Departmental Updates - March 2019

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Undergraduate Program

58 students from the University of Ottawa matched to family medicine residencies this year.  The overall match rate for the class of 2019 is 98% for the University of Ottawa.  Congratulations to all who have matched!

Our first year medical students are currently completing their community preceptor program.  We are always looking to offer placements with physicians in the community for our students.  If you are interested in becoming a preceptor, please contact Donna: ugfmclerk@uottawa.ca


Postgraduate Program

2019-2020 Program Chief

Elections for our 2019-202 program chief opened up on February 8 2019 and we are pleased to announce that our new program chief is Kathryn Trebuss. Congratulations! Thanks to all those involved.

SOO Exams – February 28 2019

105 residents completed another round of practice SOO exams on Feb 28 2018.  A big thank you to all 40+ preceptors and administrative staff who made this event a success!


Faculty Development

Make your voice heard for the September 2019 DFM retreat
  • Tell why you did (or did not!) attend the 2018 Calabogie retreat
  • What do you want to see MORE of and LESS of for the September 2019 retreat?
  • This anonymous survey should take 3-5 minutes to complete.
  • Please complete by Monday, April 1

Take the survey now!

Faculty Development Day: Friday, May 10

Theme: "I'm so glad you are here!": Supporting MedEd diversity and inclusion

Register now for this free, accredited event. This draft agenda is subject to change.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fundamentals of professionalism: practical approaches to support learners requiring (R)emediation
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM LUNCH – tasty and spicy international cuisine
12:30 PM -
1:30 PM
"Spotting and mentoring the learner who is just not fitting: can weird be wonderful?"
1:30 PM -
2:30 PM
"Addressing unconscious bias in our teaching, assessment and promotion processes (and how to “call it out” when it happens!)"
2:30 PM -
2:40 PM
PM break: Dark chocolate sampling, coffee, fruit
2:40 PM -
4:40 PM
"Teaching the ideal family medicine care of trans-gender patients: making inclusive environments, helping transitions"

Register now


Community Teaching

Community Preceptor Retreat: March 22-23, 2019

Starting tomorrow! 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 arawley@uottawa.caif you have any questions.

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