Research at DFCM

Research

Being part of DFCM’s Research Program means being connected to national and international leaders in family medicine research and having access to a wealth of data through UTOPIAN, DFCM’s practice-based research network. DFCM's Research Program is dedicated to supporting faculty interested in conducting research, building research infrastructure, and developing research excellence.  

ABOUT THE RESEARCH PROGRAM

Impacting Health through Research
Learn what the research program is doing, the types of research being done at DFCM and the supports we offer for our faculty, learners and staff.

Resources for Researchers

Valuable Tools
Peruse the tools available to you in the research process for data collection, research dissemination and more.

Services for Researchers

Building Your Project the Right Way
Take advantage of services we offer for your research preparations, from application support to methodology design and more.

UTOPIAN

Connecting Research with Frontline Clinical Care
UTOPIAN brings together DFCM researchers and primary care practices to answer important healthcare questions and translate findings into practice.

Faculty Research Positions

Supporting our Investigators
We support researchers with funding and protected research time. Learn more about the four types of Investigator Awards.

RESEARCHERS

Taking Family Medicine Research to New Heights
A searchable database of our researchers.

Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellow - Primary Care and Biostatistics/Epidemiology (Term)

DFCM is inviting applications for a full-time (term) post-doctoral fellow. The post-doctoral fellow will work closely with BETTER WISE (Building on Existing Tools to Improve Cancer and Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening for Wellness of Cancer Survivors and Patients) study investigators and biostatisticians. Closing date: May 19, 2021.

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Research Associate (Term)

DFCM is inviting applications for a full-time Limited Term Research Associate with research interests in primary care. 

Reporting to Dr. Peter Selby, Vice-Chair Research, the Research Associate will take a leadership role in advancing family medicine through a research project that involves the analysis and environmental scan of existing primary health care research programs to inform the structure and function of a university based research program with faculty distributed across 14 clinical sites. 

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Do you need assistance with your research project metholodogy/biostatistics?

The DFCM Research Program offers a wide range of biostatistical and research methodology support services including assistance writing grant applications, designing studies, data management, data analysis, and dissemination of findings.

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DFCM City Wide Research Rounds

DFCM City Wide Research Rounds are bi-monthly, two-hour interactive events focusing on primary care research and research practices. Research Rounds are open to all Family Medicine / Community Medicine / Primary Care researchers, faculty, residents, students, and staff. 

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