columbia, to the David Braley Health Sciences Centre on September 28, 2016 as the 2016 Carl Moore Lecturer.
Dr Nancy Fowler, an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, has been appointed to the role of Executive Director, Academic Family Medicine by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).
The Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce Ms. Li Dong as the recipient of the 2016 Dr. John Sellors Cervical Cancer Research and Training Scholarship Fund.
On Tuesday, May 24, a celebration at a City Housing Hamilton seniors’ residence marked both Paramedic Services Week and one year of the CHAP-EMS program running in Hamilton, Guelph and York Region.
The Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University is pleased to announce that the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) has recognized two recent studies by Dr. Dee Mangin for the significant potential each has to impact clinical practice. Just ten studies, called Pearls, were selected to receive the honour this year.
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 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 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.
We are pleased to share that the Primary Health Care Expert Advisory Committee report, entitled Patient Care Groups: A new model for population based primary health care in Ontario, has been released by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Dr Cohen- a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine- is one of six medical heroes who will be inducted into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 2016.
Ontario's Local Poverty Reduction Fund provides funding to support and evaluate community-driven poverty reduction initiatives and to build a body of evidence for effective poverty reduction programs.
Dr. Dee Mangin, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine, is part of a team receiving a $100,000 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to explore the impacts of the medication domperidone on women who are breastfeeding.
Dr. David Price, Chair, Department of Family Medicine
The Department of Family Medicine is excited to announce several new hires and promotions within our faculty group and leadership team. We are extremely proud to have so many committed full and part-time faculty who dedicate their time to our educational, clinical and academic goals.
Researchers from McMaster University’s Department of Family Medicine are part of a team being recognized for their contributions to both family medicine practice and demonstration of the unique value of family medicine research.
Amanda Bell, an assistant clinical professor of family medicine for the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine's Niagara Regional Campus, is the 2015 recipient of the John C. Sibley Award for excellence in education by part-time faculty.
Six family medicine residents graduated from the McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine on Wednesday as the first cohort of the Grand Erie Six Nations Clinical Education Campus‚ Brantford Centre.
It might be daunting to some to travel to a country that has been struck by two deadly earthquakes in one month, but Dr. Lynda Redwood-Campbell has no qualms about heading to Nepal.