DFCM welcomed its new Chair, Dr. Michael Kidd, on May 1st. Dr. Kidd has over 30 years’ experience as a family doctor, primary care researcher and medical educator, with special interests in the primary care management of HIV and viral hepatitis, mental health and Indigenous health. He is a medical graduate from The University of Melbourne, and has a doctorate in medical education research from Monash University.
May 9 / 2017
Nine faculty members from the Department of Family and Community Medicine have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and one to the rank of full Professor. This reflects the exceptional contributions these individuals have made to our Department. Thank you to each faculty member for your hard work in promoting education and scholarship within our University, as well as nationally and internationally. I look forward to learning more about this great work.
May 3 / 2017
In Uganda, located in East-Africa, where approximately 6000 women will die annually due to pregnancy-related complications, providing access to and encouraging women to use prenatal care provided by trained medical professionals is a major priority for the country.
Apr 17 / 2017
DFCM Faculty are invited to join us in guiding the development of future areas of focus for education scholarship at the DFCM. The Office of Education Scholarship has identified three Big Ideas, or pillars, on which to focus our scholarly activity: Person-Centred Care Big Data The Specialist Generalist in Family Medicine
Apr 3 / 2017