L'Hôpital Montfort is the only francophone community teaching hospital in Ontario. It provides a well-rounded experience in an environment where family physicians are respected and have excellent working relationships with specialists. Minimal hierarchy and high quality preparation for your future hospital role.

Contacts
 

Chief Residents

Unit Program Director

Unit Coordinator

Dr. Laura Forrest
[email protected]

Dr. Zhebin Hu 
[email protected]

Dr. Marjorie Pomerleau
[email protected]

Renelle Trepanier
[email protected]

About Us

A growing 273-bed hospital with 100 beds in family medicine, Montfort has a new family medicine unit and family health team as well as expanded out-patient care. The hospital also offers:

  • A community teaching programme in the heart of the national capital
  • A programme that caters to Eastern Ontario’s minority francophone community
  • A flexible programme (based on residents’ needs to the extent possible)
  • A real practice environment
  • Hospital and community practice
  • A decentralised family medicine unit
  • Varied and interesting diseases
  • A warm and caring francophone experience

Visit the Montfort Academic Family Health Team website

View a resident testimonial (in French)

Doctors talking to a patient in hospital ward

Teaching and Learning Opportunities

We offer strong training:

  • Based on the 4 principles of family medicine / CanMEDS / Triple C Curriculum

  • Personalized one-on-one supervision

  • Balanced, with varied practice, teaching and research

  • Based on a series of residency programmes including specialties

Patient Population

We specifically meet the needs of a minority Franco-Ontarian population by providing health care in the language of the patients and in a culture-sensitive fashion. Very diverse urban (Ottawa) and rural (Embrun, Hawkesbury, Plantagenet, Rockland and St-Isidore) patient population.

Rotation Outline

Note: 1 block = 4 weeks, 13 blocks per year

PGY1

PGY2

Family medicine (4 blocks of internships)

Integrated internships: Family medicine/Emergency/Geriatrics (6 blocks of internships)

Rural Medicine

Rural Medicine

Pediatrics (2 blocks of internships)

Perinatal

Internal medicine (2 blocks of internships)

Palliative care

Obstetrics

Community pediatrics

Emergency

Elective

Mental Health

 

Rheumatology

 

Sample Family Medicine Rotation

Note: Residents will have a maximum of 5 NA (non-assigned) shifts per 28-day block, including 2 weekends (Friday + Sunday, Saturday). The other 2 shifts will be on weekdays.

Week

 

SUN

MON

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

SAT

Week 1

AM

OFF

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

Post Call

FM Clinic

Academic day

On Call

 

PM

OFF

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

Post Call

FM Clinic

Academic day

On Call

Week 2

AM

Post Call

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

Post Call

 

PM

Post Call

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

Procedure Clinic

FM Clinic

Post Call

Week 3

AM

On Call

Post Call

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

FM Clinic

Academic day

OFF

 

PM

On Call

Post Call

FM Clinic

UMF direct supervision

FM Clinic

Academic day

OFF

Week 4

AM

OFF

Hospitalist

Hospitalist

Hospitalist

Hospitalist

Post Call

OFF

 

PM

OFF

Half day return

Hospitalist

Hospitalist

Hospitalist

Post Call

OFF