Family and Community Medicine

Programs that are staffed by specialists in the field of medicine that is concerned with the total health of the individual within the home environment and in the community. Practitioners of family and community medicine provide comprehensive medical care including preventive services with particular emphasis on the family unit, in which the physician's continuing responsibility for health care is not limited by the patient's age or gender, nor by a particular organ system or disease entity.



The Central administrative office for the Hamilton Family Health Team.

Offers a team-based approach to healthcare. All support groups and services provided by the Hamilton Family Health Team are covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). A list of practitioners who are currently accepting patients is available through the website. 

An academic Family Health Team affiliated with the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University. Trains medical clerks and residents in Family Medicine, as well as other health care professionals, providing primary care services and conducting research in the field of family medicine.

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