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Victoria Core Family Medicine
Victoria

Address

60 Chesley Ave

Community:

London

Interests:

  • 2 Faculty provide intrapartum obstetrics
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Palliative care
  • Domestic violence
  • Minor surgical/office procedures

Faculty to Resident Ratio:

1:2

Staff:

  • Dr Hammond
  • Dr Pawelec
  • Dr Valiquet
  • Dr Wickett
  • Dr Wetmore


Academic AspectsEdit

PreceptorsEdit

Team A: Dr. Hammond

Great teacher, excellent supervision and hands on experience. Terrific opportunity for getting experience in Family Medicine and Obstetrics. Very well organised.

Team B: Dr. Pawelec

Team C: Dr. Valiquet and Dr. Grushka Dr. Grushka: winner of 2013 teaching award (amazing preceptor: fun and does a lot of teaching around acute medicine. He works part-time as an Emerg Doc at Strathroy ER) Dr. Valiquet: incredibly warm personality, loves teaching, always supportive and willing to discuss cases/concerns.

Team D: Dr. Wickett/ Dr. Wetmore/Dr. Mawhinney

Dr. Wickett, a physician with excellent bedside manner particularly important when working with a population with special mental health and social needs. She has a special focus on medical education and is the current internal director of the program. Another special interest: care of elderly at Parkwood hospital

Dr. Wetmore and Dr Mawhinney work on the team 1-2 times per week and both have a strong interest in obstetrics, women's health and procedures

Teaching to Service ratio:Edit

Generally it's 1 preceptor to 1 or 2 residents and occasionally a medical student

Other LearnersEdit

LocationEdit

Practice PopulationEdit

Team D: A high proportion of lower socioeconomic patients with numerous social problems on top of your average Family Medicine presenting complaints. Good mixture of Age demographics, newborns to seniors.

CommunityEdit

East of Adelaide. A number of great community services that can assist with patient problems. Clinic attached to Shopper's Drug Mart.

Plenty of great places to eat: Italian Sanwiches, Scotia Isle Bakery, Green Lantern, BBQ chicken, Subway, etc.

AccomodationsEdit

Week in the Life of... Edit

Monday: AM sign in rounds to start. Weekend on call resident will present pts seen on weekend as well as a case study.

Clinic from 9-12

Lunch

Clinic 13-1700


Tuesday - 1 Tuesday a month at Parkwood with Dr. Jamie Wickett taking care of Parkwood Nursing Home patients.

Clinic

Wednesday - AM teaching, PM Academic Half day

Thursday team meeting in afternoon - discuss pts that you have a concern with.

Clinic

Friday - Signout rounds in AM, clinic.

Other Things to addEdit

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