In March 2021, in advance of a search for the next Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) Chair, the Temerty Faculty of Medicine initiated a comprehensive external review process. This included a self-study report and consultation with faculty, staff and learners to inform the selection of the incoming DFCM Chair and guide the department’s future strategic development.
Aug 26 / 2021
Dear Colleagues, I am very pleased to share the news that Dr. Danielle Martin has been appointed Chair of the Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM) for a 5-year term beginning October 1, 2021.
Aug 17 / 2021
Family physicians play a key role in teaching and leadership in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine MD Program, which prepares students for future careers across the healthcare system. Many Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) faculty are actively involved in the MD Program, helping to train the next generation of physicians and exposing them to the power and breadth of family medicine early in their training.
Aug 4 / 2021
For many health workers, the pandemic added multiple layers of stress, grief and exhaustion to already challenging roles. Through the Docs4Docs initiative, family doctors are helping physicians cope with the added pressures of the pandemic and care for their own health, so they can continue to care for others.
Jul 28 / 2021