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Health TAPESTRY brings together people, communities and health care teams

Health TAPESTRY brings together people, communities and health care teams

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.

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Congratulations go out to McMaster Family Practice

Congratulations go out to McMaster Family Practice

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.

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Dr. Evan Adams announced as 2016 Carl Moore Lecturer

Dr. Evan Adams announced as 2016 Carl Moore Lecturer

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.

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Nancy Fowler announced as CFPC Executive Director, Academic Family Medicine

Nancy Fowler announced as CFPC Executive Director, Academic Family Medicine

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).

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Dr. John Sellors Scholarship Fund used to improve cervical cancer screening in rural China

Dr. John Sellors Scholarship Fund used to improve cervical cancer screening in rural China

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.

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Celebrating CHAP-EMS and Paramedics Services

Celebrating CHAP-EMS and Paramedics Services

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.

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Dr. Dee Mangin’s Research Recognized for its Potential Impact on Clinical Practice

Dr. Dee Mangin’s Research Recognized for its Potential Impact on Clinical Practice

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.

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Professor Emeritus inducted to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

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.

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McMaster Family Medicine Researchers Aim to Decrease Diabetes in the Philippines

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).

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Faculty Member Fundraises Medical Equipment

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.

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Primary Health Care Expert Advisory Committee Report Released

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.

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Congratulations Dr. May Cohen

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.

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Hamilton Recipients of Local Poverty Reduction Fund Grants

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.

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McMaster-UBC team receives $100,000 grant to study domperidone’s impact on new mothers

McMaster-UBC team receives $100,000 grant to study domperidone’s impact on new mothers

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.

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Department of Family Medicine announces faculty member hiring and promotions

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.

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Department of Family Medicine researchers recognized on Top 10 list

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.

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 Niagara physician and McMaster alumna wins Sibley Award for teaching

Niagara physician and McMaster alumna wins Sibley Award for teaching

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.

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Family physicians celebrate graduation in Brantford

Family physicians celebrate graduation in Brantford

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.

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McMaster doctor heading to Nepal to treat earthquake victims

McMaster doctor heading to Nepal to treat earthquake victims

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.

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