Tag Archives: Wendy Norman

Domhnall_MacDomhnall MacAuley is a CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of primary care in Northern Ireland, UK.

 

The following brief video summary of the recent International Colloquium on Clinical Academic Careers in Primary Care highlights enthusiasm, strong collaboration and funding as key facilitators for robust primary care research. ...continue reading

NormanWendyVWendy Norman is the CIHR and PHAC Chair in Family Planning Public Health Research, and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia

 

As a career offering diverse experiences, challenge and intense satisfaction, academic family practice surely cannot be beat. Many of us may have begun our academic practice early in our career, particularly those of us who were biomedical clinicians-scientists. However, for me the journey to a full academic career, as maybe more typical for family practice clinician scientists, developed over several decades.

Although my early practice-only years in a BC coastal fishing village, accessible only by ferry or float plane, came with long hours and difficult decisions ...continue reading