The DFCM, the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, is the largest Family Medicine training program in North America. Our department is recognized internationally for its clinical, educational and research excellence. Our teaching units are at the forefront of primary care renewal.


2016 DFCM Conference Now Accepting Workshop Submissions

DFCM Staff Member presents “decent and supportive” Boss with Award on National Radio

Registration Open: Undergraduate Education Faculty Development Workshop Nov 27

DFCM Releases New 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

Massive Study Led by DFCM Faculty Member Shows Potential for Using Blood Tests to Detect Lung Cancer

2015-2016 Research Rounds Dates Announced

New E-learning Videos on Measurement in Primary Care Quality ImprovementThe Quality Improvement program is launching this short, concise video series on measurement in primary care quality improvement.

Renowned scholar, Dr. David Irby, speaks to DFCM

DFCM creates new Health Professional Educator (HPE) Lead positions to support education

DFCM announces new Maternity Care Lead

Read about the first-ever Breakthrough Conference. DFCM hosted a one-day event that brought together 80 leaders from diverse fields to identify new ideas for educating U of T's undergraduate medical students.

 Call for workshops for DFCM's 2015 Undergraduate Education Faculty Development Workshop Day.

Now accepting applications for the Graduate Research Studies Award until Friday, June 12. Please see the Research page for details.

Dr. Mike Evans releases new video: Tackling childhood obesity and nutrition.

Teaching Leaders in Thailand DFCM faculty members Drs. Helen Batty and Abbas Ghavam-Rassoul recently returned from delivering a three-day leadership course to healthcare executives in Bangkok, Thailand.

DFCM OpenResources and Tools for Teaching and Practicing Family Medicine Make a Donation