Department of Family & Community Medicine


ESSENCE Program Helps DFCM Educators Create Scholarly Work

The University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) is full of talented and dedicated teachers. To ensure we’re providing the highest quality of family medicine teaching it’s important to examine our education programs and develop innovations through a scholarly lens.
Apr 22 / 2019

The siege mentality

Many healthcare professionals view their future, and their patients’ futures, with dismay, feeling theirs is a profession under siege(1). Indeed, attacks upon healthcare workers do seem to be escalating in some parts of the world(2), and drug addiction(3) and mental despair(4) are altogether too common among medical practitioners(5). Medicine can be a demanding and dangerous enterprise(6).
Apr 17 / 2019

In African Villages, These Phones Become Ultrasound Scanners

Apr 16 / 2019

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