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A First for Family Medicine: Two DFCM Faculty Members named Canada Research Chairs

For the first time in the history of the program, two family physicians from the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine have been awarded Canada Research Chairs by Dr. Noah Ivers the Canadian government.
Jun 19 / 2019

Providing Inclusive Care to the Trans Community

Thea Weisdorf and Sue Hranilovic specialize in providing primary care to non-binary and transgender individuals as part of the health team at the Health Centre at 410, St. Michael’s Hospital. Weisdorf is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Family and Community Medicine and has been working as a staff physician at the Health Centre at 410 since 1996.
Jun 18 / 2019

First Indigenous Health Lead Part of Department’s Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Dr. Suzanne Shoush is now the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM)’s first-ever Indigenous Health Faculty Lead. In her role, Dr. Shoush will work with DFCM faculty, residents, students and staff to develop and implement an integrated and accountable plan for the department to respond to the needs of Indigenous communities it serves.
Jun 10 / 2019

U of T Family Medicine Resident Wins Prestigious Young Leader Award

Dr. Ali Damji, a second-year resident at the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM), has won the Canadian Medical Association’s Award for Young Leaders (Resident) for demonstrating exemplary dedication, commitment and leadership in one of the following areas: political, clinical, educational, or research and community service.
May 21 / 2019