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Department of Family Medicine Welcomes Yellowknife to the Team

DoFM residency program has a hand in setting up Canada's first circumpolar family medicine residency learning site.

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PEER Provides Summer Students with a Unique Learning Opportunity

Three medical students learn from a nationally-recognized evidence-based medicine research team.

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Researching the Response to COVID-19

Forward thinking researchers examine pandemic activity to prepare for future responses.

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CHANGE Expands its Reach to Support More Albertans

Successful program focused on improving health through positive lifestyle changes now offers family-based programming.

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A Critical Thinking Q & A

A Critical Thinking: A Q & A with Drs David Ross and Michelle Morros

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Medical Education Research Q & A

Shelley Ross, PhD, named president of the Canadian Association for Medical Education.

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We are in uncharted waters Doctors adjust as virtual appointments become the new norm

Family doctors, specialists find ways to assess patients remotely during pandemic

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You Are Not Alone

Research assistant aims to investigate how peer support interventions can help young people living with chronic pain.

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Healthcare providers work together to to bring family caregivers needs to light

Family medicine faculty member is leading efforts to provide support to an overlooked group of care providers

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Passionate Preceptor Trevor Day

Getting comfortable with uncertainty an essential part of medicine for family physicians and learners.

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Team Approach to Healthy Aging

With Canada's rapidly growing elderly population, the secret to healthy aging and compassionate care lies in teamwork

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Investigating Supportive Livings Impact on Health Care

Family medicine researcher looks at the impact of loneliness and social isolation on the use of health care.

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U of A diabetes projects receive first funding from new NOVAD fund

Three projects will tackle diabetes and obesity for seniors, youth and Canadian newcomers.

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Q and A with Dr Jessica Kirkwood

Dr. Jessica Kirkwood joined the Department of Family Medicine team as Assistant Professor on September 1, 2019.

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Canadians told to stop taking aspirin to prevent first heart attack and stroke

Canadian family physicians warned potential harm of daily dose outweighs benefits.

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Setting a Standard for Exercise and Physical Activity Promotion

Family medicine researcher hopes to inform a foundation for standardized exercise documentation

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What is my motivation

Medical student's summer research project leads her to reflect on learning journey and start planning for the future.

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Medical education research Q and A

Faculty are continually working to improve medical education through research.

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Graduating Co chiefs Q and A

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Dr Guy Blais Visits Radio Show for World Family Doctor Day

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