- Professor, Department of Family and Emergency Medicine, Université Laval
- Senior consultant, Office of Health Sciences Education, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval
- Clinical preceptor, Family Medicine Unit, St-François d’Assise Hospital, Quebec
- Researcher, Research Axis of Public health and practice-changing research at CRCHUQ
- The content of feedback from medical supervisors to residents during discussion of medical cases in ambulatory clinical settings
- Developmental process of clinician-teachers' educational competencies in health sciences
- Teaching and evaluating the physician-patient relationship in clinical settings
Social worker (Master’s degree, Université Laval, 1978); accredited family therapist (Université de Montréal, 1981); PhD in Education (Université de Montréal, 1993); post-doctorate in Medical Education (University of Illinois, Chicago, 2007-2008).
Since 1984, Dr. Côté has been actively involved in the clinical supervision of physician-patient relationships at the Family Medicine Training Unit of St-François d’Assise Hospital in Quebec. He is an active medical education researcher, particularly with respect to development of medical and health sciences education programs at the municipal, provincial, national, and international levels. Dr. Côté has taught family medicine since 1993 and became full professor in 2003. In 2001, he founded the Office of Health Sciences Education (Centre de développement pédagogique), affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at l’Université Laval, which he directed until 2007. In 2006, Dr. Côté received a merit certificate from the Canadian Association of Medical Education. In 2008, he received a national award from the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada for his outstanding contribution to faculty development in Canada.