Department of Family & Community Medicine

Message from the Chair

Dr. David Tannenbaum, Interim Chair 

Summer 2020 has been far from a typical summer. Many are feeling the strain of COVID-19 professionally and personally through altered clinical practice, disrupted vacation plans, childcare pressures, and continued worries about illness in themselves and loved ones. Re-openings are necessary but concerning.  Awareness of systemic racism is heightened and felt by many around us. A number of our colleagues are stressed. Please make sure to take care of your own wellbeing and reach out if you need to – a list of wellness resources are available on the Faculty of Medicine's website here or on our COVID-10 resource page here.

As we continue to deal with the vexing problems around us it is important to take time to celebrate successes among our faculty members.

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DFCM eNewsletter

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COVID-19 Community of Practice

A joint initiative with OCFP, the COVID-19 Community of Practice is a space where family physicians across Ontario can come together to learn from each other during this challenging time. These one-hour webinars will be interactive and questions from participants will be answered in real-time.

Learn more about upcoming webinars or find our past webinars here.


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