Family Medicine
‘Digital shield’ offers physically distant triage tool

‘Digital shield’ offers physically distant triage tool

Family Medicine professor Dr. Daniel Pepe describes it as “a digital shield” – a virtual COVID-19 triage tool designed to protect health-care workers while providing rapid care for patients now in use across Southwestern Ontario.

Martin advocates for doctor-patient ties

Martin advocates for doctor-patient ties

Dr. Danielle Martin knows her inspiration for changing the health-care system inside and out. ‘Abida’ was in her early 60s when she first became a patient of Martin, MD’03, in 2006. She had immigrated to Canada years earlier, the product of an arranged marriage to a...

Celebrating 50 years of Family Medicine

Celebrating 50 years of Family Medicine

Although it has been decades since Dr. John Sangster, MD’67, and his mother provided care for his ailing grandmother, the memories are still fresh. He clearly remembers the thoughtful, patient and caring approach of his family doctor. “He supported us and gave us the...

Program to connect around Indigenous cultures

Program to connect around Indigenous cultures

The upcoming Winter School in Indigenous Cultural Competency is not about telling people ‘this is how it’s going to be.’ Rather, it will be about building new and lasting relationships.

Bringing health to the community

When Merrick Zwarenstein graduated from a South African medical school in the early 1970s, he left with the scientific training required to be a doctor. But he felt as though the institution of medicine had been ignoring the most crucial part of medical care for generations – the patient.

RAG sends invite for new membership

RAG sends invite for new membership

What do professors do after they retire? Maintain Mexican villas? Call their investment advisers daily? Take their yachts around the world?