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.
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...
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...
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.
Family Medicine professor Rob Petrella is enticing overweight males to get healthy with something he feels is part of their everyday DNA – hockey.
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.
Moira Stewart knows hundreds of questions surround primary health care in Ontario. Now, the Family Medicine professor believes her newest project is well-positioned to provide some of the answers.
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s Department of Family Medicine will have new digs to call its own by 2013.
What do professors do after they retire? Maintain Mexican villas? Call their investment advisers daily? Take their yachts around the world?