Departmental Updates - October 2019

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019

Undergraduate Program

We are recruiting some preceptors for the Francophone Community Preceptor Program. This program will give you the opportunity to have first or second year medical students coming for a few afternoons to shadow you. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to coorclin@uottawa.ca.

View a recruitment message from Dr. Antoine Gagnon

Family Medicine Coffee House

We are currently looking for participants to perform at the Atomic Rooster on November 28, 2019! Residents, students and staff from all faculties and all talents are welcomed! Sign up via Dr. Lydia Richardson (PGY2 Montfort) at lrich018@uottawa.ca !


Postgraduate Program

SOO Practice Exams Success

Practice SOO exams took place on Thursday October 3, 2019. Thank you to the 40 preceptors who acted as examiners for 139 residents for a total of 278 exams! Data will be shared with the units as soon as it’s available. 

2018-2019 CCFP(EM)'s

We are thrilled to announce that all our residents were successful on their Specialty Competency Exam in Emergency Medicine! On behalf of the EM-FM Program Director, Dr. Avik Nath, a sincere thank you to each member of the DFM who contributed to their success via exceptional teaching and mentoring. Congratulations! 

PGY3 Applications

PGY3 applications closed Friday October 4, 2019. We received well over 80 applications for our programs. We look forward to interviewing the amazing pool of applicants in the coming weeks!

OCFP Volunteers

Shout out to all residents and recent graduates who volunteered their time on the various Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) committees! Join us in thanking and celebrating this active and dedicated group! 

Family Medicine Coffee House

We are currently looking for participants to perform at the Atomic Rooster on November 28, 2019! Residents, students and staff from all faculties and all talents are welcomed! Sign up via Dr. Lydia Richardson (PGY2 Montfort) at lrich018@uottawa.ca !

FMF 2019 – Come Join us!

Come join the DFM team at the upcoming Family Medicine Forum (FMF) 2019! The event runs from October 30 – November 2 in Vancouver, BC and is always an exciting and inspiring event. View conference details.

Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) Annual Scientific Assembly

Join the Ontario premier family medicine conference! The OCFP's 57th Annual Scientific Assembly is taking place from November 28 to November 30, 2019 in Toronto. Dr. Kendall Noel, Director of Evaluations at the DFM, will be one of the Chairs of this event. View conference details.


Faculty Development

Departmental Assembly

Don't forget to join us for the Departmental Assembly on November 8! Our talented team is working hard to prepare an event to excite, inspire and encourage you to actively participate in our Department's vision and direction. Faculty members and staff are highly encouraged to attend and share their thoughts.

 

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