Med student pointing at presentation for an attendee at DFCM's conference

The Office of Education Scholarship

Education scholarship is about ideas. It’s about taking an idea about teaching and learning — something you are curious about or even a frustration — and developing that into findings that can be shared and acted upon. 

The Office of Education Scholarship (OES) is here to help you! Book an Education Scholarship Chat to have an informal conversation with an OES faculty member and explore our programs and services below. 

Dr. Kulamakan Kulasegaram
“We are creating the future of family medicine education through rigorous scholarship, collaboration and capacity building.”

Apply for an AOP grant to fund your education scholarship.

DFCM faculty are influencing the world of education scholarship.

Learn the basics of education scholarship.

Browse our library of education scholarship supports.

Book an informal chat or a formal consultation with OES faculty.

Don’t miss these upcoming events and find recordings for events you've missed!

About us

The OES is a source of knowledge, guidance and mentorship in scholarly activities related to teaching and education in family medicine. Our faculty work with individuals, leaders, programs and teaching sites. We can help you take a question through the scholarly process to a stage where the results of your work can be shared with a peer group. We can support and help build your own capacity to engage in your everyday work in a scholarly manner.
Feb 6, 2023
Many routine health care practices had to be adapted quickly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With quarantining and social distancing measures put in place to mitigate the spread of the virus, family doctors and learners swiftly turned to alternatives for in-person care with some more prepared than others to acclimate to the virtual environment.
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.
Aug 17, 2022
In-person meetings abruptly stopped when the pandemic lockdowns first hit. The pandemic also exposed social inequities that affect access to health care. The patient experience has fundamentally changed. Read about how SCOPE, founded by DFCM faculty Dr. Pauline Pariser, partnered with U of T med students to address these problems in Toronto doctors' offices.