Academic Library Databases
Use our online library databases to browse specialized DFCM-produced works on family medicine. You will find resident projects, fellows’ papers, book reviews and quality improvement projects here.
RefShare Faculty Development Database
Created by the Centre for Faculty Development at the University of Toronto, this database contains references to books, articles, websites, conference proceedings, and more, often with links to the abstract or full-text. Some links are restricted to users affiliated with the University of Toronto.
To search the database:
Click on “Search” then “Advanced” and enter your search terms. Click the “Search” button.
To access full text for a reference:
Click the “Get it! UTL” button. Full text will be retrieved if the item is available at University of Toronto Libraries. Full-text access is restricted to University of Toronto affiliates.
Academic Leadership Literature Database
The academic leadership literature database contains references to books, articles, websites, and leadership conferences and courses, and includes links to abstracts and/or full-text. Some links are restricted to users affiliated with the University of Toronto.
The literature is categorized under the following topic areas:
- Family Medicine
- Leader characteristics and competencies – academic, clinical or general
- Leader identification
- Leadership challenges and problems
- Leadership styles
- Professional development – medical school, programs, curriculum, women, academic
- Programs and courses available – U of T or external
- Succession planning
DFCM Academic Fellows’ Papers Database (Past Fellows’ Papers)
This database references DFCM Fellows' Papers from 1993 onwards. Search by year, title, author, subject or course name.
Access to the material prior to 2013 requires permission from your supervisors. Please email the DFCM Librarian and provide your proof of their permission.
Family and Community Medicine Residents' Projects Index (Past Residents’ Projects)
This database indexes research papers completed by residents in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, from 1979 to the present. Search by author, title, date, or subject. Results are citation information only. Please email the DFCM librarian for the PDFs.
DFCM Academic Fellowship and Graduate Studies Program Book Review Database
This database contains reviews of books on clinical education and teaching completed by graduate students and academic fellows in the Department of Family and Community Medicine Graduate Studies Program at the University of Toronto. To access the full text of any of the reviews on this list please email the DFCM librarian.