Community & Partnerships

We aim to build and steward partnerships with community organizations and groups, public health units, and other health system and social services organizations – especially those serving equity-deserving communities – to promote better health outcomes.

This is about where people live their lives; bridging the gap between academic medicine and the experiences of the people who use, seek or need health care services.

We don’t build bridges to community alone; we do so through community-led partnerships with trusted organizations that have long histories of community-embedded work.

We appreciate that each community has their own specific conditions and needs that must be considered and addressed in deep collaboration with those groups and with purpose-fit approaches.

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Nov 28, 2023
The DFCM Conference is designed for you. Join DFCM colleagues and friends on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at the Beanfield Centre, Toronto as we come together to connect and learn.
Nov 23, 2023
With National Physician Assistant Day coming up on November 27, BScPA alumnus Drew Gould reflects on his time in the program and his career as a PA in Northern Ontario.
Nov 13, 2023
DFCM’s Physician Assistant program is expanding to support patients and other care providers in an overstretched health system.