December 2018 | Pour accéder à la version française de ce bulletin, cliquez ici .
Please note: The DFM offices are closed from December 22 to January 2, inclusive. Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays!

The DFM wishes you a very Happy Holiday Season! Enjoy our take on a famous scene from " Love Actually ." Watch our holiday video featuring Dianne Delva , Ed Seale , Aajab Abdulhussein , Eric Wooltorton , Grace Warmels and Marisa Duval .
Message from the Chair

As we approach the holidays and the end of 2018 it is a good time to reflect on the past year. One thought stands out for me. This has been a year of change! My best wishes to all faculty, staff residents and students, and your loved ones, for a warm and happy holiday.  
Message from the
Program Chief

As the holidays draw near, I want to take this opportunity to highlight the wide array of projects we (myself, the chiefs and the staff) have been working on in 2018.
Have a Delicious Holiday!

Looking to do some cooking over the holidays and need some inspiration? Check out some of the DFM staff’s favourite holiday recipes in the DFM Holiday Cookbook!
The Best of 2018

Below are the most read articles of 2018 that feature our amazing faculty and residents.
Your New Program Chief!

Hello to everyone at the DFM! My name is Grace Warmels , and I am honoured to be your first elected Program Chief Resident.

Supporting Olympic and Paralympic athletes in PyeongChang

Dr. Jessica Curran and Dr. Lindsay Bradley at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea.

CFPC Exam Tips from a
recent DFM Graduate

Dr. Rita Hafizi shares some advice to those residents completing their Certification Examination in Family Medicine.

What's next for our Grads?

How do our residents feel about completing our program? We caught up with three residents to hear their reflections on the program and plans for next steps.

Why Family Medicine?

Watch our video  to hear from our own students, residents and faculty members on why they've chosen to pursue a career in Family Medicine.

A Letter from Camp

On Friday, September 7, our hard-working residents spent their Academic Day at Camp Otterdale for the 2nd Annual Resident Retreat and a well-deserved break.

Important Notice: Problems accessing the
Virtual Campus (Brightspace)?

If you cannot access the Virtual Campus, you may need to reset your password with the University of Ottawa using their online support form . Select “Accounts/Password” as your subject, and in the detailed description, paste the following:
“Please reset the password of my uoAccess ID and ensure access to the Virtual Campus is enabled.”

If you know your uOttawa email (e.g. jdoe@uottawa.ca), please include it in the detailed description. Complete your contact information (if you do not know your student or employee number, put “0000”). Please enter commsdfm@uottawa.ca in the field titled “Notifying someone else about this request”.

Note that this will also reset the password for your uOttawa email and one45. It is recommended that you update your password after resetting to one you can easily remember. If you have any questions or require any assistance, please contact us . Thank you for your patience and understanding!
Join us for Research Grand Rounds on Thursday, January 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 
Smarter health care would centre on keeping people out of hospital . By: Dr. Barry Bruce. The Ottawa Citizen.

Nous, francophones du Canada, sortirons grandis de cette crise . By: Dr. Manon Denis-LeBlanc . Texte d’opinion, Bureau des affaires francophones

Une médecin de famille de Montfort honorée. Featuring Dr. Lyne Pitre. Radio-Canada
Calendar
 For details on each event, please access the Virtual Campus .

Saturday, December 22 to Wednesday, January 2
Holiday Break (DFM offices closed)

Monday, December 31
Deadline to submit an application for promotion

Friday, January 4
Academic Day

Friday, January 11
IMG Interviews

Monday January 14, 21 and 28

Thursday, January 17 to Friday, January 18 and Thursday, January 24 to Friday, January 25
CaRMS

Thursday, January 24