Mission, Vision and Values
The Department of Family and Community Medicine is an academic department composed of health care professionals dedicated to leadership in teaching, research, service and the advancement of the discipline of Family Medicine, locally, nationally and internationally.
Excellence in research, education and innovative clinical practice to advance high quality patient-centred care.
We teach, create and disseminate knowledge in primary care, advancing the discipline of family medicine and improving health for diverse and underserved communities locally and globally.
We are guided by the four principles of family medicine and the following values:
Integrity in all our endeavours
Commitment to innovation and academic and clinical excellence
Lifelong learning and critical inquiry
Promotion of social justice, equity and diversity
Advocacy for access and quality patient care and practice
Multidisciplinary, interprofessional collaboration and effective partnerships
Accountability and transparency within our academic communities and with the public