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Mentorship is key in helping our faculty fulfill their professional goals, improve their job satisfaction and build a supportive culture across our department.

The DFCM Mentorship website provides information and resources for both mentors and mentees. Faculty can learn about DFCM mentoring initiatives, identify their mentoring goals and interests, and connect to a mentor/mentee or mentoring event.

Looking to join the 100+ faculty members who are part of the DFCM Mentorship Network? Learn more about the matching process here.

DFCM Mentorship is led by Dr. Viola Antao (Faculty Mentorship Lead). Learn more about the team here.

Join our network

Looking to get involved? Find a mentor or sign up to become one. Explore our many resources for mentors and mentees to help you excel in your role.  


For more information about becoming a mentor or mentee, contact us at dfcm.mentorship@utoronto.ca.

Jan 11, 2023
Dr. Melanie Henry has been appointed as the inaugural Vice-Chair, Community and Partnerships. The creation of this role is a priority in our strategic plan as part of DFCM’s commitment to invest in community partnerships across our education, research, and quality and innovation work.
Jan 11, 2023
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. 
Nov 23, 2022
Domestic violence against women and girls intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading the United Nations to call it “the shadow pandemic.” To help primary care providers support patients suffering domestic violence, Dr. Bannuya Balasubramanaiam, the 2021 recipient of the Elana Fric Family Medicine Award for Leadership and Advocacy, developed an online guide that walks clinicians through recognizing the signs and symptoms of domestic abuse.