News

DFCM External Review 2012-2020

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

Announcing Dr. Danielle Martin as incoming DFCM Chair

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

MD Program new appointments: DFCM faculty leadership

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

Helping physicians care for their own health, so they can continue to care for others

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

Events and Deadlines

Sep 22 Climate Impact of Inhalers
| 12:00pm–1:00pm
Sep 27 Health Equity and Transformation through Community Advocacy
| 4:00pm–6:00pm
Oct 7 DFCM Celebration Event
| 5:00pm–7:30pm
Oct 8 COVID-19 Community of Practice for Ontario Family Physicians
| 8:00am–9:00am
Oct
27 – 28
AFHTO 2021 Conference
| All day