Dr. Sara Turcotte

Clinical Scholarship and MSc in Family Medicine

Program: MSc in Family Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
School of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
McGill University

Thesis title: Former residents’ perspective of a remediation program in family medicine using interpretative phenomenological analysis.
Thesis Advisory Committee: Charo Rodriguez (Principal Supervisor), Kathleen Rice (Co-Supervisor), Perle Feldman (Advisor)

Short biography
Dr. Sara Turcotte completed her medical education at the University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and revalidated her studies in Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo. She is a certified Fellow from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Dr. Turcotte has worked internationally in community personal and humanitarian health assistance, as well as in health human resources training, managing and project planning for more than 25 years. After having completed the Family Medicine Clinician Scholar program at McGill University, Dr. Turcotte is currently finalizing her MSc program in Family Medicine. Her thesis aims at understanding the lived experience of remediation from the perspective of former remediated family medicine residents. Her research interests also include medical anthropology, and the comparison of cultural health systems in the context of global health.