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Nancy Rogers  –  News
Friday, November 3, 2023
The annual Dr. David Gass Memorial Walk was held on Nov. 3rd at Point Pleasant Park. Dr. Gass loved to walk, and this event gives colleagues, family, and friends the opportunity to remember a kind, wise, and a wonderful mentor.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Monday, October 2, 2023
Starting in 2024, two graduating MD students will each receive the James Walker Wood, MD, Award in Medicine valued at $100,000—the largest ever individual prize for MD graduates at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Medicine. To qualify, recipients must demonstrate financial need and be entering a Family Medicine Residency at Dalhousie, specifically serving a rural or remote communities in the Maritimes.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
We all have family, friends, colleagues and neighbours who have been waiting to find a family doctor or nurse practitioner and struggling to access the health care they need when they need it. Primary care -- services to meet our day-to-day health needs, from family doctors, nurse practitioners and other team members -- is under enormous pressure in Nova Scotia and across the country.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Monday, September 18, 2023
Faculty Development is pleased to announce Dr. Searle has been chosen as the recipient of the Faculty Development Leadership Award 2023.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Thursday, September 7, 2023
Dr. Joanna Zed's article "Virtual interprofessional (VIP) education, a family medicine-occupational therapy-physiotherapy collaborative experience: the perspectives of patients, learners and providers on the opportunities and challenges" was published in the Journal of Interprofessional Care.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Monday, August 14, 2023
DFM's Primary Care Research Unit Director Dr. Emily Gard Marshall was recently interviewed by CIHR for her research in equity and access to primary care.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Cathy Charles' legacy and impact will continue to resonate within our department for years to come.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Monday, June 19, 2023
We are thrilled to share that Dr. Joanna Zed was chosen as the recipient of the 2022 Faculty of Medicine Award of Excellence in Academic Leadership.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Thursday, June 15, 2023
Dr. Karen McNeil was instrumental in the development of a tool on promoting capabilities for adults with IDD.
Jane Gaffney  –  News
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Helena Piccinini has been officially appointed as the Research Director in the Department of Family Medicine for a five-year term.
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