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.
*At this time, certain activities related to UTOPIAN are paused. No new data is being collected. However, as permitted by the REB, previously collected EMR data in the UTOPIAN Data Safe Haven is available and may be analyzed for research projects.
Dr. Mike Evans explains primary care research and UTOPIAN
CFPC building research-readiness and QI in family medicine
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Partnering with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, DFCM’s division of mental health and addiction co-hosted a summit on family medicine involvement in improving health outcomes for people who use substances.
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Despite growing calls for anti-racism in health care, studies have shown that the world's top medical journals rarely publish articles on the topic of racism and health. So when the Canadian Medical Association Journal published two full special issues focused on Black health and anti-Black racism in health care in Canada, it was extraordinarily significant not only for the Black medical community, but for the medical profession at large.