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Finding a family doctor seems to be a particular problem in Montreal. One quarter of Quebec’s population doesn’t have a family doctor but it is up to 40% on the island of Montreal, while in the rest of Canada, this number is closer to 15%. Come to hear experts speak about why this is a problem and some of the possible solutions. Then join in the conversation!
When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at 6 p.m.
Where: Maison de la culture Côte-des-Neiges, 5290 Chemin de la Côte-des-Neige, Montreal (Côte-des-Neiges metro)
Presentation will be in English but questions can be in French or English – Free Entrance – Healthy Snacks

  • Jean-Frédéric Lévesque – PhD, Scientific Director at Institut national de santé publique du Québec
  • Jeannie Haggerty – PhD, McGill Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine, based at St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Gérard Van Gurp – MD, Emergency Physician at St. Mary’s Hospital Center and Medical Director of the McGill Nurse Practitioner Program
  • Dr Elizabeth Robinson – MD, FRCPC, Family Physician at CLSC Saint-Louis-du-Parc and Specialist in Public Health and Preventive Medicine

The discussion will be moderated by Loreen Pindera, CBC journalist.
To register, please call 514-345-3511, ext. 5056, or email