Remembering Ian McWhinney

Fam Med. 2013 Sep;45(8):539-40.


Ian McWhinney, MD, who passed away 1 year ago this month, was a founder of family medicine in North America. As a social philosopher and a naturalist, he had a great influence on the development of family medicine.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Canada
  • England
  • Family Practice / history*
  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans

Personal name as subject

  • Ian McWhinney