Resources and Teaching Tools
AFMC Primer on Population Health - A virtual textbook on Public Health concepts for clinicians.
The integration of Public Health concepts in clinical practice is essential to providing high quality healthcare. This Primer is tailored for medical students, students of other healthcare professions and all health professionals interested in improving their knowledge. Covering the population health objectives of the Medical Council of Canada, the Primer presents the population perspective of health that is relevant to clinical practice and illustrates how public health concepts can be used in clinical situations.
Denise Donovan, Université de Sherbrooke: Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau-Brunswick
Ian McDowell, University of Ottawa
with Duncan Hunter during 2008 and 2009, Queen’s University
Contributing authors are listed by their faculty of medicine from west to eastern Canada.
AFMC would especially like to acknowledge and thank Denise Donovan and Ian McDowell for their ongoing commitment to the development and continuous improvement of the Population Health Primer.
|University of British Columbia||Rick Mathias|
|University of Calgary||Laura McLeod
|University of Alberta||Jim Talbot|
|University of Saskatchewan||Allen Backman|
|University of Manitoba||William Libich|
|Northern Ontario School of Medicine||Vera Etches|
|University of Western Ontario||Mark Speechley|
|McMaster University||Julie Emili|
|University of Toronto||Ian Johnson
|Queen’s University||Duncan Hunter|
|University of Ottawa||Ian McDowell|
|McGill University||Joe Cox|
|Université de Sherbrooke||Denise Donovan|
|Université Laval||Yv Bonnier-Viger|
|Memorial University, Newfoundland||Catherine Donovan
Brenda Du Plessis - AFMC, Web Developer
The production of the Primer was funded through a contribution agreement generously provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada, Office of Public Health Practice, Professional Development Division.
Support in kind from the Centre de formation médicale du Nouveau Brunswick with the Université de Sherbrooke, the University of Ottawa and Queen’s University is gratefully acknowledged.