Hamilton Health Sciences
Clinical Departments

Family Medicine
McMaster University’s Department of Family Medicine is world-renowned for innovations in research, eHealth and medical education, and for its diverse and collaborative researchers, educators and clinical investigators who have made substantial impacts on the delivery of health care throughout our communities. Since its establishment in 1967, the Department has become known for its ability to lead the development and implementation of new models of primary care locally, nationally and globally.

Through the McMaster Family Health Team, the Department’s two clinics care for over 35,000 patients in and around Hamilton, while the Maternity Centre of Hamilton oversees the care of approximately 700 expectant and new mothers per year. From providing health care, to fundraising and volunteering, the Department is driven by a commitment to giving back to our community.

Chief Assistant:
Vanessa Greco
phone 905.525.9140 ext. 21703
Dr. David Price
Dr. David Price is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University, and has been Chief of Family Medicine at Hamilton Health Sciences since 2004. He has been a physician for over 25 years, practicing comprehensive family medicine.

He was the Provincial Primary Care Lead and also the Chair of the Provincial Expert Advisory Panel on Primary Care (2013-2014) and is currently a Primary Health Care Medical Consultant with the Ministry. He has considerable interest and experience in primary care reform and healthcare policy development not only through his leadership roles at the University and Hospital, but also through his involvement with local, regional and provincial government bodies where he acts as a consultant and advisor.

Locally, he was the founding director of the Maternity Centre of Hamilton; a multidisciplinary centre that cares for prenatal and intrapartum patients. Dr. Price was also instrumental in helping to create the academic Family Health Team at McMaster University, an interprofessional team, currently serving over 35,000 patients in the Hamilton area. He was a key player in the development of the David Braley Health Sciences Centre in downtown Hamilton.
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Vanessa Greco at email or at phone extension 21703
Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100

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