The DFCM, the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, is the largest Family Medicine training program in North America. Our department is recognized internationally for its clinical, educational and research excellence. Our teaching units are at the forefront of primary care renewal.


Faculty and Staff Travel 30,000 km Across Ontario to Support Rural Preceptors and Residents

WebCV Expires September 30, 2016

Q&A with Dr. Marla Shapiro

Dr. Eva Grunfeld Named as Chair of New Canadian Institute of Health Research Institute Advisory Board on Chronic Conditions

Conference Report Provides Innovative Recommendations on How to Reimagine Medical Education

Enhanced Skills Program Vacancies Open Until May 1, 2016

Registration Closed for the DFCM Conference April 21-22

U of T Home to New National Network on Diabetes

First Cohort of Family Medicine Residents in Ethiopia Graduates

Alfaisal University in Saudi Arabia Hosts First Meetup of UofT Alumni

Q&A: Cynthia Whitehead, Director, Wilson Centre

Physician-Industry Relationships : A Refresher on the Guidelines

Site Visits Show Impressive Work DFCM Faculty is Achieving Every Day

Delivering Health Care to Syrian Refugees

Professor David White Appointed Interim DFCM Chair

Q&A with Outgoing DFCM Chair, Dr. Lynn Wilson

Emergency Departments Gear Up for Influx of Older Patients

James Mackenzie Lecture Proves Big Data is Powerful

Resources for Working with Syrian Refugees

DFCM Staff Member presents “decent and supportive” Boss with Award on National Radio

DFCM Releases New 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

Massive Study Led by DFCM Faculty Member Shows Potential for Using Blood Tests to Detect Lung Cancer

2015-2016 Research Rounds Dates Announced

New E-learning Videos on Measurement in Primary Care Quality ImprovementThe Quality Improvement program is launching this short, concise video series on measurement in primary care quality improvement.

Renowned scholar, Dr. David Irby, speaks to DFCM

DFCM creates new Health Professional Educator (HPE) Lead positions to support education

DFCM announces new Maternity Care Lead

Read about the first-ever Breakthrough Conference. DFCM hosted a one-day event that brought together 80 leaders from diverse fields to identify new ideas for educating U of T's undergraduate medical students.

 Call for workshops for DFCM's 2015 Undergraduate Education Faculty Development Workshop Day.

Now accepting applications for the Graduate Research Studies Award until Friday, June 12. Please see the Research page for details.

Dr. Mike Evans releases new video: Tackling childhood obesity and nutrition.

Teaching Leaders in Thailand DFCM faculty members Drs. Helen Batty and Abbas Ghavam-Rassoul recently returned from delivering a three-day leadership course to healthcare executives in Bangkok, Thailand.

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