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Our Vision

Personalized care excellence delivered in a learning environment for future healthcare professionals.

Our Mission

  • Offer exemplary interprofessional evidenced-based care, in both official languages, to our patients.
  • Guarantee a francophone environment for learners in various healthcare disciplines.
  • Collaborate and innovate with our regional, national and international partners.

Our Emblem: The Laurel Leaf

The laurel leaf is a symbol of education, of the pursuit of education, as well as of healing. The word “baccalaureate” means: laurel berries. It is awarded to students when they obtain their university baccalaureate. In Ancient Greece, the laurel crown was given to newly qualified physicians. In traditional medicine, medication extracted from laurel berries is often considered to have powerful healing properties.

The Family Medicine Unit: A Teaching Unit

The Montfort Academic Family Health Team is a teaching unit of the Department of Family Medicine of the University of Ottawa. During their studies, students and family medicine residents must be directly observed by their professors. The student or the resident you will consult at the clinic may possibly be under the direct supervision of his or her supervisor by means of a camera. A consent form will be given to you and will be explained by the student or the resident. You must sign it at the time of your visit.

What is a Family Health Team (FHT)?

A Family Health Team is an approach to primary health care that brings together different health care providers to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for you - the patient.

Our Family Health Team consists of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who work collaboratively, each utilizing their experience and skills so that you receive the very best care.

What do Family Health Teams mean to me?

Family Health Teams are patient centered and their patients have access to a number of health care services from a variety of team members, including their family doctor.

For patients of the Montfort Academic Family Health Team, this means: