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UTOPIAN

The University of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network (UTOPIAN) is a living laboratory that partners front-line care providers with academic researchers, providing necessary insights into what’s working and what could work better in primary care in Ontario. UTOPIAN is one of the largest primary care research networks in North America, and amongst the largest in the world.

Get to know UTOPIAN

A state-of-the-art living laboratory
UTOPIAN is a network of over 1400 family physicians in practices within the 14 DFCM academic sites throughout the GTA and beyond. The UTOPIAN database contains de-identified primary care EMR data available for research and to be linked to other datasets.

Work with UTOPIAN

Learn how you can join the network
Contribute data, conduct research and engage with clinical research to strengthen family medicine’s research capacity.

Dr. Mike Evans explains primary care research and UTOPIAN

CFPC building research-readiness and QI in family medicine

Jun 28, 2022
As always, we greet the end of the academic year with much to celebrate and much to be grateful for.
May 31, 2022
Even in the midst of dark times, it is important to remember to celebrate the joyful moments that life brings to our extended community. Read more about our senior promotions and take upcoming opportunities to reconnect with each other, including our new strategic planning website, now live, and new events in June. 
May 30, 2022
On May 6, 2022, over 640 faculty, alumni, residents, students, staff, and local and international friends of DFCM gathered for the first fully virtual DFCM Conference, which had the theme Better together: Shaping the future of family medicine. The morning keynote by Dr. Sandro Galea also kicked off our New Horizons speaker series. Watch the video recording, available now.