Graduation Ceremony of Residents Who Have Completed the Francophone Family Medicine Training Program of New Brunswick, affiliated with the Université de Sherbrooke. 14 Residents Receive Their Diploma TodayFriday, June 13, 2008
The Beauséjour Regional Health Authority is proud to host the gaduation ceremony of residents who have completed the Francophone Family Medicine Training Program of New Brunswick affiliated with the Université de Sherbrooke, today, at the Amphithéâtre room of the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Regional Hospital.
The Beauséjour Regional Health Authority is honoured to announce that among those 14 residents, seven have chosen to establish their practice in the South-East area of New Brunswick. These new doctors are: Dr. René Robichaud (Richibucto), Dr. Josée Sirois (Richibucto), Dr. Stéphanie Melanson (Shediac), Dr. Marie-Andrée LeBlanc (Dieppe), Dr. Patrice Landry (Moncton), Dr. Amel Fekhar (Moncton) and Dr. Marie-Claude Bourdages (Saint-Antoine).
All the students of the final year of the Francophone Family Medicine Training Program of New Brunswick have received their graduate studies diploma from the Université de Sherbrooke and will soon be qualified to practice family medicine anywhere in Canada.
Under the supervision of Dr. Michel H. Landry, director of the Family Medicine Unit of Dieppe, the residents have completed a 24 month training program in family medicine and in different specialties in the Regional Health Authority Four, the Acadie-Bathurst Regional Health Authority, the Restigouche Health Authority and the Beauséjour Regional Health Authoritiy. Photo Caption : the residents, from left to right: Bottom row: Dr. Marie-Claude Auger, from St-Sauveur (Québec); Dr. Marie-Claude Bourdages, from Bathurst; Dr. Luce Thériault, from Edmundston; Dr. Josée Sirois, from St-Jacques; Dr. René Robichaud, from Petite Aldouane; Dr. Patrice Landry, from Drummondville (Québec); Dr. Stéphanie Melanson, from Grande-Digue. Top Row: Dr. Catherine Benoit, from Montréal, (Québec); Dr. Dominique Godin, from Caraquet; Dr. Josée Heppell, from Repentigny (Québec); Dr. André LeClerc, from Grand-Sault; Dr. Diane Albert, from Edmundston; Dr. Amel Fekhar, from Algeria and Dr. Marie-Andrée LeBlanc, from Campbellton.
The Family Medicine Unit offers health services to approximately 24 000 patients. The unit also has a teaching mandate, as the 13 doctors play a teaching role in the Francophone Family Medicine Training Program of New Brunswick, as well as in the training of clinical clerks, students mainly from the Université de Sherbrooke and of different medicine faculties in Québec. Research in primary care is also part of the unit’s mandate.
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