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Academic Forum

This informal series is to provide a forum for presentations and discussion of research and related academic scholarship relevant to family practice.


Academic- Forum

February 26th, 2015 Academic Forum

Developmental Coordination Disorder in Children: The CATCH study

Presenters:  John Cairney, Department of Family Medicine


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November 27th, 2014 Academic Forum

Improving Advance Care Planning in General Practice: The i‐GAP Project

Presenters: Dr. Michelle Howard, Dawn Elston & Aaron Bonham, Department of Family Medicine


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February 27th, 2014 Academic Forum

Exercise Rx: Preventive Medicine in Primary Care

Presenters:  Matt Kwan, Department of Family Medicine

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November 28th, 2013 Academic Forum

Frailty in Seniors. So what?

Presenters:  Dr. Cheryl Allaby, Department of Family Medicine


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September 26, 2013 Academic Forum

Health Links & TAPESTRY: The Intergalactic Health Care Revolution

Presenters:  Drs. Lisa Dolovich, Doug Oliver, Cathy Risdon


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April 25, 2013 Academic Forum

Primary care practices as organizations: what are the elements that drive transformation?

Presenters:  Dr. Michelle Howard

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February 28th, 2013 Academic Forum

Predicting international medical graduate success at college certification exams

Presenters:  Inge Schabort & Lawrence Grierson - Department of Family Medicine


Assessment of reflective writing: Evaluation of a standardized Rubric

Presenters:  Samantha Winemaker, Joyce Zazulak & Michelle Howard – Department of Family Medicine

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March 22nd, 2012 Academic Forum

Living Everyday Above-And-Beyond Pain (LEAP) -- What we learned about a new chronic pain program

Presenters:  Dale Guenter, Maria Chacon, Ric Angeles, and Miriam Wolfson - Department of  Family Medicine

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January 26th, 2012 Academic Forum

Preceptoring International Graduates

Presenters:  Basanti Majumdar and Sheryl Boblin, School of Nursing

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June 23rd, 2011 Academic Forum

Representation of Action and Medical Education

Presenter:  Lawrence Grierson, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine

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March 24th, 2011 Academic Forum

Primary Care Memory Clinics: An opportunity for enhanced dementia care and teaching

Presenter:  Linda Lee, Director, CFFM Memory Clinic, The Centre for Family Medicine

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January 27th, 2011 Academic Forum

The Book of Quality: Unveiling the polished product and what the characters had to say (The new Quality Book of Tools will be showcased, and results of qualitative interviews from Stonechurch and McMaster Family Practice "After Quality" will be presented.)

Presenters:  Linda Hilts and Michelle Howard

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October 28th, 2010 Academic Forum

Influenza Signs and Symptoms:   Agreement between Medical Records & Participants in the Hutterite Influenza Study

Presenter: Angela Barbara

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March 25th, 2010 Academic Forum

Seniors Collaborative Care Program, Lessons Learned

Presenter: Dr. Ainsley Moore, Joy White, Shelly House, and Amjed Kadhim

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January 28th, 2010 Academic Forum

“Why can’t Johnny tie his shoelaces?” 
Developmental Coordination Disorder in Children: Implications for Primary Care

Presenter: Dr. John Cairney

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November 19th, 2009 Academic Forum

Moving Towards Competence Based Education: Building on the Literature

Presenter: Dr. Michel Donoff

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March 26th, 2009 Academic Forum

The Integration of Rehabilitation into Primary Health Care for Adults with Chronic Illnesses: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Presenter: Lori Letts, for Julie Richardson, David Chan, Sue Baptiste, Mary Edwards, Liliana Coman, David Price, Linda Hilts, Paul Stratford, and Mary Law


January 22, 2009 Academic Forum

A Scoping Literature Review of Primary Care and Public Health Collaboration: Opportunities and Challenges

Presenter: Ruta Valitis RN, Phd, for Ruth Martin Misener RN, Phd


December 18, 2008 Academic Forum

A) Systems Innovation to Improve Prescribing in the Community and Long-Term Care

Presenter: Dr. Alex Papaioannou

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B) Interprofessional Primary Care Geriatrics: A Pilot Study

Presenter: Dr. Ainsley Moore


October 23, 2008 Academic Forum

Challenges and Celebrations in a Primary Care Interdisciplinary Practice Environment: Themes Identified from the McMaster Family Health Team Interprofessional Mentorship and Evaluation (MIME) Program

Presenter: Dr. Gina Agarwal


Academic Forum Archives


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