Head and professor
Max Rady College of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
S100 Medical Service Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R33 0W2
As an educator, Dr. François has worked in the implementation of competency-based approaches in family medicine training and expanding rural training opportunities in the province. His other areas of educational research interest include, lifelong learning, and the assessment and feedback in the practice setting.
In the clinical sphere, he has worked to improve and study themes of access and quality of primary care including advanced access scheduling, shared-care models and interprofessional teams.
Dr. José François is head of the department of family medicine at the University of Manitoba’s Max Rady College of Medicine and provincial specialty lead medical for family medicine at Shared Health. He is also interim head of the department of emergency medicine.
Prior academic appointments include associate dean for continuing professional development and head, department of medical education in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.
Dr. François practices family medicine at Centre de santé St-Boniface, Victoria Hospital and ActionMarguerite. He has been active in many initiatives aiming to improve access and quality of primary care including advanced access scheduling, shared-care models and interprofessional teams.
Canadian Associate for Medical Education (CAME) Certificate of Excellence (2014)