Highlights

  • 2014

    Dr. Vachon becomes president of the AMOM

    2014

    Dr. Michel Vachon is elected president of the AMOM at the Annual General Meeting. He still holds office to this day.

  • 2013

    Dr. Asselin retires from politics

    2013

    Dr. Asselin retires from medical politics in the autumn 2013. The vice-president, Dr. Michel Vachon, then becomes the acting president until his election as president in 2014.

  • 2011

    The AMOM celebrates its 50th anniversary

    2011

    On July 15, the AMOM celebrated its 50th anniversary. On the 1st of April, the AMOM held a cocktail event to pay tribute to all the elected members who had worked on half a century’s worth of union activities.

  • Dr. Marc-André Asselin launches his book

    2011

    On April 1st, a cocktail party at the Governor’s House was the setting for Dr. Marc-André Asselin’s book launch ‘La petite histoire d’une grande association – 1961-2011’. The book goes over the many milestones of the AMOM. Pictures of the event.
  • 2009

    Dr. Yvon Grand’Maison is named honorary member

    2009

  • 2008

    The AMOM pays tribute to its founders

    2008

    While holding a caucus meeting at the restaurant Les Chênets, on December 12, the AMOM executive took the opportunity to honour and thank former presidents as well as a few other doctors for their involvement in the Association over the years. Pictures of the event.
  • 2007

    Dr. Renald Dutil is named emeritus member of the FMOQ

    2007

  • Dr. Alain Neveu is honored at the Gérard-Hamel symposium

    2007

  • 2005

    Dr. Gaston Drapeau is named emeritus member of the FMOQ

    2005

  • 2004

    Dr. Georges Boileau is named emeritus member of the FMOQ

    2004

  • 2003

    Dr. Gaston Drapeau is honored at the Gérard-Hamel symposium

    2003

  • 2002

    Dr. Clément Richer is named emeritus member of the FMOQ

    2002

  • Dr. Jacques Dinelle is named emeritus member of the FMOQ

    2002

  • 2001

    Dr. Isaac Wilchesky is honored at the FMOQ union meeting

    2001

  • 1995

    Dr. Dutil becomes president of the FMOQ

    1995

    On December 16, Dr. Dutil is elected president of the FMOQ until he steps down from his functions in December 2007.

  • Dr. Marc-André Asselin becomes president of the AMOM

    1995

    December 6, end of Dr. Dutil’s mandate and beginning of Dr. Marc-André Asselin’s term as president of the AMOM.

  • 1981

    Dr. Renald Dutil becomes president of the AMOM

    1981

    Dr. Renald Dutil takes over as president of the AMOM. He stays in office until December 6th 1995.

  • 1979

    Dr. Clément Richer becomes president of the AMOM

    1979

    In June, Dr. Clément Richer is elected as president of the AMOM. He than moves on to become the president of the FMOQ on the 12th of December 1981 and stays in office until December 1995.

  • 1978

    Dr. Maurice Thibault becomes president of the AMOM

    1978

    Dr. Maurice Thibault is elected president of the Association et stays in office until 1979

  • Election of Dr. Jean-Paul Robin as president of the AMOM

    1977

    He stays in office until 1978

  • Dr. Lawrence B. McNally succeeds as president

    1974

    He will stay in office until 1977, before being replaced by Dr. Jean-Paul Robin.

  • Dr. Florent Breton is elected president of the AMOM

    1971

    Dr. Florent Breton becomes president for a second time. He will stay in office until 1974 before being replaced by Dr. Lawreence B. McNally.

  • 1970

    The Quebec Health Insurance Plan (RAMQ) is born

    1970

    In October, The Quebec Health Insurance Plan (RAMQ) is born. The Association had supported this plan since day one.

  • 1970

    Dr. Jean-Guy Harris comes back as president of the AMOM

    1970

  • Dr. Florent Breton is elected president of AMOM

    1969

  • 1968

    The Association changes its name

    1968

    On February 17, the Association is authorized to change its name to the ‘Association des médecins omnipraticiens de Montréal’.

  • 1967

    ‘The Rand Formula’ is applied

    1967

    On July 3, as the ‘Entente sur l’assistance médicale’ was being renewed, the ‘Rand Formula’ was applied to general practitioners in Québec. From now on, the FMOQ can withhold the funding needed for union related activities.

  • Dr. Raymond Rivest is elected president of the Association

    1966

    Dr. Rivest becomes the sixth president of the AMOM. He will stay in office until 1969.

  • 1965

    Dr. Gérard Hamel becomes the president of the FMOQ

    1965

    On December 4, Dr. Gérard Hamel, a respected AMOM leader, becomes the president of the FMOQ until 1981.

  • 1964

    Dr. Jean-Guy Harris becomes president of the AMOM

    1964

  • Dr. Guy Laporte becomes president of the AMOM for a second time

    1963

  • 1963

    The FMOQ is created

    1963

    On January 12, after much hard work, the ‘Fédération des médecins omnipraticiens du Québec’ is officially created.

  • 1962

    Dr. Arthur Richer becomes president of the AMOM

    1962

  • The Association’s constitution is accepted

    1961

    The Secretary of the Province of Quebec acknowledges the Association’s constitution.

  • The status of legal union is confirmed

    1961

    On July 15, the Gazette Officielle du Québec confirms the status of legal union to the ‘Association des médecins-chirurgiens en pratique générale du district médical de Montréal.’

  • Association’s Constituent Assembly

    1961

    On March 4, Dr. Guy Laporte gathers 31 of his colleagues in the Châteaubriand Pavillon on Côte-de-Liesse. This marks the Association’s Constituent Assembly.

  • Dr. Guy Laporte gathers his colleagues

    1960

    In fall 1960, Dr. Guy Laporte invites over ten doctors to his home to convince them to form a union to represent doctors from the Montréal region. Dr. Laporte will serve as president until 1962.