Teaching Family Medicine Residents

There is an exciting range of teaching opportunities with family medicine postgrad residents, whether your priority is time commitment, location or focus of teaching. As a family medicine teacher, experience the rewards of educating future family physicians and of faculty status. Explore our postgrad teaching opportunities at DFCM and find one that works for you.

Teaching Residents to Teach (TRT)
Mentor First-Year Family Medicine Residents as a Co-Teacher

Help first-year residents acquire the skills and confidence needed for teaching at DFCM in a variety of settings, along with feedback and mentoring skills. Through role playing in small groups, you’ll teach residents how to instruct their students about standardized patients and family violence, as well as, how to provide clinical supervision and feedback. With an intervaled time commitment of three half-day sessions spread throughout the year, Teaching Residents to Teach is a flexible teaching option.

Teaching Practices
Teach Second-Year Residents in Your Community

Teach second-year residents in your community, whether rural, small town, suburban or urban.

Rural Northern Initiative (RNI)
Short-Term Commitment, Vital Support in Rural Communities

In just two weeks of your time, you will be contributing to a community in need of assistance and help expose DFCM residents to exciting and rewarding work in northern Ontario. 

Integrated Communities Stream
Mentorship for Residents Dedicated to Comprehensive Family Medicine

Help prepare second-year residents for comprehensive family medicine by working with them in your community over six-month rotations. The Integrated Communities Stream is part of the Teaching Practices Division.