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Academic Fellowship and Graduate Studies

DFCM's Academic Fellowship and Graduate Studies Program offers many opportunities for health care professionals at all levels to expand their knowledge and advance in their careers. Taught by leaders and experts in their field, our programs will help you become competitive for opportunities to grow and evolve your career.

About our programs

Add a new dimension to your career. Whether you want to focus on broadening your education and teaching skills, begin or advance your career in public health or become a primary care researcher or scholar, we have many courses and degrees to help you reach your goals.

Learn more about our academic fellowships and graduate courses

Our programs are flexible to meet your goals.

  • Grow your teaching skills and influence how the next generation of health professionals are taught. 

  • Improve the health of populations and communities by impacting the health system at the local, provincial and national level. 

  • Prepare for academic and scholarly leadership in primary care. 

  • Advance primary care research and scholarship.

Fellowships, certificates and individual courses

Take the next step. Whether it be a fellowship, a certificate, or an individual course, DFCM has a range of options to further your education and career.
Jan 5, 2022
On May 6, 2022, the virtual DFCM Conference will focus on the theme ‘Better together: Shaping the future of family medicine’. Got a story to tell or a project to share? Consider submitting this in the form of a workshop or poster by February 14, 2022. 
Dec 16, 2021
Throughout the pandemic, you – family doctors, residents, students, primary care providers, researchers, educators, advocates, leaders and support staff – have achieved incredible things. I cannot thank you enough for the ways in which you make our department and our discipline proud, and I know your colleagues, learners and patients would say the same. 
Dec 9, 2021
Authored by nearly 100 family doctors and primary care providers, the 2021 University of Toronto Family Medicine Report features stories, reflections and anecdotes that represent some of the incredible work happening in family medicine and primary care in Toronto and beyond.