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Ongoing Study on Free Prescription Drugs to Support the Canadian Healthcare System

Could a publicly-funded pharmacare program save the Canadian economy from the money it loses on healthcare expenditure? An ongoing project led by Dr. Nav Persaud, Assistant professor at the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) and physician at St. Michael’s, is hoping to answer this question come June 2018.
Aug 4 / 2017

Interventions Increase Breast Cancer Screening for Newcomers and Marginalized Women

A multifaceted intervention providing education and support for pap and mammography screening is a sound strategy to increase screening among under-screened newcomers and marginalized women according to a recent study led by University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine’s (DFCM) researcher Dr. Sheila Dunn.
Jul 31 / 2017

Offering Palliative Care to the Most Vulnerable

Palliative care should be available to all, including people who are homeless, argue researchers at the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM), and family physicians at William Osler Health System, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and Inner City Health Associates.
Jul 19 / 2017

How to Best Teach Primary Care Genetics to Family Medicine Residents?

What is the best way to teach family medicine residents primary care genetics? A recent study authored by Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) faculty determined that three different methods of teaching residents clinically-relevant primary care genetics were equally effective.
Jul 4 / 2017
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