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The Family Medicine Residency Program is 24 months long. The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) mandates that each resident must complete eight months in Family Medicine during two years. Other core rotations include Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Care of the Elderly, Palliative Care and Emergency Medicine. In a resident's second year, two of the months spent in Family Medicine are spent in rural teaching practices.
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- Admissions ProcessIf you are interested in applying to the Family Medicine Residency Program, please click the link above. We have divided the different admission processes into 3 different areas to provide helpful information on how to apply.
- New ResidentsWelcome to new residents starting in the 2016-2017 residency year! Click the link above to find more information on residency requirements and what you need to know prior to commencing your training.
- Resident PoliciesOn this page you will find DFCM Resident Safety Policy, Resident Intimidation and Harassment Policies and Resource Checklist and Resident Wellness Resource Checklist.
- Program StreamsChoose from multiple sites with urban, suburban and rural training options.
- Teaching SitesView links to site websites, read a site description and view a sample rotation schedule.
- Enhanced Skills ProgramAn opportunity for a physician to obtain advanced training and/or to acquire more specialized expertise not normally acquired during residency training.
- Teaching PracticesProvides 25% of core family medicine training for all second year Family Medicine residents and also includes the Rural Residency Program (RRP) residency training for up to eight second-year residents.
- Compare all Enhanced Skills Programs and ApplyA chart that compares all the Enhanced Skills Program opportunities by application deadline, the number of positions available, funding available, the program length and faculty contact for the program.
- Learning InitiativesAn opportunity to enhance residency through various programs and courses such as: Procedural Skills Course, Rural Northern Initiative Program, CSEP Counselling Skills Course, ALARM Advances in Labour and Risk Management Course, Part-time Training Option and Teaching Residents to Teach Program (TRT).
- Contact Postgraduate Education Program
- Locums and VacanciesPosting Information for DFCM Locums and Vacancies