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Drs. Karen Schultz and Eva Purkey Receive CFPC Awards

Dr. Karen Schultz, Program Director, Postgraduate Education, and Dr. Eva Purkey, Program Director, Global Health, received Canadian Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) recognition at Family Medicine Forum on November 11, 2017. 

Dr. José Pereira Inaugural Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care Research

Dr. José Pereira has joined the department's Bowmanville-Oshawa-Lakeridge site as inaugural Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care Research, Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences. Dr. Pereira is recognized for his outstanding achievements and dedication to his work in family medicine and palliative care. Read Dean Richard Reznick’s announcement about this appointment here. (Posted August 2017)
 

Dr. Karen Schultz Earns CFPC Leadership Award

Dr. Karen Schultz has earned this year's College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Jim Ruderman Academic Family Medicine Leadership Award. Named in honour of Dr. Jim Ruderman, Chief of Family Medicine at Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital (WCH) from 1992 to 2014, this award recognizes outstanding family physician academics who embody qualities including wisdom, equanimity, compassion, and the capacity to attract and mentor talented individuals and forge them into a dynamic and productive team. (Posted July 2017)

Dr. Michael Green Appointed Department Head

Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean, Queen's Faculty of Health Sciences, has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Green as Head, Department of Family Medicine, effective July 1, 2017. (Posted July 2017)

Dr. Ruth Wilson Co-Chairs National Taskforce to Advance Rural Family Medicine

Dr. Ruth Wilson is co-chair of a national physician taskforce that has designed a road map for improving health care equity and accessibility for Canada’s underserviced rural population. The Rural Road Map for Action: Directions is a six-page report released by Advancing Rural Family Medicine: The Canadian Collaborative Taskforce – a joint initiative of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada. Dr.

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