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May 23 2018

FMRQ’s Medical Resident Day

On May 11, 2018, the FMRQ held its yearly Medical Resident Day. The two symposiums held during the Day—Symposium on Balancing Residency and Personal Life, and Symposium on PREMs in FM—were a huge success, attracting 450 and 300 residents, respectively. 

May 23 2018

Updated Bibliotherapy Section

The FMRQ recently updated the bibliotherapy section on its website. You can now find self-help books, mobile apps and podcasts on a variety of subjects such as anxiety/stress, meditation and burnout. You will surely find a resource to meet your needs!

April 16 2018

Updated PEMs in Specialties section on FMRQ's website

Over the past few weeks, the Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec has made some major changes in the PEMs/PREMs in FM section of its website. The completely updated section now allows you to find the information you need, at a glance.

April 14 2018

PEMs/PREMs in FM - Modifications

Please note that the PREM application process is now changing. An email will be sent to all family medicine residents once the process is formalized. The information will also be available on our website.

If you have any questions, please contact Mme Geneviève Coiteux, coordonnatrice – médecine familiale, gcoiteux@fmrq.qc.ca, 1 800 465-0215 / 514 282-0256

March 19 2018

Symposium on PREMs in Family Medicine

Finding the perfect PREM: impossible mission?

At the Centre Mont-Royal, on May 11, 2018, will be held the FMRQ’s Symposium on PREMs in Family Medicine. You will have the opportunity to listen to a presentation on the PREM application process, followed by an informal cocktail, where you will meet with representatives of the various regional departments of general medicine (DRMGs), to discuss their regions’ needs and special features with them.

All medical residents are released, with no financial or academic penalty (75% rule). Nevertheless, you must maintain regular call duty in hospitals.

To register, click here.

March 19 2018

Symposium on Balancing Residency and Personal Life

May 11, 2018, at Centre Mont-Royal

Balancing residency and personal life: impossible mission?

This is the question that will be discussed at the Symposium on Balancing Residency and Personal Life, as part of the FMRQ’s Medical Resident Day. Activities will begin at 9:30 and a lunch will be served, during which the 2018 Excelsior Awards will be presented.

All medical residents are released, with no financial or academic penalty (75% rule). Nevertheless, you must maintain call duty in hospitals.

To register, click here.

February 28 2018

Research Grants

The Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec gives the possibility to all medical residents to submit projects to its Grant program for research projects on postgraduate medical education. Each project is evaluated on merit, but also on the basis of the budget required for its implementation. Residents submitting a project must be supervised by a staff physician or a research team. Maximum funding per research project is $10,000. Recipients must provide progress reports, as well as a justification of expenditures during the course of the project. Projects must be submitted by November 1, 2017 for the first review session; and by April 1st, for the second review session. Reviews for the fall 2017 competition will be sent by January 30, 2018, and by June 15 for the spring 2018 competition.

November 22 2017

Excelsior Awards 2018

The Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec is now launching the nomination process for the 2018 Excelsior Awards, to underscore medical residents’ involvement in their workplace and training environment. The jury will give preference to projects that have a positive impact on nominees’ own community and the medical community, and those offering the prospect of enhancing medical residents’ health and wellness.

September 25 2017

The new detailed prescription drug invoice from your pharmacy

Since September 15, 2017, your pharmacy’s prescription drug invoice will be more transparent. It will show the following : 

September 24 2017

Book therapy

100 small ways to quit worrying: your bedside read for the month!

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