Departmental Updates - February 2019

Posted on Friday, February 15, 2019

Undergraduate Program

Medical school interviews will be starting in February 2019.  Many of our faculty members are involved in this process.  Thank you in advance for the work you will be performing.

Do you know a First Nations, Métis or Inuit medical student interested in a career in Family Medicine? The CFPC offers a $10,000 scholarship to an Indigenous student. The Deadline is March 1, 2019. Apply now online.

Postgraduate Program

CaRMS 2019 – Thank you!

We successfully interview over 530 candidates over four days. Thanks to ALL who worked to make this event a success. Rank order lists have been submitted; the match results will be available February 26th 2019 and shared shortly after.

Multicultural Potluck – February 8 2019

During the lunch hour of the February 8 2019 Academic Day, our residents hosted a Multi-Cultural Potluck; the event was amazing! Thank you to Daniel Burd and Aymen Sellami for your efforts to make this event a success!

SOO Exams – February 28 2019

SOO Exams will take place on February 28th 2019. ALL residents will have the chance to perform two practice exams, which will take place at either the Montfort or Bruyere Clinics.

Faculty Development

Save the dates! Please join us for the next Faculty Development Half Day on Friday, May 10. CRAG and Orientation (including ETS1) will be on Friday, June 14. Stay tuned for more details!

Community Teaching

Community Preceptor Retreat: March 23-24, 2019

Registration is now closed! This year's theme for the Community Preceptor Retreat is, "Trials and Tribulations of Supervising Family Medicine Residents in a Community and Rural Setting." We are looking forward to this opportunity to reflect on our unique roles as community and rural supervisors, and how to broaden our horizons when teaching millennial learners. We are thrilled to have Dr. Lisa Moore planning and presenting at this year’s retreat! Please email Andrea Rawley at if you have any questions.

Journal Club

Thank you to everyone who attended the journal club on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Dr. Leonard Bloom’s house.

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