DFCM's Division of Palliative Care is a community dedicated to enhancing medical education in palliative care and leading change at the system level across Canada.
With demographics in Canada shifting toward a larger aging population, family physicians will be faced with patients increasingly in need of quality palliative care. That’s why DFCM and the Division of Palliative Care work to introduce family medicine students to palliative care early in their medical education, and provide many learning components throughout their postgraduate family medicine training.
Mar 8, 2023
After a storied hockey career that culminated in being inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame, Hayley Wickenheiser pursued another childhood dream: becoming a doctor. “I always knew I needed a life after hockey and thought that would be a good one,” says Wickenheiser.
Jan 11, 2023
The front door of primary care: Family and emergency doctors advocate for tailored care for older people
With many strains on our health system, COVID among them, emergency departments (ED) see more older people than ever before. Yet, EDs still lack some basic aspects needed to provide excellent care for this large cohort.
Sep 30, 2022
Watch the video recording from DFCM's annual Award & Celebration Event, held on Sept. 20, 2022. Hosted by Drs. David White and Melanie Henry, the event celebrated DFCM Awards of Excellence, DFCM Program Awards and external awards. DFCM’s 13 senior promotion recipients were featured in a video compilation. Recipients of four highlighted awards were also featured.